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(233) Jose Sebastian, dancer with American Ballet Theatre and Director of ABT Incubator

Posted by on 06.17.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/JoseSebastian.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we are joined by Jose Sebastian, dancer with American Ballet Theatre and Director of ABT Incubator. Jose, a native of New York City, started his dance training at age 8 with the School of American Ballet and continued training there for nearly 10 years. He joined ABT Studio Company in 2006 and American Ballet Theatre as an apprentice in January 2009 and became a member of the corps de ballet in January 2010. In 2020, Sebastian was appointed director...

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(232) Ashley Bouder on The Lake Tahoe Dance Festival

Posted by on 06.10.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/AshleyBouderLTDF.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we are joined by New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, Ashley Bouder. It has been over 4 years since we last had Ashley on the pod, so we have a lot of catch up on. We talk about what this last year has been like for her, about her college courses and teaching career, her advocacy efforts including her association with “Dancers Amplified,” and what she will be performing at this year’s Lake Tahoe Dance Festival. The Lake...

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(231) Eugenia Zinovieva, Rhode Island Women’s Choreography Project Co-Director and dancer with Festival Ballet Providence

Posted by on 06.03.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Eugenia.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we are joined by Eugenia Zinovieva, Co-Director of Rhode Island Women’s Choreography Project and dancer with Festival Ballet Providence. Born in Moscow, Russia, Eugenia moved to the United States at a young age and began her classical ballet training at the Boston Ballet School while also competing as a rhythmic gymnast. She graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ high school program under the artistic direction of Ethan...

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(230) Alastair Macaulay on new installments of New York City Center’s ‘Studio 5’

Posted by on 05.26.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/AlastairMacaulay2021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Listener favorite and former Chief Dance Critic at the New York Times, Alastair Macaulay returns to the podcast this week. We realize that we have never asked Alastair his origin story in dance, so he gives us background on how the love affair began. We take a few detours to discuss the late Jacques d’Amboise, ‘Dances at a Gathering’, Anthony Tudor, and stories of Balanchine Ballerinas. Then, Alastair talks with us about the...

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(229) Jessica Tong, Associate Artistic Director, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Posted by on 05.20.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/JessicaTong.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we are joined by Jessica Tong, Associate Artistic Director of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Jessica received her formal training at The Ballet School in Salt Lake City and University of Utah. Tong danced with BalletMet in Columbus, Ohio, Eliot Feld’s Ballet Tech in New York, and Hubbard Street 2 before dancing with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago for 11 years.Jessica was named one of Dance Magazine’s Top 25 to Watch in 2009. After retiring from the...

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(228) Final Bow For Yellowface’s Phil Chan and Georgina Pazcoguin

Posted by on 05.13.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/YellowFace2021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we welcome back Phil Chan and Georgina Pazcoguin, founders of the Final Bow For Yellowface. We first spoke with Gina in 2017 in episode 52 and with Phil in May of 2020 in episode 186. This dynamic duo shares with us some background on their organization and their advocacy efforts. We chat about what they have been up to over the past year and what they are working towards in the years to come. You also won’t want to miss their...

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