Posts Tagged "School of American Ballet"

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

Posted by on 01.17.2023

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(233) Jose Sebastian, dancer with American Ballet Theatre and Director of ABT Incubator

Posted by on 06.17.2021

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(222) Andrea Renee Long-Naidu, Former Principal with Dance Theatre of Harlem and current Boston Ballet School Faculty Member

Posted by on 03.25.2021

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(213) Gloria Govrin, Balanchine Ballerina (Part II)

Posted by on 01.19.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/GloriaGovrin2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Welcome to the second part of our interview with Balanchine Ballerina, Gloria Govrin. If you are tuning in and haven’t heard part one, we hope that you will go back in your feed to episode 212 for our chat with Gloria about her career. Today in Part II, Gloria tells us about where her career took her after retiring from the stage. She has since gone on to a prolific teaching career, being considered one of the leading masters of the Balanchine Technique. She is...

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(212) Gloria Govrin, Balanchine Ballerina (Part I)

Posted by on 01.13.2021

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