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Welcome to City Ballet The Podcast, an exploration of New York City Ballet where we'll journey through our history, delve into our new and existing repertory, and reveal insider tidbits. Each season of City Ballet The Podcast features episodes that span three topics: New Combinations hosted by Associate Artistic Director Wendy Whelan, Hear the Dance hosted by dance educator and former NYCB dancer Silas Farley, and See the Music hosted by Music Director Andrew Litton.
 
Welcome to The Head Ballet podcast! This podcast is the place to come to hear guests discuss with me, Paul Abbott, their favourite novelty songs - the funny, the weird, the daft and the outright baffling tunes that have been skipping and dancing around in their heads for years. Everybody loves something that could be considered novel, so why not celebrate it? Importantly, it also seeks to try and stretch the definition of novelty to encompass all manner of recordings. This could include TV T ...
 
Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in a dance studio at one of the most prestigious ballet companies in the world? Or wondered what was going through Giselle's mind as she lifted her leg to her ear? There is a lot more to the politics of dance than lithe women wearing pointe shoes being hoisted into the air by men in tights. Listen in for a weekly conversation on all aspects of the professional dance world as Barry Kerollis, freelance choreographer and popular blogger, candidly sha ...
 
Arms Out Like Wings is an anecdotal memoir about my seven years spent in a ballet boarding school from 1969 to 1976 aged nine to seventeen. A ‘Pygmalion-esque’ story that takes me from my crowded, loving council house home of siblings, cockney, lorry driver Dad and Italian seamstress Mother, to a Rolls Royce gliding through London, tinkling piano music in corridors and marquees on the lawn. This book will give you an insight into a young ballet dancers life. The initial spark, training, lite ...
 
Kinetic Conversations with the Fort Wayne Ballet is an interview format podcast produced by and for the Fort Wayne Ballet and the Auer Academy. Join us as we discuss the art and history of dance, and the ins and outs of growing a professional ballet company. Kinetic Conversations is hosted by Jim Sparrow and Karen Gibbons-Brown. The show is co-produced by John Dawkins and Wayneshout Productions, and Jillian Schepis Lee. Original theme music is by John Dawkins. For more about this podcast, vi ...
 
The EUNIC London Podcast Series EUNICAST: Meet Visionary Europeans is a brand new podcast series presenting some of Europe’s most talented and respected artists, performers and influencers expressing their opinions on the arts and current affairs and sharing their life stories and artistic influences. A podcast series of EUNIC London (European National Institutes for Culture) presents seven episodes featuring in-depth interviews with leading European personalities from the field of arts, mus ...
 
Do people think you’re crazy because you want to be a dancer and drop the 9-5? We get it! Listen in as we teach you how to take your love for dance and turn it into a career. Welcome to the Dance Your Life podcast by Maxt Out Dance Competition with your host Joanna Vargas. Every week Joanna will bring you intimate interviews with the most successful and open dancers, choreographers and directors in the dance industry. The Dance Your Life podcast will help you and your dance career. Whether y ...
 
The Stage Rightside with James Whiteside (Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre) is an interview based foray into the interesting and often strange world of professional ballet. James speaks with fellow dancers, choreographers, costume designers, stage crew, makeup artists, you name it, in this comedic, yet informative podcast brought to you live from James' dressing room, backstage at the Metropolitan Theatre.
 
The 2 Minute Takeaway Podcast gives you easy to implement tips that will improve your performance, productivity, and profits. Ken Okel engages audiences with actionable and creative solutions. Your audience will enjoy Ken's relatable approach to improving your performance at work. For more, visit www.KenOkel.com Ken Okel learned the value of high performance and productivity, when failure was not an option, during careers in TV News, hurricane relief, and professional ballet. Let Ken’s custo ...
 
Elizabeth Talks! Is Elizabeth Flores, Director of the award winning New American Youth Ballet of NYC with a positive view on the world of ballet and performing arts! Hear about what's new on her show The Adventures of My Ballerina and Me! Great for listeners of all ages! Tune in and talk soon!
 
Williams spent his life as a doctor practicing pediatric medicine in northern New Jersey, a few miles west of New York City. During the work day, between seeing patients, he often dashed off poems on the backs of blank prescription pads that he kept in his pocket. This particular poem was written in just such a spontaneous way, after seeing the Russian Ballet perform in Manhattan. Each of the 16 readers in this collection took the challenge to make the same kind of leap - reading it spontane ...
 
Every season, performing arts companies take on a group of young up-and-comers who will work, and learn, with the pros. The ballet calls them trainees. At Actors Theatre of Louisville, they’re apprentices. Kentucky Opera has studio artists. They’re in residence at a professional company for the first time, understudying for the stars and taking on small roles while learning the ins and outs of the business. In the series "The Big Break," we’ll go inside the Ballet, Actors Theatre and the Ope ...
 
Get a glimpse of the work by some of this year's filmmakers, including the documentary films Ballet 422 (director Jody Lee Lipes) and An Honest Liar (director Justin Weinstein). Also showing in the Sneak Peek are the narrative features Below Dreams (writer/director Garrett Bradley), Summer of Blood (writer/director Onur Tukel), and Match (writer/director Stephen Belber).
 
