Posts Tagged "american ballet theatre"

(313) Choreographer Jodi Melnick, on Art Bath NYC

Posted by on 11.08.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/JodiMelnick1122.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’ we are joined by choreographer Jodi Melnick. (Listen to our most recent conversation with Jodi in episode 300). Jodi has been featured on the podcast several times to explore the range of her experiences as both choreographer and dancer, but today we focus ¬†specifically on how Jodi defines and explores the collaborative process. Jodi’s latest creative output, a work for American Ballet Theatre...

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(309) Susan Jaffe, incoming Artistic Director of American Ballet Theatre

Posted by on 10.03.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/SusanJaffeABT.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode, we are joined by former ballerina and incoming¬†artist director of American Ballet Theatre Susan Jaffe. Susan has previously appeared on the podcast in an interview that covered her rapid rise to stardom at ABT, the accompanying self doubts during this success, and how working through those moments affects her present day work as a coach and director. (Listen here: https://conversationsondancepod.com/2020/08/31/susan-jaffe/). Today she talks about...

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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/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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(266) Robert La Fosse, former principal dancer with ABT and NYCB

Posted by on 01.18.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/RobertLaFosse.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by educator, repetiteur, and former principal dancer with American Ballet Theater and New York City Ballet, Robert La Fosse. Robert was born in Beaumont, Texas. He moved to New York City to further his dance education with David Howard at Harkness House and Stanley Williams at The School of American Ballet. He joined American Ballet Theatre in 1977, where he danced as a Principal Dancer for nine years. Then, in 1986, he was invited by Jerome Robbins to...

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(252) Wes Chapman, former Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre and Chairman of the Jury for the Universal Ballet Competition

Posted by on 09.20.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/weschapman.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode of Conversations On Dance we speak with Wes Chapman, former American Ballet Theatre principal, former director of Alabama Ballet, and sought after teacher and coach. Wes tells us about his illustrious career performing on the Met stage with ABT, how he came to direct Alabama Ballet, and how he now shepherds young dancers into their own professional careers as the chairman of the jury for the Universal Ballet Competition. LINKS: This episode is...

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