Conversations on Dance

(284) Chun Wai Chan, New York City Ballet Soloist

Posted by on 05.09.2022

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(283) ‘The Missing Element,’ commissioned by Works & Process at the Guggenheim

Posted by on 05.02.2022

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(281) Cathy Marston, Choreographer and incoming Artistic Director of Ballett Zürich

Posted by on 04.18.2022

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(280) Cynthia Harvey, former Principal with American Ballet Theatre & the Royal Ballet

Posted by on 04.11.2022

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(279) Jean-Pierre Frohlich, New York City Ballet Repertory Director

Posted by on 04.04.2022

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(278) Caleb Teicher, New York based dancer and choreographer

Posted by on 03.28.2022

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