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(286) BONUS: Michael and Rebecca spring dance roundup

Posted by on 05.19.2022

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(285) Choreographer Trey McIntyre on his new World Premiere for Houston Ballet

Posted by on 05.16.2022

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(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

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/CathyMarston.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by choreographer Cathy Marston. Cathy began choreographing while still at the Royal Ballet School, ultimately leaving life as a professional dancer to pursue choreography full time. She has carved out a unique identity for herself as a choreographer who dives head first into creating full length narrative works based on beloved literary classics and other preexisting source material. We talk to Cathy about her creative process in adapting text to steps,...

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

Posted by on 04.11.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/CynthiaHarvey.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’ we are joined by legendary ballerina Cynthia Harvey. Cynthia began her training in California before holding the rank of principal dancer with both American Ballet Theatre and the Royal Ballet, a first for an American dancer. We talk with Cynthia about her early years of training, how she dealt with being cast routinely in major roles with less than 24 hours, combating stage fright, and finding her path once...

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