Diana Byer - Founding Artistic Director of New York Theatre Ballet - Conversations on Dance

(290) Diana Byer, Founding Artistic Director of New York Theatre Ballet

Today on ‘Conversations On Dance’ we are joined by Diana Byer, founder and artistic director of New York Theatre Ballet. Diana has been at the helm of NYTB for over 4 decades, guiding the company to critical acclaim and providing a home for many nearly-lost works of master choreographers like Antony Tudor, Agnes DeMille and Read More

Diana Gonzalez, Stephen Hanna, Abi Stafford - Conversations on Dance

(145) Agnes De Mille’s ‘The Other’ at Lake Tahoe Dance Festival

This week we have the pleasure of diving into one of the works that will be presented this year at the Lake Tahoe Dance Festival, Agnes De Mille’s ‘The Other.’  We speak with dancers Stephen Hanna (formerly of NYCB) and Abi Stafford (Principal at NYCB) who will be performing this work at the festival. We Read More

Jodie Gates - USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance - Christine Cotter / Los Angeles Times

(137) Jodie Gates, Vice Dean and Director of USC’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

Today we are joined by Jodie Gates, vice dean and director of the University of Southern California’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.  Ms. Gates was a celebrated principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet, Frankfurt Ballet, and Pennsylvania Ballet, as well as a principal guest artist with several companies around the world. She was a muse for celebrated choreographer Robert Joffrey and Read More