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(227) Xin Ying, Principal with Martha Graham Dance Company

Posted by on 05.05.2021

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(226) Reid & Harriet: Designing Through The Pandemic

Posted by on 04.29.2021

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(225) ‘Being a Ballerina: The Power and Perfection of a Dancing Life’ with Gavin Larsen

Posted by on 04.21.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Gavin-Larsen-Book.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are re-joined by friend of the pod, Gavin Larsen, former principal dancer with Oregon Ballet Theatre. We first spoke with Gavin in May 2020 in episode 185 about her career and the then timely topic, teaching ballet on Zoom. Today, Gavin returns to talk with us about her book that is officially being released on April 27, 2021. We got advanced copies of the book, which is truly so wonderful and beautifully written. We talk with Gavin about her...

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(224) Christopher Charles McDaniel, Dance Theatre of Harlem

Posted by on 04.14.2021

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(223) Jillian Vanstone, The National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer

Posted by on 04.05.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/JillianVanstone.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we are joined by National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer, Jillian Vanstone. A native of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Jillian trained at the Kirkwood Academy of the Performing Arts and Canada’s National Ballet School. She joined The National Ballet of Canada in 1999 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2011. We talk to Jillian all the way from Australia about her career, break out roles, stage fright, what COVID has been like for the dancers...

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(222) Andrea Renee Long-Naidu, Former Principal with Dance Theatre of Harlem and current Boston Ballet School Faculty Member

Posted by on 03.25.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/AndreaLong.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by Andrea Renee Long-Naidu, Former Principal with Dance Theatre of Harlem and current Boston Ballet School Faculty Member. Andrea began her ballet training at the Pennsylvania Ballet School, accepting an apprenticeship position with the company at just 14 years-old. After a year working with the company, she went on to continue her training at the School of American Ballet, then went on to join the New York City Ballet. She was a corps...

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