Thoughtful Conversations with Badass Women follows the curiosities of Host Erin Roy in heart-to-heart conversations with Olympian Hannah Hardaway, New York City Ballet Principal Sterling Hyltin, Singer/Songwriter Lizdelise, Dancer Michaela Ellingson, Dancer/Choreographer Jasmine Hearn, Actress/Humanitarian Alice Callahan, Actress/Writer/Director Winsome Brown, and Dancer/Choreographer Lisa Race. Episodes feature individual soundscapes designed by Lizdelise. Listeners are treated to a free do ...
 
Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time. Guests include Sir B ...
 
The Imaginary Invalid (French: Le Malade imaginaire) is a three-act comédie-ballet by the French playwright Molière. It was first performed in 1673 and was the last work he wrote. In an ironic twist of fate, Molière collapsed during his fourth performance as Argan on 17 February and died soon after. (Summary by Wikipedia) Cast: Argan, an imaginary invalid: Allen Johns Beline, second wife to Argan: Nadine Eckert-Boulet Angelique, daughter to Argan: Arielle Lipshaw Louison, Argan's young daugh ...
 
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During the Cold War, cultural diplomacy was one way that the governments of the United States and the Soviet Union tried to cultivate goodwill towards their countries. As Anne Searcy explains in her book, Ballet in the Cold War: A Soviet-American Exchange (Oxford University Press, 2020), dance was part of this effort. She focuses on two tours of th…
 
This season of City Ballet The Podcast continues with a fresh edition of New Combinations. Host and Associate Artistic Director Wendy Whelan is joined by choreographer Kyle Abraham in the lead up to the premiere of his latest work for NYCB, When We Fell, a dance film choreographed on eight NYCB dancers during a COVID-compliant residency. Abraham de…
 
Welcome to The Head Ballet podcast. Paul Abbott invites guests to discuss their favourite novelty songs. It's season two! How nice to be back. Episodes will be coming out as-and-when this time around, but thank you all for your support and encouragement with the show. To open our 2021 series, I'm joined by Catrin Lowe (Twitter) - a podcaster, playw…
 
Doug Fullington's pre-performance Ballet Talk for Rep 4 of PNB's Digital Season features your behind the scenes look at Doris Duke Artist award winner Donald Byrd's world premiere work And the sky is not cloudy all day, and residenct choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo's second premiere for PNB, Future Memory, both created and produced just for the dig…
 
I often find myself arguing in circles WITH MYSELF whilst pondering the topic of ballet uniforms. As an owner of a predominantly ‘ballet’ studio I find it difficult to comprehend a class full of mismatched or ‘baggy’ uniforms. But then I think, just because I’m conditioned to be intolerant of such a sight doesn’t necessarily mean it’s right. Perhap…
 
All You Need to Know About Jewels Before You Watch George Balanchine’s Jewels comprises three ballets—Rubies, Emeralds, and Diamonds—that evoke the styles and moods of the United States, France, and Russia, respectively. Get to know a bit about Jewels, its creation in 1967, and what to look for in each ballet before this dazzling classic hits the s…
 
Hosts, Jim Sparrow and Karen Gibbons-Brown, sit down with Associate Conductor Caleb Young, of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra. In prelude to the Fort Wayne Ballet's performance celebrating the great composer, they discuss the works of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Find out with us the joys and intricacies of both the dance and musical aspects of …
 
Raymond Rodriguez is the newly named Abbott Academy Director of the Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, thanks to a major $3M gift received by The Joffrey Ballet from the Abbott Fund. In this episode of The Queso, Raymond discusses future goals for this position, which includes providing opportunities to students with e…
 
President Biden is promising hundreds of billions of dollars to speed up the decarbonisation of the US economy – the White House wants cooperation with China to make good on the Paris agreement on emissions cuts. Stephen Sackur interviews Michael Mann, one of America’s leading climate scientists. He says a new climate war is unfolding. If so, who a…
 
In Vinyl Ventures: My Fifty Years at Rounder Records (Equinox, 2021), founder Bill Nowlin combines memoir with a history of the founding and evolution of Rounder as he talks about his experiences as one of the labels three founders. Rounder Records was born in 1970, a "hobby that got out of control," a fledgling record company more or less conceive…
 
Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South (University of North Carolina Press, 2021) pulses with the beats of a new American South, probing the ways music, literature, and film have remixed southern identities for a post–civil rights generation. For scholar and critic Dr. Regina N. Bradley, OutKast’s work is the touchstone, a blend of fu…
 
In this episode, James is joined by several of the artists and creatives who are working on our 2021 Season. Ross Ramgobin talks about the pressure of playing the title role in The Marriage of Figaro, Lauren Fagan shares her favourite scenes from La traviata, Jennifer France and Stephen Barlow discuss why OHP's production of The Cunning Little Vixe…
 
This week, Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt welcome to the Rockonteurs podcast founder member of Genesis and Mike + The Mechanics, Mike Rutherford. Mike talks to Guy and Gary about his career, his catalogue of incredible songs, Genesis transformation from Peter Gabriel to Phil Collins and of course the upcoming Genesis reunion tour. See acast.com/privacy fo…
 
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