Posts Tagged "boston ballet school"

(222) Andrea Renee Long-Naidu, Former Principal with Dance Theatre of Harlem and current Boston Ballet School Faculty Member

Posted by on 03.25.2021

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(183) Mikko Nissinen, Boston Ballet Artistic Director

Posted by on 05.04.2020

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(172) Kate Penner, on Ballet’s Race Problem

Posted by on 02.10.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/KatePenner.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we are joined by our friend, Kate Penner. Kate received her early dance training from Arlington Center for Dance, now BalletNova, in Arlington, VA and participated in the Kennedy Center’s Dance Theatre of Harlem Residency Program and Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell.  She attended and graduated from Harvard University, where she worked with Heather Watts and Damian Woetzel, performing ballets such as George Balanchine’s The Four...

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(104) Margaret Tracey, Director of Boston Ballet School

Posted by on 08.27.2018

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/MargaretTracey.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Summer is almost over and many of our listeners are getting ready to head back to school. To help ease us into that transition, we sat down with the director of the Boston Ballet School, Margaret Tracey. Margaret had an illustrious 16 year career as a principal at the New York City Ballet, dancing a massive repertoire of works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Trey Mcintyre, William Forsythe and Peter Martins. Margaret began teaching at Boston Ballet School in 2005,...

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