Christine Cox - Conversations on Dance - Vail Dance Festival

(239) Christine Cox, Artistic & Executive Director of BalletX, LIVE from Vail Dance Festival

We are joined today by Christine Cox, Artistic & Executive Director of BalletX. This episode was recorded LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival, where BalletX is the resident company. We chat with Christine about her career, founding the company, her ambitious programming, and her entrepreneurial approach to building the company from the ground up. This Read More

Calvin Royal III - Conversations on Dance - Vail Dance Festival

(238) Calvin Royal III, Principal with ABT, LIVE from Vail Dance Festival

LIVE from Vail Dance Festival, today we chat with American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer and Vail Dance Festival Artist in Residence, Calvin Royal III. We hear from Calvin about his beginnings in dance, his promotion to principal, how he stayed inspired during the pandemic, and being artist in residence at this year’s festival. This episode Read More

Michael Langlois - Conversations on Dance

Re-Release: Michael Langlois, Author and Former ABT Dancer

We are off this week as we work to prepare for our live podcast events at the 2021 Vail Dance Festival later this month, so we are taking this opportunity to re-release an old episode. As we continue to highlight great summer dance reads, enjoy this chat with former American Ballet Theatre dancer and author Read More

Conversations on Dance at the Vail Dance Festival

COD July Update + Come see us at Vail Dance Festival!

Rebecca pops in today to share some COD updates, including live events and master classes at Vail Dance Festival, and publishing schedule this month. Links: Live events: https://vaildance.org/festival-forums-2021/ Master classes: https://vaildance.org/master-class-series-2021/ Thank you to Yumiko for their continued support of COD. Shop online at Yumiko.com. Follow us on social media @conversationsondance The post COD July Read More

Emily Meisner - Conversations on Dance - National Dance Institute

(235) Emily Meisner, Director of National Dance Institute Collaborative for Teaching & Learning

Today we are joined by Emily Meisner, the Director of National Dance Institute Collaborative for Teaching & Learning. We have a wonderful chat with Emily about the beginnings of National Dance Institute, founder Jacques d’Amboise’s vision for NDI, how she became involved in the organization, and the amazing work that NDI Collaborative is doing. NDI Read More

April Daly - Joffrey Ballet - Conversations on Dance

(234) Joffrey Ballet’s Company Artist Partner Program with April Daly and Annie Lyonswright

As we all know, over the past year businesses and organizations have had to get creative in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Arts organizations are no exception. Today we get to hear about how Joffrey Ballet found a unique way to get their dancers involved in the company’s day-to-day operations. We speak with Joffrey Read More

Ashley Bouder - Lake Tahoe Dance Festival - Conversations on Dance

(232) Ashley Bouder on The Lake Tahoe Dance Festival

This week we are joined by New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, Ashley Bouder. It has been over 4 years since we last had Ashley on the pod, so we have a lot of catch up on. We talk about what this last year has been like for her, about her college courses and teaching Read More

Eugenia Zinovieva - Conversations on Dance Podcast

(231) Eugenia Zinovieva, Rhode Island Women’s Choreography Project Co-Director and dancer with Festival Ballet Providence

This week we are joined by Eugenia Zinovieva, Co-Director of Rhode Island Women’s Choreography Project and dancer with Festival Ballet Providence. Born in Moscow, Russia, Eugenia moved to the United States at a young age and began her classical ballet training at the Boston Ballet School while also competing as a rhythmic gymnast. She graduated Read More

Alastair Macaulay - Conversations on Dance - New York City Center Studio 5

(230) Alastair Macaulay on new installments of New York City Center’s ‘Studio 5’

Listener favorite and former Chief Dance Critic at the New York Times, Alastair Macaulay returns to the podcast this week. We realize that we have never asked Alastair his origin story in dance, so he gives us background on how the love affair began. We take a few detours to discuss the late Jacques d’Amboise, Read More

Jessica Tong - Conversations on Dance Podcast

(229) Jessica Tong, Associate Artistic Director, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

This week we are joined by Jessica Tong, Associate Artistic Director of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Jessica received her formal training at The Ballet School in Salt Lake City and University of Utah. Tong danced with BalletMet in Columbus, Ohio, Eliot Feld’s Ballet Tech in New York, and Hubbard Street 2 before dancing with Hubbard Street Dance Read More