This week we are joined by Reid Bartelme and Jack Ferver, hosts of the podcast “What’s Going on With Dance and Stuff.” We have had Reid on the podcast before to discuss his work as a costume designer, so tune into episode 21. Today we get to know Jack a little more when he tells Read More
This week we are publishing our very first podcast that was recorded live with an audience. This episode was recorded in March following our full day of master classes in Columbus, Ohio presented by Ballet in the City. This particular “Conversation on Dance” is directed at the students in the room who we had just Read More
This week we are joined by Karolina Kuras, Photographer for the National Ballet of Canada. Karolina was born in Poland where she spent her early years before her family moved to a small town outside of Toronto. As a child, Karolina was always surrounded by art, as her mother is a painter, and her father Read More
This 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 Read More
Nicole Mitchell, New York City Ballet Assistant Stage Manager, joins Rebecca and Michael this week to bring you closer to another aspect of theater: the happenings backstage. As she says, “If you do your job well, no one knows you did it at all. But if you make a mistake you run the risk of taking the Read More
America’s dancing sweethearts, Patricia and Jeanette Delgado join us this week to look back on their careers. Patricia is the older sister, but it turns out they started dancing at the same time. Follow their journey as they fulfill their dreams together by becoming Principal Dancers at Miami City Ballet. The post (9) The Journey Read More
Leigh Witchel, esteemed dance critic, discusses why he thinks that today’s best a brightest choreographers are creating their best work on Miami City Ballet. We talk choreography, ballet’s classic productions, and his favorite ballerinas to follow. Sponsored by Ballet in the City. The post (7) Part 2 of Our Conversation with Dance Critic, Leigh Witchel appeared Read More
Esteemed dance critic, Leigh Witchel sits down with Michael and Rebecca to discuss his dance career, how he crafts reviews, and how dancers should react to what they read on the internet. Sponsored by: Ballet in the City. balletinthecity.org The post (6) A Conversation with Esteemed Dance Critic, Leigh Witchel appeared first on tendusunderapalmtree.com.
This week we respond to a question from an audience member: How do I convince my parents that I need to defer college to pursue a career in ballet? Hosts Rebecca King and Michael Sean Breeden discuss their experiences, the experiences of other professional dancers, and which colleges offer great dance programs. The post (5) Read More
This week, hosts Rebecca King and Michael Sean Breeden of Miami City Ballet discuss ballet topics that have been making news, including Misty Copeland, women in choreography, and Pennsylvania Ballet’s transition to new leadership. The post (4) Ballet Topics in the Mainstream appeared first on tendusunderapalmtree.com.