Posts Tagged "nycb"

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

Posted by on 01.31.2022

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(267) Megan Fairchild, principal dancer with New York City Ballet

Posted by on 01.24.2022

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(255) Georgina Pazcoguin on her new book ‘Swan Dive’

Posted by on 10.12.2021

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(253) Russell Janzen, New York City Ballet Principal Dancer

Posted by on 09.27.2021

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(246) Justin Peck and Robbie Fairchild, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.16.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Robbie-Justin-.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are sharing with you our final LIVE event recording from the 2021 Vail Dance Festival. In this episode, we are joined by New York City Ballet Resident Choreographer, Justin Peck, and dancer and actor, Robbie Fairchild. These two have been friends since they were students at the School of American Ballet, working together throughout their time with New York City Ballet. They talk about how they first became inspired by the theatre, their aspirations for Broadway,...

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