Posts Tagged "rebecca ferraro"

(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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(51) Part III: Edward Villella, Founding Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet

Posted by on 06.19.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/EdwardVillella3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSWelcome to our third and final installment with Edward Villella, founding Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet and former Principal Dancer with the New York City Ballet.  Today Edward talks at length about the founding of Miami City Ballet, what he learned from Balanchine about being an Artistic Director, and how he kept his dancers in mind every step of the way.  Join us at the very end of this episode for his lightening round, where he reveals what ballet he would want

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(43) Rebecca & Michael: A Dancer Dies Twice

Posted by on 04.24.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Retirement.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week Rebecca and Michael wanted to take an opportunity to discuss retirement from the stage.  On April 9th Michael performed for the last time on a Miami City Ballet stage, closing out a more than decade long career with the company.  Today Rebecca catches up with Michael to talk about how he made his decision, what the final shows were like, and what comes next.  Because as Martha Graham says, “A dancer dies twice.  Once when they stop dancing, and the first death

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(40) Patrick Corbin, Assistant Professor of Practice at USC’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

Posted by on 04.03.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/PatrickCorbin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week we are happy to welcome, Patrick Corbin, Assistant Professor of Practice at USC’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.  After starting his dance training with tap and jazz at a young age, he later enrolled in the School of American Ballet.  He went on to have a career in ballet with The Washington Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, ABT II and the Joffrey.  In 1989 Patrick joined the Paul Taylor Dance Company where he became one of their most celebrated artists, originating...

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(34) José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre

Posted by on 02.20.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/JoseMateo.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week we are happy to welcome José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre. José holds a BA in Art History from Princeton University where he began his formal training in ballet and modern techniques.  After a New York-based career as a dancer, Mateo moved to Boston where he worked as an administrator at Harvard University’s Fogg Art Museum and quickly gained a reputation as a teacher and choreographer.  In 1985 he founded his own...

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