Posts Tagged "ballet school"

Bonus Episode: Next Generation Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

Posted by on 12.21.2017 Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSWelcome to a special episode of Conversations on Dance.  We are in Tampa, Florida this week covering Next Generation Ballet and their Nutcracker run at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts.  In the coming weeks we will be releasing content with the staff including Director Philip Neal and Ballet Mistress Ivonne Lemus and their guest artists performing this weekend.  So stayed tuned for that.  But today, we will be talking with some alumni of the Next Generation Balle

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(28) Francis Veyette on Summer Intensive Auditions

Posted by on 01.09.2017 Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSFrancis Veyette danced with Pennsylvania Ballet for 17 years, retiring in 2016. He performed a repertoire that ranged from the lead in Balanchine roles like ‘Square Dance’ and ‘Theme and Variations’, to Siegfried in ‘Swan Lake’, to many original works by resident choreographer Matthew Neenan. While still dancing with the company, Francis was asked to lead Pennsylvania Ballet II, where he was tasked with shepherding young dancers through the...

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