Posts Tagged "LA Ballet"

(268) Colleen Neary, Artistic Director of Los Angeles Ballet

Posted by on 01.31.2022

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(224) Christopher Charles McDaniel, Dance Theatre of Harlem

Posted by on 04.14.2021

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(188) Damien Johnson, Faculty Member at The Washington School of Ballet

Posted by on 06.24.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/DamienJohnson.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we are joined by our friend, Damien Johnson, faculty member of the Washington School of Ballet. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Damien started dancing at 13, eventually going on to study at The Rock School and The School of American Ballet. As a professional dancer, Damien has been a member of American Repertory Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, New Chamber Ballet, Los Angeles Ballet, and London based Ballet Black where he was a principal dancer for 10 seasons....

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(184) Nancy Richer of Richer Movement on Teaching Online

Posted by on 05.11.2020

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(75) Elizabeth Claire Walker, Los Angeles Ballet Soloist and Harvard Graduate

Posted by on 01.15.2018

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/LizWalker.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week on the podcast we are tackling a subject that we find of immense interest to students and parents in our travels to schools across the country: does having a career in ballet mean forgoing college?  Our guest this week is a Harvard Graduate and an Los Angeles Ballet Soloist who shows that it’s possible to do both.  This week we talk with Elizabeth Claire Walker, who always dreamed of a career in ballet, and had parents who strongly valued her education.  She...

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