Posts Tagged "retirement"

(82) Michael and Rebecca on Retirement & Changes in the Ballet World

Posted by on 03.05.2018

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Retirement2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week it is just Michael and Rebecca, taking some time to catch up.  Rebecca has a big announcement to make, we talk changes happening at New York City Ballet and what it means for ballet as a whole (30:10), and we discuss what is coming up for Conversations on Dance (44:07). This episode is sponsored by Sudio headphones. Start listening to Conversations on Dance today with Sudio headphones.  We are happy to be able to offer our listeners 15% off any purchase when you use

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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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