(308) Yaron Lifschitz, Artistic Director and CEO of ‘Circa,’ coming to Stanford Live

Today we are joined by Yaron Lifschitz, Artistic Director and CEO of ‘Circa.’ Yaron is a graduate of the University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, and National Institute of Dramatic Arts, where he was the youngest director ever accepted into its prestigious graduate director’s course. Since graduating, Yaron has directed over 60 productions Read More

(307) Choreographer, Arthur Pita, on his new World Premiere for Houston Ballet, ‘Good Vibrations’

On today’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’ we are joined by choreographer Arthur Pita. Arthur’s choreography has been featured across a broad spectrum of art forms including opera, ballet, film, and musical theatre, never shying away from artistic risks like tackling Kafka’s ‘Metamorphosis’ or creating to the music of Bjork. Today we talk to Arthur Read More

(306) Michael & Rebecca: We’re Back!

It’s just Michael and Rebecca this week. We’re back and catch up on what we have been up to this summer and we dive into some recent news. Subscribe to Conversations on Dance wherever you get your podcasts to notified of our upcoming content featuring dance this fall, all new interviews, and much more! The Read More

(305) Jovani Furlan, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

In his first year at VDF, New York City Ballet soloist Jovani Furlan is set to take Vail audiences by storm. Joining the ‘Conversations On Dance’ podcast, Furlan will discuss his dance upbringing in his native Brazil, the leap to american stages and what dancing at VDF for the first time has been like.  Please Read More

(304) Claudia Schreier and Lauren Lovette, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Acclaimed Choreographer Claudia Schreier returns to the Vail Dance Festival this year with a new work to commissioned music by Conrad Tao. A classic Vail success story, join the ‘Conversations On Dance’ podcast as they talk to Claudia about her origins at VDF as an intern and chart her path to one of the most Read More

(303) Choreographer, Justin Peck, and musician, Johnny Gandelsman, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Join the ‘Conversations On Dance’ podcast in an exploration of two art forms and how they coalesce into a single harmonious ballet. Join musician, Johnny Gandelsman of Brooklyn Rider and Choreographer Justin Peck as they will talk about how the ways in which their art forms intersect and diverge and how the collaborative process informs Read More

(302) DanceAspen’s Laurel Winton and Kaya Wolsey, LIVE from Vail Dance Festival

Vail Dance Festival is thrilled to welcome Dance Aspen in its inaugural season. Artistic Director Laurel Winton joins the ‘Conversations On Dance’ podcast in a discussion about Colorado’s newest dance company, and how dancers and director alike will seek to implement the company’s artistic goals and identity. Please note: ‘Conversations On Dance’ co-host, Rebecca King Read More

(301) Lil Buck and KJ Takahashi, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Join the ‘Conversations On Dance’ podcast in a discussion with one of Vail’s most celebrated mainstays, Lil Buck, and one of its newest artists, New York City Ballet dancer KJ Takahashi. Buck and KJ will take us on a tour of their own relationships with ballet and street dance and how these two forms of Read More

(300) Jodi Melnick, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Choreographer Jodi Melnick has found international acclaim with her unique approach to the art form, encapsulating seemingly disparate moments of subtlety, nuance, recklessness and drama. The ‘Conversations On Dance’ podcast leads a discussion with Melnick about her artistic identity, creative process and her new work premiering at VDF this year, set to a commissioned score Read More

(299) Dante Puleio and Nicholas Ruscica of Limón Dance Company, LIVE from Vail Dance Festival

At the vanguard of American modern dance since its inception, Limon Dance Company is celebrating its landmark 75th anniversary this season. Making their VDF debut this summer, come celebrate the incredible dance legacy of this beloved and historic company. Artistic Director Dance Puleio will join the ‘Conversations On Dance’ podcast in a discussion about preserving Read More