Posts Tagged "George Balanchine"

(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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(294) Mira Nadon, Soloist with New York City Ballet

Posted by on 06.23.2022

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(279) Jean-Pierre Frohlich, New York City Ballet Repertory Director

Posted by on 04.04.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/JP.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’ we are joined by New York City Ballet repertory director and former principal dancer Jean-Pierre Frohlich. JP, as he is referred to by friends and colleagues, began his training at the School Of American Ballet and quickly caught the eye of George Balanchine. Once accepted into the New York City Ballet, he soon began dancing coveted soloist and principal roles. When Jerome Robbins returned to the company, after spending...

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(271) Lynn Garafola, Dance Historian, on Bronislava Nijinska

Posted by on 02.23.2022

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