Posts Tagged "lake tahoe dance festival"

(224) Christopher Charles McDaniel, Dance Theatre of Harlem

Posted by on 04.14.2021

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(192) Christin Hanna, Lake Tahoe Dance Festival Artistic Director

Posted by on 07.20.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Christin-Hanna.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS While all performing arts organizations are shifting their content to a digital format, so are we. Today’s episode is meant to act like a pre-performance talk for the Lake Tahoe Dance Festival, which is presented by the Lake Tahoe Dance Collective. We chat with Artistic Director Christin Hanna about their digital festival which will be shown on their website this Wednesday – Friday, July 22-24. We talk about the programming for all three evenings and what we...

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(191) Lloyd Knight, Principal with Martha Graham Dance Company

Posted by on 07.13.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Lloyd-Knight-.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by Lloyd Knight, Principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company. Born in England and raised in Miami, Lloyd trained at Miami Conservatory of Ballet and New World School of the Arts. He joined Martha Graham Dance Company in 2005 and performs the major male roles of the Graham repertory including in Appalachian Spring, Embattled Garden, Night Journey and many others.  He is currently a principal guest artist for The Royal Ballet of...

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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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(145) Agnes De Mille’s ‘The Other’ at Lake Tahoe Dance Festival

Posted by on 07.08.2019

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/demillefinal.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we have the pleasure of diving into one of the works that will be presented this year at the Lake Tahoe Dance Festival, Agnes De Mille’s ‘The Other.’  We speak with dancers Stephen Hanna (formerly of NYCB) and Abi Stafford (Principal at NYCB) who will be performing this work at the festival. We are also joined by Diana Gonzalez-Duclert, who is setting the ballet on Stephen and Abi. Diana assisted Ms. De Mille in setting the ballet on American Ballet...

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