Conversations on Dance

(299) Dante Puleio and Nicholas Ruscica of Limón Dance Company, LIVE from Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.09.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/LimonVail22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS At the vanguard of American modern dance since its inception, Limon Dance Company is celebrating its landmark 75th anniversary this season. Making their VDF debut this summer, come celebrate the incredible dance legacy of this beloved and historic company. Artistic Director Dance Puleio will join the ‘Conversations On Dance’ podcast in a discussion about preserving the company’s incredible heritage while pushing forward into the future with new...

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(296) Patricia Delgado On Her Return to The Stage at Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 07.07.2022

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(295) Ephrat Asherie, Artistic Director of Ephrat Asherie Dance, coming to the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 06.27.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/EphratAsherieVail.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’, we are joined by Ephrat Asherie, Bessie Award winning b-girl and choreographer. We caught up with Ephrat on her artistic output since her first appearance on the podcast in January 2021, including her work for Guggenheim Works & Process, collaborating with the elders of the underground dance scene, and touring her work ‘Odeon’. Ephrat is returning to the Vail Dance Festival this year where...

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(293) Ingrid Silva, Dance Theatre of Harlem Ballerina

Posted by on 06.21.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/IngridSilva.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’ we are joined by Dance Theatre Of Harlem ballerina, Ingrid Silva. Ingrid has been breaking barriers and gaining industry wide attention since she first joined Dance Theatre Of Harlem for the company’s revival in 2013. We talk about her leap of faith in leaving her home country of Brazil, the impact that Arthur Mitchell had on her early career, and her experience being a new mother while keeping up with...

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(292) Vail Dance Festival 2022 Preview with Artistic Director, Damian Woetzel

Posted by on 06.16.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/VDF2022Preview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by Vail Dance Festival’s Artistic Director, Damian Woetzel. While we have had Damian on the podcast many times, we ask him about his earliest memories in Vail as a dancer, we talk about some of his memories from over the years, and what to expect from this year’s festival coming to the stage July 29 – August 9. Audiences are in for another great year of new works, classics, new artists, familiar faces, and new collaborations. For...

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(291) Mikko Nissinen, on Boston Ballet’s Tour to Ballet Sun Valley

Posted by on 06.13.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/MikkoNissinenBalletSunValley.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week, we are joined by Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director of Boston Ballet. We first spoke with Mikko about his career and his 20 plus years at the helm of Boston Ballet in episode 183 from May 2020. Today we catch up with Mikko to hear about how Boston Ballet weathered the pandemic, how the company reacted to COVID and the Black Lives Matter movement, and their recent ChoreograpHER program. Boston Ballet will be on tour for the first time since the...

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