Posts Tagged "peter martins"

(128) Rebecca & Michael: NYCB Directorship Announcement

Posted by on 03.01.2019

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/RM-NYCB-Announcement.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSRebecca and Michael record an emergency podcast to discuss and react to the big news this week in the ballet world: the announcement of the appointment of Jonathan Stafford as artistic director and Wendy Whelan as associate artistic director of New York City Ballet.  Our sound quality isn’t our best, and for that we apologize, but we had to drop everything and get on the phone to chat about the news ASAP!  Thanks for your understanding. Check out our social m

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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.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSToday 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 to...

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(105) Rebecca & Michael: Summer 2018 & NYCB Artistic Director Job Posting

Posted by on 09.04.2018

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/RMSeptember.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week, Rebecca & Michael sit down to discuss this past summer, what we are up to in the coming months, and to discuss the New York City Ballet Artistic Director job description.  Here is the New York Times article by Michael Cooper which we reference. We are thrilled to welcome Yumiko as our newest sponsor of Conversations on Dance.  Visit their Flagship boutique in New York City featuring the all new interactive Color...

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(104) Margaret Tracey, Director of Boston Ballet School

Posted by on 08.27.2018

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/MargaretTracey.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSSummer is almost over and many of our listeners are getting ready to head back to school. To help ease us into that transition, we sat down with the director of the Boston Ballet School, Margaret Tracey. Margaret had an illustrious 16 year career as a principal at the New York City Ballet, dancing a massive repertoire of works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Trey Mcintyre, William Forsythe and Peter Martins. Margaret began teaching at Boston Ballet School in 2005, and...

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(82) Michael and Rebecca on Retirement & Changes in the Ballet World

Posted by on 03.05.2018

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Retirement2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week it is just Michael and Rebecca, taking some time to catch up.  Rebecca has a big announcement to make, we talk changes happening at New York City Ballet and what it means for ballet as a whole (30:10), and we discuss what is coming up for Conversations on Dance (44:07). This episode is sponsored by Sudio headphones. Start listening to Conversations on Dance today with Sudio headphones.  We are happy to be able to offer our listeners 15% off any purchase when you use p

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