Posts Tagged "nycb"

(316) Lauryn Johnson: uncovering gems of New York City Ballet history

Posted by on 11.29.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/LaurynJohnson.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS You know her as @laurynjohnson20 on Instagram. On today’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’, our guest is Lauryn Johnson, a dancer and New York City Ballet usher who has captivated the dance world with her documentation of historic NYCB photography via her social media. We talk to Lauryn about how she fell in love with the company, grew her collection of dance books to nearly 1,000, where she sources¬†her incredible images of the Balanchine era and her...

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

Posted by on 01.31.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/ColleenNeary.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we have the pleasure of being joined by Colleen Neary, Artistic Director of Los Angeles Ballet. Born in Miami, Florida, Neary trained in New York at both the School of American Ballet and Harkness House for Ballet Arts. From 1969 to 1979, she danced as a soloist with New York City Ballet under the direction of George Balanchine and became one of his quintessential ballerinas. Colleen’s career path led her to Europe in 1979 when she became Rehearsal Director and...

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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

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/SwanDive.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today on Conversations on Dance, we are joined by friend of the pod and New York City Ballet Soloist, Georgina Pazcoguin. This summer, Georgina’s new book, “Swan Dive” was released, so we caught up with her between rehearsals and performances to chat. While she sat outside of the David H Koch Theater, she told us about the inspiration behind the book, her writing process, what she hopes readers take away from “Swan Dive,” and what her return to...

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

Posted by on 09.27.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/RussellJanzen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we chat with New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, Russell Janzen, from the 2021 Vail Dance Festival. Russell was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and began his dance training at the age of six at The Rock School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He enrolled as a full-time student at the School of American Ballet in the winter of 2005. In June 2008, he joined the New York City Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet and was promoted to principal in February...

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