Posts Tagged "ballet dancer"

(316) Lauryn Johnson: uncovering gems of New York City Ballet history

Posted by on 11.29.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/LaurynJohnson.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS You know her as @laurynjohnson20 on Instagram. On today’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’, our guest is Lauryn Johnson, a dancer and New York City Ballet usher who has captivated the dance world with her documentation of historic NYCB photography via her social media. We talk to Lauryn about how she fell in love with the company, grew her collection of dance books to nearly 1,000, where she sources her incredible images of the Balanchine era and her...

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(315) Viki Bromberg Psihoyos, Balanchine Trust Repetiteur

Posted by on 11.21.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/VikiPsihoyos.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week on ‘Conversations On Dance’ we are joined by Viki Bromberg Psihoyos, former New York City Ballet dancer and repetiteur with the Balanchine Trust. Viki takes us on a journey through her experiences working with Balanchine from her childhood to her professional career, how she became a repetiteur and what it is like working in companies who have never previously danced Balanchine’s work. This episode’s sponsor: The BFA Dance program at the...

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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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(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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(301) Lil Buck and KJ Takahashi, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.15.2022

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