Posts Tagged "Miami City Ballet School"

(270) Monica Stephenson, Miami City Ballet Director of Community Engagement

Posted by on 02.14.2022

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(176) Veyette Virtual Ballet School is exactly what you need right now

Posted by on 03.17.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/VeyetteVirtualBalletSchool.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS In light of the impact that the Coronavirus is having on the arts community, not to mention the world, we are shining some light on one of the ways that you can stay in shape during these times of social distancing. Today we are talking with friends of the pod, Francis Veyette and Lauren Fadeley Veyette, founders of Veyette Virtual Ballet School. We catch up with them to hear about their personalized virtual training, coaching, and mentorship programs. They...

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(138) Tegan Rich, Festival Ballet Providence

Posted by on 05.20.2019

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Tegan-Rich.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we are joined by Tegan Rich, a dancer with Festival Ballet Providence, who is currently recovering from a full rupture of her achilles tendon.  Originally from Stuart, Florida she began her training at the Dance Academy of Stuart and as a teenager, she later moved to Miami to train with the Miami City Ballet School.  When she was 19, she went on to join Festival Ballet Providence in Providence, Rhode Island.  Now in her eighth year with the company, she has...

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(116) Lourdes Lopez, Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet

Posted by on 11.19.2018

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/LourdesLopezFinal.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by Miami City Ballet Artistic Director, Lourdes Lopez, and our former boss.  Born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Miami, Lopez began taking ballet lessons at the age of five and continued her training full time at the School of American Ballet when she was 14. George Balanchine chose her to join the  New York City Ballet corps de ballet shortly after her 16th birthday.  She danced many featured roles with the company and was promoted by Balanchine...

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(28) Francis Veyette on Summer Intensive Auditions

Posted by on 01.09.2017

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