Posts Tagged "ballet training"

(185) Gavin Larsen on Teaching Online

Posted by on 05.18.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/GavinLarsen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we are continuing our conversation about teaching ballet classes online during the COVID-19 pandemic. We talk with Gavin Larsen, a former principal dancer with Oregon Ballet Theatre, now living in Asheville, NC, where she teaches and writes about dance. After training at the School of American Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet School, she danced with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Alberta Ballet, and the Suzanne Farrell Ballet before joining OBT. For the first...

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(184) Nancy Richer of Richer Movement on Teaching Online

Posted by on 05.11.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Nancy-Richer.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we talk with Nancy Richer, founder of Richer Movement. Nancy Richer was born and raised in New York City and danced with The Royal Danish Ballet, The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, The Los Angeles Ballet, and Twyla Tharp Dance. By founding Richer Movement, she developed her movement method based on the warm ups and cross training she did during her career as a professional ballerina. Nancy was ahead of the curve, teaching ballet and movement classes online before...

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(74) Philip Neal, Artistic Director of Next Generation Ballet and Former New York City Ballet Principal

Posted by on 01.08.2018

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/PhilipNeal.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we continue our coverage of Next Generation Ballet’s Nutcracker by speaking with Philip Neal, Artistic Director of Next Generation Ballet.  Philip began his training at the age of 11 at the School of Richmond Ballet, where he was recognized by Edward Villella and offered a scholarship to the School of American Ballet.  He joined the New York City Ballet in 1987 becoming a Principal in 1992.  He went on to dance lead roles in the vast majority of the company’s...

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(73) Ivonne Lemus: Ballet Mistress at Next Generation Ballet & Former Soloist with National Ballet of Cuba

Posted by on 01.02.2018

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Bonus Episode: More from Next Generation Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

Posted by on 12.22.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/NextGeneration2.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Welcome 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 of the students who will be feat

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