This week on the podcast we are tackling a subject that we find of immense interest to students and parents in our travels to schools across the country: does having a career in ballet mean forgoing college? Our guest this week is a Harvard Graduate and an Los Angeles Ballet Soloist who shows that it’s Read More
This week we continue our coverage of Next Generation Ballet’s Nutcracker by speaking with Philip Neal, Artistic Director of Next Generation Ballet. Philip began his training at the age of 11 at the School of Richmond Ballet, where he was recognized by Edward Villella and offered a scholarship to the School of American Ballet. He Read More
Welcome to Live From the Kennedy Center: Damian Woetzel & Tiler Peck on Jerome Robbins. Two weeks ago we were in Washington, DC to cover a busy weekend of ballet at the Kennedy Center. We arrived on Friday night just in time to watch an exceptional performance entitled “DEMO: Jerome Robbins- An American Dance Genius.” These Read More
This week we are joined by New York City Ballet soloist, Unity Phelan. Born in Princeton, New Jersey, Unity began her training at the age of 5 at the Princeton Ballet School. In 2008 and 2009 she attended the School of American Ballet for the summer, becoming a year-round student in the fall of 2009. Read More
This week we are joined by Ron “Prime Tyme” Myles: Jookin dancer and ambassador. Originally from Memphis, Ron is a dancer, choreographer, and an ambassador for his dance form called “Jookin.” He is now based in Los Angeles, is a Bessie Award winner, and has appeared in numerous commercials including some for Pepsi and Read More
This week we are joined by filmmaker, Ezra Hurwitz. Following a seven year career with Miami City Ballet, Ezra retired from the stage to study film and business strategy at Columbia University. Since beginning his work as a dance filmmaker following his time at Columbia, he has created viral videos for numerous clients including San Read More
This week we are pleased to welcome Jessica Wallis, Ballet in the City founder. If you are a regular listener, you have heard us talk about Ballet in the City in the past as they have been one of our sponsors from the very beginning. We were so happy to sit down with Jessica in Read More
Michael and Rebecca sit down with American Ballet Theater Principal Dancer James Whiteside for an inside look into his career, his work at ABT, and what inspires him. The post (15) James Whiteside, Principal at American Ballet Theater appeared first on tendusunderapalmtree.com.