Sarah Van Patten - Conversations on Dance

(111) Sarah Van Patten, San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer

This week we are joined by Sarah Van Patten, Principal with  San Francisco Ballet.  Sarah trained at Ballet Workshop of New England, and danced with Massachusetts Youth Ballet. In 2000 at age 15, she joined the Royal Danish Ballet as an apprentice where John Neumeier cast her as Juliet in his Romeo and Juliet. Soon after, Read More


(19) Carling Talcott-Steenstra, Royal Danish Ballet

This week we welcome Carling Talcott-Steenstra of the Royal Danish Ballet.  After starting her career at Miami City Ballet, Carling set her sights on Europe.  After transitioning to life overseas, she joined the cast of the Starz limited series, “Flesh and Bone.”  Ms. Talcott-Steenstra has been very open in past years about her struggles with anorexia and Read More