Posts Tagged "Dancers"

(312) Michele Byrd-McPhee, founder of Ladies of Hip-Hop

Posted by on 10.28.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/MicheleByrdMcPhee.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by Michele Byrd-McPhee, founder of Ladies of Hip-Hop. Ladies of Hip-Hop Dance Collective is an all female intergenerational dance collective that creates dance works illuminating the strength, power and diversity of women in Hip-Hop. Michele founded the company in 2004 and continues to lead the organization. On November 3rd, join Ladies of Hip-Hop for “The Black Dancing Bodies Project” in the Clark Studio Theater in Lincoln...

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(276) Michelle Manzanales, Director of Ballet Hispánico’s School of Dance

Posted by on 03.21.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Ballethispanicoschool.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today on Conversations On Dance we are joined by Michelle Manzanales, director of Ballet Hispánico’s School Of Dance. Michelle’s formative years as a dancer were spent training at the University of Houston, ultimately springboarding her to a career as a dancer at Luna Negra Dance Theater under the direction of Eduardo Vilaro, now director of Ballet Hispanico. She later became Artistic Associate and Rehearsal Director at Ballet Hispanico before transitioning to...

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(226) Reid & Harriet: Designing Through The Pandemic

Posted by on 04.29.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/ReidHarriet2021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by our friends Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung. Reid and Harriet are exceptionally talented costume designers working with many of the dance world’s most prolific choreographers. The duo come on the pod this week for their third time to share with us what this past year has been like for them, how they participated in virtual works in the summer of 2020, starting to get back to normal with a commission in Australia last month, and what comes next...

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(194) Choreographer Trey McIntyre on the Reimagining of The Trey McIntyre Project

Posted by on 08.05.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/TreyMcIntyreFLTPK.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by choreographer, Trey McIntyre. Yesterday, on August 4th, 2020, Trey announced the reimagining of his Trey McIntyre Project, as a way to adapt dance to the COVID era. He has dubbed this new project, FLTPK (flatpack) which is an online subscription service that gives viewers access to one-of-a-kind, original dance works by some of the greatest dance makers on the planet. Access to these works is exclusive to FLTPK’s Patreon platform accessible...

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(189) Eduardo Vilaro on Ballet Hispánico’s ‘Noche Unidos’

Posted by on 06.27.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/EduardoVilaro2020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we check in with Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director and CEO of Ballet Hispánico. We last spoke with Eduardo in November 2019 in episode 160 about his career and his directorship at Ballet Hispánico. If you want to listen to that episode, you can find the link in the description of this episode. Today we chat with Eduardo about what it has been like for him leading his organization through the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Ballet...

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