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
Today we have the distinct pleasure of welcoming New York Times Chief Dance Critic, Alastair Macaulay. Alastair has been the Chief Dance critic with the Times since 2007. Before that time, he worked as the Chief Theater Critic of the Financial Times in London, was the Chief Dance Critic for The Literary Supplement, the founding editor of Read More
This week we have the distinct pleasure of welcoming Patricia McBride, beloved Balanchine Ballerina. Patricia McBride is one of the most treasured ballerinas of the 20th century. In a career that spanned nearly 3 decades, she performed dozens of leading roles in the repertoire of the New York City Ballet. In 1961, she was promoted to Read More
Today we are joined by Sara Mearns, Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet. Ms. Mearns entered the School of American Ballet in 2001, became an apprentice with the New York City Ballet in 2003 and by 2008 she was a Principal. Sara is one of today’s most celebrated classical ballerinas. She has an extensive rep Read More
This week we welcome Carling Talcott-Steenstra of the Royal Danish Ballet. After starting her career at Miami City Ballet, Carling set her sights on Europe. After transitioning to life overseas, she joined the cast of the Starz limited series, “Flesh and Bone.” Ms. Talcott-Steenstra has been very open in past years about her struggles with anorexia and 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.