Posts Tagged "Modern Dance"

Vail Festival Forum Bonus Content: Merce Cunningham Centennial

Posted by on 08.05.2018

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/CunninghamFinal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSMerce Cunningham is one of the greatest and most influential choreographers of the 20th century. In honor of the Merce Cunningham centennial, we were pleased to host Melissa Toogood, a dancer of his works and Abi Sebaly, a Cunningham scholar.  We discuss Merce’s work methods, collaborations with artists like John Cage and Robert Rauschenberg, broad influence in the avant-garde in dance and beyond, and his “Scenario,” excerpts of which were performed at...

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(99) Michael Novak, Artistic Director Designate of the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation

Posted by on 07.02.2018

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Vail Festival Forum Bonus Content: LIVE with Damian Woetzel, Lil’ Buck, and Janet Eilber

Posted by on 08.23.2017

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Vail Festival Forum Bonus Content: Patricia Delgado, Former Miami City Ballet Principal

Posted by on 08.10.2017

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(34) José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre

Posted by on 02.20.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/JoseMateo.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week we are happy to welcome José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre. José holds a BA in Art History from Princeton University where he began his formal training in ballet and modern techniques.  After a New York-based career as a dancer, Mateo moved to Boston where he worked as an administrator at Harvard University’s Fogg Art Museum and quickly gained a reputation as a teacher and choreographer.  In 1985 he founded his own...

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