Posts Tagged "Broadway"

(266) Robert La Fosse, former principal dancer with ABT and NYCB

Posted by on 01.18.2022

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(246) Justin Peck and Robbie Fairchild, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.16.2021

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(210) Laurie Kanyok, Founder of Kanyok Arts Initiative

Posted by on 12.22.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/LaurieKanyok.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we are joined by Laurie Kanyok, founder of the Kanyok Arts Initiative. Laurie has performed on Broadway, television and film. She played the lead roles in Twyla Tharp’s COME FLY AWAY and MOVIN OUT. Her other Broadway credits include FOSSE, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, and IN YOUR ARMS. She was the ballet casting consultant for Tony Award winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s An AMERICAN IN PARIS. She is the founder of the Kanyok Arts Initiative,...

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(93) Christopher Wheeldon, Choreographer

Posted by on 05.21.2018

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/ChristopherWheeldon.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week on the podcast, we are joined in San Francisco by one of the world’s most in demand choreographers, Christopher Wheeldon. Having trained at Royal Ballet, Wheeldon was taken into the company, but soon transferred to the New York City Ballet, where he rose to the rank of soloist. His choreographic talents were soon recognized and while still in his twenties, he was named resident choreographer of the New York City ballet. He was shortly after in demand at...

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(25) Sara & Leigh-Ann Esty of ‘An American in Paris’ Broadway Tour

Posted by on 12.19.2016

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