This week on the podcast we are tackling a subject that we find of immense interest to students and parents in our travels to schools across the country: does having a career in ballet mean forgoing college? Our guest this week is a Harvard Graduate and an Los Angeles Ballet Soloist who shows that it’s Read More
This week Rebecca and Michael wanted to take an opportunity to discuss retirement from the stage. On April 9th Michael performed for the last time on a Miami City Ballet stage, closing out a more than decade long career with the company. Today Rebecca catches up with Michael to talk about how he made his 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 welcome Miami City Ballet soloist, Lauren Fadeley. After completing a year of training at SAB, Lauren was asked by Peter Martins to join New York City Ballet at the age of 16. After two years with the company, Lauren decided to pursue a higher education at Indiana University. She danced throughout college Read More
This week we are joined by Doug Fullington, assistant to the artistic director at Pacific Northwest Ballet and their education program’s manager. Mr. Fullington is a lauded dance historian, capable of reading Stepanov notation, a classical ballet notation system developed in Russia. He’s contributed to the reconstruction of many 19th century works, including ‘The Daughter Read More
Allison DeBona, first soloist with Ballet West, first came on the national stage in 2012 as a star on the CW’s reality show, ‘Breaking Pointe.’ Allison chats with us about her journey to the world of professional ballet, how she built her brand, and how ballet is portrayed in the mainstream media. The post (16) 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.
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
Leigh Witchel, esteemed dance critic, discusses why he thinks that today’s best a brightest choreographers are creating their best work on Miami City Ballet. We talk choreography, ballet’s classic productions, and his favorite ballerinas to follow. Sponsored by Ballet in the City. The post (7) Part 2 of Our Conversation with Dance Critic, Leigh Witchel appeared Read More