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Ballet Dancer, Choreographer & Artistic Director of Hack Ballet, Briar Adams celebrates diversity & equality, tradition & originality - Ballet & Dance Podcast

8/1/2018
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It is inspiring to see young dancers taking their futures into their own hands, creating their own companies and creating their own work. Australian born Briar Adams is one of those inspiring ballet dancers. She left her home country to embark on a dance career in London – one of the toughest dance centres in the… The post Ballet Dancer,

Duration:01:09:07

Dance In The Parks kicks off in Chicago! Former Dancer and Founder Katie McCann celebrates 10th season of this special dance event - Ballet & Dance Podcast

7/15/2018
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Katie McCann is a former ballet dancer, a performer and dance teacher. She is also the founder of the innovative dance company and dance event ‘Dance in the Parks‘, which presents dance in parks throughout the Chicago. Katie is committed to showcasing dance across Chicago and giving the community the chance to see professional dancers on… The post Dance In The Parks kicks off in Chicago! Former Dancer and Founder Katie McCann celebrates 10th season of this special dance event appeared...

Duration:00:42:43

Juel D Lane choreographer, dancer, filmmaker and artist talks gender and politics - Ballet & Dance Podcast

7/3/2018
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American choreographer, dancer, filmmaker and artist Juel D. Lane was voted Dance Magazine Top 25 To Watch and made history as the first black independent choreographer to be commissioned by Atlanta Ballet. In this podcast, Juel talks about growing up with severe anxiety as a child in Atlanta, Georgia and how dance gave him the confidence… The post Juel D Lane choreographer, dancer, filmmaker and artist talks gender and politics appeared first on Beautiful Ballet Dance Magazine -...

Duration:00:32:57

Semperoper Ballett Principal Dancer Jón Vallejo on working with acclaimed choreographer William Forsythe - Ballet & Dance Podcast

6/14/2018
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Spanish born Jón Vallejo is a principal dancer with Semperoper Ballett (Dresden, Germany), a company with a long history with the acclaimed choreographer William Forsythe. In this podcast, Jón shares his experience of working with Forsythe over his 12 year career with the company, and gives us an insight into how Forsythe breathes new life into… The post Semperoper Ballett Principal Dancer Jón Vallejo on working with acclaimed choreographer William Forsythe appeared first on

Duration:00:42:42

Fertile Ground dancer Alyssa Lisle is forging a dance career in the north east of England - Ballet & Dance Podcast

6/4/2018
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Alyssa Lisle is a 24 year old contemporary dancer born in the north east of England. She graduated with a 1st class BA (Hons) in Professional Dance Practise at Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne. In this podcast episode, Alyssa shares her experience of forging a career in the north east of England as a dancer and… The post Fertile Ground dancer Alyss...

Duration:00:21:32

Dance Virtual Reality App created by choreographer & former Birmingham Royal Ballet dancer Alexander Whitley - Ballet & Dance Podcast

5/3/2018
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New technologies like virtual reality and social media are opening up new ways of presenting and interacting with dancers, creators and performances. It is definitely an exciting and interesting time for the art-form and choreographer and former Birmingham Royal Ballet dancer Alexander Whitley, is pioneering the tech dance space with the launch of a dance… The post Dance Virtual Reality App created by choreographer & former Birmingham Royal Ballet dancer Alexander Whitley appeared first...

Duration:00:19:15

Award winning hip hop theatre pioneer Jonzi D celebrates 15 years of Breakin’ Convention - Ballet & Dance Podcast

4/25/2018
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Breakin’ Convention is the award-winning, critically acclaimed international hip hop festival and this year marks 15 sensational years of bringing hip hop culture into the theatre. Jonzi D, MC, dancer and spoken word artist is the Founder and Artistic Director of Breakin’ Convention and Associate Artist of Sadler’s Wells, the home of this ground breaking hip hop… The post Award winning hip hop theatre pioneer Jonzi D celebrates 15 years of Breakin’ Convention appeared first on Beautiful...

Duration:00:34:12

World Dance for Parkinson’s Day: changing lives through dance - Ballet & Dance Podcast

4/22/2018
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World Dance for Parkinson’s Day sees 23 dance organisations and individual teaching artists from 16 countries offering classes for people with Parkinson’s throughout April, in honor of Parkinson’s Awareness Month and International Dance Day. Dance is scientifically proven to help people who suffer from Parkinson’s, with dance classes and programs offering more than just lessons… The post World Dance for Parkinson’s Day: changing lives through dance appeared first on Beautiful Ballet Dance...

