We are joined today by Jamar Roberts, dancer and Resident Choreographer at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival. We talk with Jamar about his origins in dance, his love for visual art, how he got into choreography, and about his world premiere coming to the Vail Dance Festival this year. This episode was recorded LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival, This episode was recorded on August 5, 2021 at the Manor Vail Lodge.
Experience the Vail Dance Festival from wherever you are this Monday, August 9th, 2021. Enjoy a live-streamed event of the festival’s closing evening: NOW Premieres, which we discuss in this episode. Access will be available for one week on VDF’s YouTube Channel. More information on VDF’s social media channels.
Special thanks to the Town of Vail for their support of the Vail Dance Festival and Conversations on Dance live podcast recordings. This episode was recorded at the Manor Vail Lodge.
Conversations on Dance is proud to have YUMIKO as a continued partner in 2021. yumiko.com
Thank you to Tom Boyd for producing this episode.