In Conversation Archive

In Conversation is a series of interviews exploring discourse about dance and different folks’ relationship to dance. All Audio Recorded and Edited by Andréa Spearman 2022 Fall Spring Winter 2021 Fall Summer Winter Fall 2022 Conversations Tonya Amos Listen on YouTube Sarah Bush Listen on YouTube Spring 2022 Conversation Melecio Estrella Listen on YouTube Winter […]

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In Conversation: David Herrera and Jocelyn Reyes

You are reading excerpts from David Herrera and Jocelyn Reyes’ recorded conversation. Listen to the conversation. Transcript of the full conversation

10 in 10 with Alyssa Mitchel

You are reading excerpts from Andréa Spearman’s recorded conversation with Alyssa Mitchel 10 in 10 theme music: Bright, upbeat pop music that you may hear in a teen-centered drama series. [Theme music plays, then fades out slightly to play in the background of the introduction] Andréa Spearman: Welcome to 10 in 10 with Andréa Spearman […]

dancing close to home

My mom lives alone, about a thirty minute drive away, in the condo complex where my two sisters and I grew up. There’s a sprawling rosemary bush out front, planted the Easter after I turned two, kept neatly shorn where it meets the sidewalk. When our phone calls started filling with concerns –about her computer’s […]

The Joffrey Ballet

Gerald Arpino/Birthday Variations (1986; music: Giuseppe Verdi) Chanel DaSilva/Swing Low (West Coast Premiere; 2021; music: Zoe Keating) Nicolas Blanc/Under the Trees’ Voices (West Coast Premiere; 2021; music: Ezio Bosso) Itzik Galili/The Sofa (1994; music: Tom Waits) Yoshihisa Arai/Boléro (West Coast Premiere; 2021; music: Maurice Ravel) [ Image Description : Two ballet dancers in spotted leotards […]

In Conversation

In Conversation is a series of interviews exploring intergenerational conversations about dance and different folks’ relationship to dance. I’ve been thinking a lot about consequential strangers, or the people in our lives who “assume the supporting roles” and populate the broader reaches of our social landscapes.1 With shelter in place, this period of prolonged distancing […]

The Joffrey Ballet

Gerald Arpino/Birthday Variations (1986; music: Giuseppe Verdi) Chanel DaSilva/Swing Low (West Coast Premiere; 2021; music: Zoe Keating) Nicolas Blanc/Under the Trees’ Voices (West Coast Premiere; 2021; music: Ezio Bosso) Itzik Galili/The Sofa (1994; music: Tom Waits) Yoshihisa Arai/Boléro (West Coast Premiere; 2021; music: Maurice Ravel) [ Image Description : Two ballet dancers in spotted leotards […]

Dancing Archivists: A Conversation

Hallie Chametzky and Sarah Nguyen are archivist dance-makers who met at the Mark Morris Dance Group Archives, where Sarah was working and Hallie was visiting, in the fall of 2019.

The Joffrey Ballet

Gerald Arpino/Birthday Variations (1986; music: Giuseppe Verdi) Chanel DaSilva/Swing Low (West Coast Premiere; 2021; music: Zoe Keating) Nicolas Blanc/Under the Trees’ Voices (West Coast Premiere; 2021; music: Ezio Bosso) Itzik Galili/The Sofa (1994; music: Tom Waits) Yoshihisa Arai/Boléro (West Coast Premiere; 2021; music: Maurice Ravel) [ Image Description : Two ballet dancers in spotted leotards […]