Austin Hartel - Oklahoma International Dance Festival - Conversations on Dance

(190) Austin Hartel, Oklahoma International Dance Festival Artistic Director

Today we speak with Austin Hartel, Oklahoma International Dance Festival Artistic Director. Austin was a soloist and co-choreographer with Pilobolus Dance Theater, making appearances worldwide and on television. After his dance career, he joined the faculty of University of Oklahoma’s School of Dance where he has coordinated the Modern Dance Program for nearly 20 years. Read More

Ivonne Lemus Ballet mistress at Next Generation Ballet and former Soloist with National Ballet of Cuba

(73) Ivonne Lemus: Ballet Mistress at Next Generation Ballet & Former Soloist with National Ballet of Cuba

Today we talk with Ivonne Lemus: Ballet Mistress at Next Generation Ballet & Former Soloist with National Ballet of Cuba. We took a quick break over the holiday from our regularly scheduled programming, but while we were on our break, we went to Tampa to teach master classes, host a lecture, and record interviews with Read More

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(16) Allison DeBona of Ballet West and Breaking Pointe

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