Posts Tagged "Rebecca King Ballet"

(75) Elizabeth Claire Walker, Los Angeles Ballet Soloist and Harvard Graduate

Posted by on 01.15.2018

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/LizWalker.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week on the podcast we are tackling a subject that we find of immense interest to students and parents in our travels to schools across the country: does having a career in ballet mean forgoing college?  Our guest this week is a Harvard Graduate and an Los Angeles Ballet Soloist who shows that it’s possible to do both.  This week we talk with Elizabeth Claire Walker, who always dreamed of a career in ballet, and had parents who strongly valued her education.  She...

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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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(35) Fabrice Calmels, Joffrey Ballet Principal Dancer

Posted by on 02.27.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/FabriceCalmels.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week we are delighted to welcome Fabrice Camels, Joffrey Ballet Principal Dancer.  Fabrice was born in France and began dancing at the age of three.  He completed his ballet training at the Paris Opera Ballet school before venturing the the United States where he trained at the Rock School and danced with Pennsylvania Ballet. In 2002, he joined the Joffrey Ballet under the direction of Gerald Arpino. Mr. Calmels holds the Guiness World Record for The Tallest Ballet...

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(31) Lauren Fadeley, Miami City Ballet Soloist

Posted by on 01.30.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/LaurenFadeley.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week we welcome Miami City Ballet soloist, Lauren Fadeley.  After completing a year of training at SAB, Lauren was asked by Peter Martins to join New York City Ballet at the age of 16.  After two years with the company, Lauren decided to pursue a higher education at Indiana University.  She danced throughout college and graduated  with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet Performance with an outside field in Kinesiology.  In 2007, Lauren went on the join the Pennsylvania...

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(23) PNB’s Doug Fullington, Examining The History Behind The Nutcracker

Posted by on 12.05.2016

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/DougFullington.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week we are joined by Doug Fullington, assistant to the artistic director at Pacific Northwest Ballet and their education program’s manager. Mr. Fullington is a lauded dance historian, capable of reading Stepanov notation, a classical ballet notation system developed in Russia. He’s contributed to the reconstruction of many 19th century works, including ‘The Daughter of Pharaoh’, ‘Le Corsaire’, and recently, PNB’s ‘Giselle’. In 2000, he was named...

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