Duration:00:26:09

Daria Klimentová prima ballerina, dance teacher and dance photographer talks life after English National Ballet - Ballet & Dance Podcast

4/6/2018
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Daria Klimentová, prima ballerina, dance teacher and photographer, is one of the most acclaimed dancers of our times. After a glittering career as a senior principal dancer with the English National Ballet, she is now moulding the future dance stars at the Royal Ballet Upper School. Listen to Daria share her experience of deciding to… The post Daria Klimentová prima ballerina, dance teacher and dance photographer talks life after English National Ballet appeared first on Beautiful Ballet...

Duration:00:12:49

The voice and visionary for disabled dancers, Charlotte Darbyshire – dancer, director, lecturer, choreographer and Artistic Director of Candoco Dance Company talks about diversity in dance - Ballet & Dance Podcast

3/15/2018
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Charlotte Darbyshire is the co-Artistic Director (along with Ben Wright) of Candoco Dance Company – a contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers in the UK that’s made up of highly trained and passionate dancers from around the world. The company is presenting work across the UK and we’ve just reviewed their Double Bill at… The post The voice and visionary for disabled dancers, Charlotte Darbyshire – dancer, director, lecturer, choreographer and Artistic Director of...

Duration:00:52:18

Neon Dance Artistic Director & Choreographer Adrienne Hart on curating Wild Card - Ballet & Dance Podcast

3/7/2018
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Neon Dance Artistic Director and Choreographer Adrienne Hart is bringing an exciting evening of curated contemporary dance celebrating Piano Day at Sadler’s Wells on 22 & 23 March. The Wild Card evening at Sadler’s Wells starts with a photographic exhibition in the foyer, it features flowers being pollenated by a piano tuning fork, there’s two… The post Neon Dance Artistic Director & Choreographer Adrienne Hart on curating Wild Card appeared first on The Wonderful World of Dance.

Duration:00:28:49

Choreographer Ben Wright on touring Point of Echoes in rural communities across the UK - Ballet & Dance Podcast

2/27/2018
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Choreographer Ben Wright’s personal journey reads like a real-life Billy Elliot. Growing up he experienced bullying at school for not being the sporty type and he incredibly only started to learn to dance at the age of 19, after being spotted and nurtured into an accomplished dancer. Ben has most famously danced the lead role… The post Choreographer Ben Wright on touring Point of Echoes in rural communities across the UK appeared first on The Wonderful World of Dance.

Duration:00:36:46

Ballet British Columbia Artistic Director Emily Molnar – the ballerina who saved the company from bankruptcy - Ballet & Dance Podcast

11/7/2017
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Ballet British Columbia, Canada’s leading contemporary dance company, is heading to the UK for their first tour in 2018. Founded in 1986, Ballet British Columbia has been under the artistic directorship of Emily Molnar since 2009. Emily was recently appointed to the Order of Canada for her artistic leadership of the company and its contribution… The post Ballet British Columbia Artistic Director Emily Molnar – the ballerina who saved the company from bankruptcy appeared first on The...

Duration:00:28:56

Bolshoi Ballet Academy Graduate Tala Lee-Turton makes history at the infamous ballet school - Ballet & Dance Podcast

10/10/2017
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21 year old ballet dancer Tala Lee-Turton is only the third ever British female to break through the Bolshoi Ballet Academy. In this podcast interview, Tala tells us about her life as a ballet student growing up in North England and discovering and falling in love with the Russian ballet technique. After successfully auditioning, Tala… The post Bolshoi Ballet Academy Graduate Tala Lee-Turton makes history at the infamous ballet school appeared first on The Wonderful World of Dance.

Duration:00:15:25

Birmingham Royal Ballet Artist Brogan McKelvey talks to fellow dancer Lydia Holt - Ballet & Dance Podcast

10/7/2017
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Brogan McKelvey is young, fresh, fearless and switched on! Brogan recently joined Birmingham Royal Ballet and talks to fellow dancer and ballet friend Lydia Holt – our new podcast host for The Wonderful World of Dance – about his experiences at Elmhurst Ballet School, company life and his choreographic dreams. From starting in street dance, Brogan… The post Birmingham Royal Ballet Artist Brogan McKelvey talks to fellow dancer Lydia Holt appeared first on The Wonderful World of Dance.

Duration:00:30:38

Emma Gladstone, Artistic Director of Dance Umbrella - Ballet & Dance Podcast

10/3/2017
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Dance Umbrella is London’s largest dance festival and the 2017 programme showcases... The post Emma Gladstone, Artistic Director of Dance Umbrella appeared first on The Wonderful World of Dance.

Duration:00:30:25

Lauren Lovette, New York City Ballet Principal talks candidly about ballet life - Ballet & Dance Podcast

9/26/2017
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Lauren Lovette is lovely. Not only is she an inspirational dancer with... The post Lauren Lovette, New York City Ballet Principal talks candidly about ballet life appeared first on The Wonderful World of Dance.

Duration:01:08:34