This week we are pleased to welcome Patricia Barker, Artistic Director of Grand Rapids Ballet and former Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer. Patricia began her ballet training in Richland, WA and later studied at the Boston Ballet School and the Pacific Northwest Ballet School. Patricia is regarded as one of the world’s most gifted ballerinas Read More
This week we are delighted to welcome Fabrice Camels, Joffrey Ballet Principal Dancer. Fabrice was born in France and began dancing at the age of three. He completed his ballet training at the Paris Opera Ballet school before venturing the the United States where he trained at the Rock School and danced with Pennsylvania Ballet. 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
Today we are thrilled to welcome Misty Copeland. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, and raised in San Pedro California, Misty began her training at the age of 13. In 2000, she joined American Ballet Theater’s Studio Company, and was promoted to the Corps de Ballet a year later. In June 2015, Misty made history when she Read More
This week we are joined by Brandon Stirling Baker, an american lighting designer for ballet, opera, and theater. His lighting can be seen in the repertory of New York City Ballet, Miami City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Paul Taylor, and many others. Mr. Baker’s designs have been presented by major theaters internationally including Read More
This week we are pleased to welcome Sarah Hay, Actress and Ballerina. She is a former dancer with the Semperoper Ballet in Dresden and the star of the Starz mini series “Flesh and Bone.” Ms. Hay was nominated for a Golden Globe and a Critics choice award, and a winner of a Satellite award for 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.
Justin Peck joins Michael and Rebecca in Miami to discuss his choreography, his process, art, and other inspirations. Join us as we explore the world of the hottest choreographic commodity in the ballet world. The post (11) Justin Peck: A Conversation with NYCB Resident Choreographer appeared first on tendusunderapalmtree.com.
We are back for a second installment with Miami City Ballet Principals Patricia and Jeanette Delgado. This week we discuss dealing with and preventing injuries. The post (10) Talking Injuries with Patricia and Jeanette Delgado appeared first on tendusunderapalmtree.com.
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