Posts Tagged "principal dancer"

(323) Holly Dorger, Principal Ballerina of the Royal Danish Ballet

Posted by on 01.17.2023

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/HollyDorger.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode of Conversations On Dance, we are joined by principal ballerina with the Royal Danish Ballet, Holly Dorger. Holly shares her experience growing up as a highland dancer, accepting a contract with Royal Danish straight out of SAB, the change in style and technique that accompanied her new job and how she continues to grow and adapt in full length roles she revisits. If you are in the Copenhagen area, you can catch Holly’s performance as...

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(309) Susan Jaffe, incoming Artistic Director of American Ballet Theatre

Posted by on 10.03.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/SusanJaffeABT.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode, we are joined by former ballerina and incoming¬†artist director of American Ballet Theatre Susan Jaffe. Susan has previously appeared on the podcast in an interview that covered her rapid rise to stardom at ABT, the accompanying self doubts during this success, and how working through those moments affects her present day work as a coach and director. (Listen here: https://conversationsondancepod.com/2020/08/31/susan-jaffe/). Today she talks about...

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(280) Cynthia Harvey, former Principal with American Ballet Theatre & the Royal Ballet

Posted by on 04.11.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/CynthiaHarvey.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’ we are joined by legendary ballerina Cynthia Harvey. Cynthia began her training in California before holding the rank of principal dancer with both American Ballet Theatre and the Royal Ballet, a first for an American dancer. We talk with Cynthia about her early years of training, how she dealt with being cast routinely in major roles with less than 24 hours, combating stage fright, and finding her path once...

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

Posted by on 01.24.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/MeganFairchild.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by New York City Ballet principal dancer, Megan Fairchild. Megan was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and began her dance training at the age of four. She went on to train at Ballet West Conservatory, where she was also a Ballet West trainee. In 2000, Megan continued training at the School of American Ballet and in November 2001, she became an apprentice with New York City Ballet. In October 2002 she joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet,...

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(254) Nathalia Arja, Principal Dancer with Miami City Ballet

Posted by on 10.04.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/nathaliaarja.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by one of our former colleagues, Nathalia Arja, principal dancer with Miami City Ballet. Nathalia was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where she began taking dance classes at the age of five at her mother’s ballet school. As a young dancer she competed in and won several dance competitions, where she was offered scholarships to various prestigious schools. At her mother’s suggestion, she auditioned for Miami City Ballet School at 15, receiving...

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