Posts Tagged "professional dancer"

(134) Connor Holloway, American Ballet Theatre Dancer

Posted by on 04.15.2019

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Connor-Holloway.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week we sit down at the Kennedy Center to talk with American Ballet Theatre dancer, Connor Holloway. Connor was born in Louisville, Kentucky and started performing at the age of six in school musicals.  At the age of thirteen, he began taking ballet classes at the Louisville Ballet School while attending a magnet performing arts high school as a vocal performance major.  He went on to attend Boston Ballet’s pre-professional program and was later promoted to the...

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(129) Herman Cornejo, Principal with American Ballet Theatre

Posted by on 03.11.2019

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Herman-Cornejo-31119-4.08-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThe Vail Dance Festival has announced their dates for their 2019 festival and to celebrate, we are diving into our archives from our time last year at the festival. Today we are joined by festival favorite, Herman Cornejo. Herman was born in Argentina and began his ballet studies at the age of eight. At the age of 14 he attended the School of American Ballet, and upon returning home he joined Ballet Argentino under the direction of Julio Bocca. In 1999 he...

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Bonus Episode: More from Next Generation Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

Posted by on 12.22.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/NextGeneration2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSWelcome to a special episode of Conversations on Dance.  We are in Tampa, Florida this week covering Next Generation Ballet and their Nutcracker run at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts.  In the coming weeks we will be releasing content with the staff including Director Philip Neal and Ballet Mistress Ivonne Lemus and their guest artists performing this weekend.  So stayed tuned for that.  But today, we will be talking with some of the students who will be feature

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Bonus Episode: Next Generation Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

Posted by on 12.21.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/NextGeneration1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSWelcome to a special episode of Conversations on Dance.  We are in Tampa, Florida this week covering Next Generation Ballet and their Nutcracker run at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts.  In the coming weeks we will be releasing content with the staff including Director Philip Neal and Ballet Mistress Ivonne Lemus and their guest artists performing this weekend.  So stayed tuned for that.  But today, we will be talking with some alumni of the Next Generation Ballet

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(28) Francis Veyette on Summer Intensive Auditions

Posted by on 01.09.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/FrancisVeyette.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSFrancis Veyette danced with Pennsylvania Ballet for 17 years, retiring in 2016. He performed a repertoire that ranged from the lead in Balanchine roles like ‘Square Dance’ and ‘Theme and Variations’, to Siegfried in ‘Swan Lake’, to many original works by resident choreographer Matthew Neenan. While still dancing with the company, Francis was asked to lead Pennsylvania Ballet II, where he was tasked with shepherding young dancers through the...

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