Conversations on Dance

(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...

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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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BONUS: Alastair Macaulay on his departure from the New York Times

Posted by on 09.21.2018

BONUS: Alastair Macaulay on his departure from the New York Times

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Alastair-Macaulay-NYT.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week on ‘Conversations On Dance’, we are bringing you a special bonus episode, with one of of most frequent guests, Alastair Macaulay. Today, Alastair has announced his decision to step down from his post as chief dance critic of the New York Times. In his years writing for the Times, Alastair’s reviews became events unto themselves, illuminating the performances he saw for many avid readers. Today we talk to Alastair about the artists whose performances most...

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(107) Misa Kuranaga, Boston Ballet Principal

Posted by on 09.17.2018

(107) Misa Kuranaga, Boston Ballet Principal

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/MisaKuranaga.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSOn this week’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’, we are joined by Boston Ballet principal Misa Kuranaga. A native of Japan, Misa first came to dance professionally in America with the San Francisco Ballet, before additional training at the School of American Ballet. In 2003, she joined Boston Ballet, where was quickly handed major soloist and principal opportunities, ultimately rising to the rank of principal dancer in 2009. We talk to her about her path to Boston Ballet,...

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(106) Isabella Boylston, ABT Principal, from Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 09.10.2018

(106) Isabella Boylston, ABT Principal, from Vail Dance Festival

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/IsabellaBoylstonVail.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSOn this week’s episode of Conversations On Dance, we are thrilled to be joined once again by American Ballet Theatre principal Isabella Boylston. We caught up with her at the Vail Dance Festival, where we talked about her most recent season at the Met with ABT, how her second year running the Ballet Sun Valley Festival differed from the first, and her preparations for her first performances dancing Justin Peck’s ‘In Creases’.   This episode is sponsored by

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