(312) Michele Byrd-McPhee, founder of Ladies of Hip-Hop

Posted by on 10.28.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/MicheleByrdMcPhee.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by Michele Byrd-McPhee, founder of Ladies of Hip-Hop. Ladies of Hip-Hop Dance Collective is an all female intergenerational dance collective that creates dance works illuminating the strength, power and diversity of women in Hip-Hop. Michele founded the company in 2004 and continues to lead the organization. On November 3rd, join Ladies of Hip-Hop for “The Black Dancing Bodies Project” in the Clark Studio Theater in Lincoln...

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(311) Stefanie Batten Bland, Founder of Company SBB, on ‘Embarqued: Stories of Soil’ at BAM

Posted by on 10.24.2022

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(310) Michael & Rebecca: catching up from Copenhagen

Posted by on 10.13.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/MandROctober22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS It’s just us this week on Conversations on Dance. Michael is in Denmark setting a ballet for choreographer Justin Peck at Royal Danish Ballet, so he fills us in on how it’s going, 3 weeks in. Rebecca fills us in on how everything is going with her new baby. Links: Rate and Review us on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3RwJqWc Join our email list: https://bit.ly/3USVfcp Instagram: instagram.com/conversationsondance Facebook:...

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(307) Choreographer, Arthur Pita, on his new World Premiere for Houston Ballet, ‘Good Vibrations’

Posted by on 09.19.2022

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(306) Michael & Rebecca: We’re Back!

Posted by on 09.13.2022

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(305) Jovani Furlan, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 09.06.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/FurlanVail22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS In his first year at VDF, New York City Ballet soloist Jovani Furlan is set to take Vail audiences by storm. Joining the ‘Conversations On Dance’ podcast, Furlan will discuss his dance upbringing in his native Brazil, the leap to american stages and what dancing at VDF for the first time has been like.  Please note: ‘Conversations On Dance’ co-host, Rebecca King Ferraro, will be on maternity leave this summer.  These live events will be hosted by Michael Sean...

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