Posts Tagged "houston ballet"

(307) Choreographer, Arthur Pita, on his new World Premiere for Houston Ballet, ‘Good Vibrations’

Posted by on 09.19.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/ArthurPita22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’ we are joined by choreographer Arthur Pita. Arthur’s choreography has been featured across a broad spectrum of art forms including opera, ballet, film, and musical theatre, never shying away from artistic risks like tackling Kafka’s ‘Metamorphosis’ or creating to the music of Bjork. Today we talk to Arthur about his surprising early inspirations, finding his own choreographic voice and...

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(288) Choreographer, Connor Walsh, and Composer, Quinn Mason, on Their New Collaboration For Houston Ballet

Posted by on 05.31.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/ConnorQuinnHoustonBallet.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today on ‘Conversations On Dance’, we are joined by Houston Ballet principal dancer and choreographer Connor Walsh and composer and conductor Quinn Mason. Connor has joined us on the podcast previously to talk about his performing career, but sits down with us for the first time to discuss choreographing for the company. Quinn’s work as a composer quickly gained notice, resulting in a premiere creation for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at the...

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(285) Choreographer Trey McIntyre on his new World Premiere for Houston Ballet

Posted by on 05.16.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/TreyMcIntyreHoustonBallet.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today on Conversations On Dance, we are joined by choreographer Trey McIntyre. Trey first made his mark as a choreographer in the role of choreographic apprentice at Houston Ballet, a position created for him by then-director Ben Stevenson. He has since created dozens of works on internationally renowned companies, as well as founded his own company ‘The Trey McIntyre Project’  and received critical and public attention for his work as a...

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(284) Chun Wai Chan, New York City Ballet Soloist

Posted by on 05.09.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/ChunWaiChan.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today on Conversations On Dance, we are joined by New York City Ballet soloist Chun Wai Chan. Chun began his ballet training in his native China, before breaking out onto the international stage through the competition scene. A finalist spot in the Prix de Lausanne sparked the interest of Houston Ballet, where he joined in the second company and quickly rose through the ranks. We talk to Chun about his early training days in China, choosing Houston Ballet over a multitude...

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(273) Houston Ballet’s ‘Sylvia’ with Stanton Welch, Connor Walsh, and Karina González

Posted by on 03.07.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/HoustonBalletSylvia.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we check in with Houston Ballet to hear about their upcoming performances of Stanton Welch’s ‘Sylvia.’ We are joined by Houston Ballet Artistic Director, Stanton Welch, and Principal dancers who will be performing the leads in the ballet, Connor Walsh and Karina González. We first spoke with Stanton Welch on the podcast in 2018 in episode 98, had Connor on in 2019 in episode 158, and are welcoming Karina on for the first time. Today we...

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