Posts Tagged "soloist"

(324) Mira Nadon, NYCB soloist, on Justin Peck’s new full length work, ‘Copland Dance Episodes’

Posted by on 01.19.2023

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(305) Jovani Furlan, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 09.06.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/FurlanVail22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS In his first year at VDF, New York City Ballet soloist Jovani Furlan is set to take Vail audiences by storm. Joining the ‘Conversations On Dance’ podcast, Furlan will discuss his dance upbringing in his native Brazil, the leap to american stages and what dancing at VDF for the first time has been like.  Please note: ‘Conversations On Dance’ co-host, Rebecca King Ferraro, will be on maternity leave this summer.  These live events will be hosted by Michael Sean...

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(204) Gabe Stone Shayer, American Ballet Theatre Soloist

Posted by on 09.28.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/GabeStoneShayer.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we talk with American Ballet Theatre’s newest soloist dancer, Gabe Stone Shayer. Gabe was born in Philadelphia, where he began his dance training. At 14, he began training full time at the Rock School for Dance Education, before going on to move to Russia to continue his studies at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. Shayer is the first African-American male to graduate from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in its nearly 250-year history.   Gabe joined...

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(198) Megan LeCrone, Soloist New York City Ballet

Posted by on 08.24.2020

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(115) Harper Watters, Houston Ballet Soloist

Posted by on 11.12.2018

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/HarperWatters-111218-4.44-PM.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week on Conversations On Dance, we spoke with Houston Ballet soloist Harper Watters. Though Harper’s talents led to prominent roles with the Houston Ballet and two promotions, he gained attention both within the dance community and in pop culture at large, in viral videos of himself dancing in towering pink heels. We talk to Harper about how he has leveraged his social media stardom into creating a platform where he can promote inclusivity in the d

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