Conversations on Dance

BONUS: Natasha Sheehan, Dancer with San Francisco Ballet

Posted by on 10.26.2018

BONUS: Natasha Sheehan, Dancer with San Francisco Ballet

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/NatashaSheehan.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn today’s bonus episode we are continuing our coverage of San Francisco Ballet at the Kennedy Center as they showcase 6 works from the company’s Unbound: a festival of new works.  Today’s episode was recorded in April when we were in San Francisco as these works all premiered.  We talk with new corps member, Natasha Sheehan about training at San Francisco Ballet School, joining the company, and her blog about healthy eating and wellness.  

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(112) LIVE from the Kennedy Center: Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director of San Francisco Ballet

Posted by on 10.23.2018

(112) LIVE from the Kennedy Center: Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director of San Francisco Ballet

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/HelgiTomasson.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’ was recorded live at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Our guest is former New York City Ballet principal and Artistic Director of the San Francisco Ballet, Helgi Tomasson. The San Francisco Ballet is performing at the Kennedy Center this week, from October 23 – 28, 2018. They will be performing six works that premiered earlier this year at the ‘Unbound’ festival in San Francisco. You can purchase tickets online at...

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(111) Sarah Van Patten, San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer

Posted by on 10.15.2018

(111) Sarah Van Patten, San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/SarahVanPatten.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week we are joined by Sarah Van Patten, Principal with  San Francisco Ballet.  Sarah trained at Ballet Workshop of New England, and danced with Massachusetts Youth Ballet. In 2000 at age 15, she joined the Royal Danish Ballet as an apprentice where John Neumeier cast her as Juliet in his Romeo and Juliet. Soon after, she was promoted to the rank of corps dancer, one of the youngest corps dancer ever invited to the Royal Danish Ballet in its 200-year history.  Van Patten joined San...

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(110) Stella Abrera, Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre

Posted by on 10.08.2018

(110) Stella Abrera, Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/StellaAbrera.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week on Conversations on Dance we are joined from the Vail Dance Festival by Stella Abrera, Principal with American Ballet Theatre.   Stella began her training in her home town of Pasadena, California.  Her family moved to Sydney, Australia where she spent three years studying the Royal Academy of Dancing (or RAD).  After returning to the States, Abrera joined American Ballet Theatre as a member of the corps de ballet in 1996 and was appointed a Soloist in 2001. After almost 20 years...

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(109) Daniel Applebaum, dancer with the New York City Ballet

Posted by on 10.01.2018

(109) Daniel Applebaum, dancer with the New York City Ballet

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/DanielApplebaum.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week on Conversations On Dance, we talk to Daniel Applebaum, dancer with the New York City Ballet. Daniel joined the company in 2005, and quickly became one of the most depended upon dancers, regularly dancing triple bills, morphing into  varied choreographic styles, and keeping dozens of ballets ready to go in his mind and body. Noted for his intelligence, elegance, musicality, and full out movement quality, Daniel continues to be an onstage force and promises to be a mind that will...

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(108) Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener, Choreographic Duo

Posted by on 09.24.2018

(108) Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener, Choreographic Duo

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/SilasRashaun.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week on ‘Conversations On Dance’, we are joined by the choreographic team sweeping the modern dance world, Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener. The duo performed together at Merce Cunningham Dance company where they discovered their choreographic compatibility and a similar willingness to explore the way abstraction and representation coincide in the body. Their works have been presented at MoMA PS1, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, NY Live Arts, the Brooklyn Academy of...

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