Posts Tagged "Ballet"

(322) Talking all thing Summer Intensives with Kate Penner

Posted by on 01.11.2023

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/SummerIntensives.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Our friend, Kate Penner, returns to the pod this week as our special guest host to talk all things Summer Intensives. We talk about our personal stories with summer training, how to choose the school that’s right for you, why you should cast a wide net, and some tips and tricks for auditioning. This Episode’s Sponsors: • Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School is training the next generation of professional dancers by providing ballet and dance education of...

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(320) Best of 2022 with Michael and Rebecca

Posted by on 12.20.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/RMBestof2022.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS It’s just us this week for our annual year-end wrap up. What a year 2022 has been! We list our favorite episodes from this year, our favorite performances we saw, our FOMO list of what we didn’t get to see but wished we had, and we share what we learned this year. Check out our COD Reading List for some last minute gift ideas for the dance lover in your life: https://conversationsondancepod.com/cod-reading-list/ Support COD:...

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(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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