Posts Tagged "pointe shoes"

(198) Megan LeCrone, Soloist New York City Ballet

Posted by on 08.24.2020

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(177) Rebecca and Michael: Quarantine Guide for Ballet Dancers and Fans

Posted by on 03.19.2020

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(122) Marika Molnar, Director of Physical Therapy for New York City Ballet

Posted by on 01.14.2019

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Marika-Molnar.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week on ‘Conversations On Dance’, we are by joined by Marika Molnar, founder and president of Westside Dance Physical Therapy. Marika is often called the godmother of dance medicine, and with good reason. After helping to rehabilitate George Balanchine after a knee surgery, she became the first full time physical therapist on staff at the New York City Ballet. Since then, she has influenced the lives of hundreds of dancers by increasing body awareness and...

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(104) Margaret Tracey, Director of Boston Ballet School

Posted by on 08.27.2018

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(102) Devon Teuscher, principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre

Posted by on 08.13.2018

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DevonTeuscher.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode of Conversations On Dance, we are joined by Devon Teuscher, principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre. In 2006, after completing her training at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, Devon was invited to join ABT’s studio company. Consistent soloist work led to her first promotion in 2014, and following a triumphant turn as Odette/Odile in the full length ‘Swan Lake’, she was promoted to principal in 2017. We sat down at the...

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