Posts Tagged "misty copeland"

(265) Welcoming 2022, with Rebecca and Michael

Posted by on 01.11.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/RM2022.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS It’s 2022 and COD is back! We are ushering in the new year by celebrating some of the great things that friends of the pod have been up to recently, discussing the complexity surrounding dancer promotions, and how the change in the social media landscape in the past few years is affecting content that dancers and companies are putting out. Plus, we tease next week’s guest. We have lots of exciting things coming your way this year, so thank you for tuning in and...

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(86) Misty Copeland’s Clap Back & Ballet’s Chance for a Turning Point

Posted by on 04.02.2018

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/RMApril2-4218-9.49-AM.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS It’s just Rebecca and Michael this week as they sit down to discuss some of the stories that have been making news recently.  We talk about Misty Copeland’s epic and graceful response to a Twitter troll last week (7:55) and discuss Avichai Scher’s article for the Huffington Post, “The Me Too Moment Is Ballet’s Chance for a Turning Point” (16:15).  We will be going to San Francisco April 20-25th to partner with San Francisco...

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(32) Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theater Principal Dancer

Posted by on 02.06.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/MistyCopeland.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are thrilled to welcome Misty Copeland.  Born in Kansas City, Missouri, and raised in San Pedro California, Misty began her training at the age of 13.  In 2000, she joined American Ballet Theater’s Studio Company, and was promoted to the Corps de Ballet a year later.  In June 2015, Misty made history when she became the first African American woman at ABT to join the rank of Principal Dancer.  Misty Copeland has become a household name with dozens of...

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(4) Ballet Topics in the Mainstream

Posted by on 07.11.2016

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Pod.-week-4-final-71016-10.34-PM.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week, hosts Rebecca King and Michael Sean Breeden of Miami City Ballet discuss ballet topics that have been making news, including Misty Copeland, women in choreography, and Pennsylvania Ballet’s transition to new leadership.

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