Shuffle for fans

City Ballet The Podcast


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 byRead more

Popular episodes

Episode 49: The Rosin Box: Growth within NYCB

Nov 29 • 48:02

In the latest installment of The Rosin Box, hosts and Soloists Claire Kretzschmar and Aarón Sanz are joined by Judy Elliott-Pugh, NYCB’s Senior Director of Human Resources, Diversity, and Inclusion, for a conversation about her newly-created position. From day-to-day operations to ongoing and broadly-reaching projects and goals, they discuss the ways in which NYCB is an or...

Episode 48: The Rosin Box: International Artists

Nov 22 • 01:01:16

This week on the Rosin Box, hosts Claire Kretzschmar and Aarón Sanz explore the unique experiences of Company dancers originally trained in other countries. They’re joined by retiring Principal Dancer Gonzalo Garcia and still new-to-NYCB Soloist Chun Wai Chan for a wide-ranging conversation that covers everything from moving to the states, first introductions to Balanchine...

Episode 47: The Rosin Box: The Steps to a Teacher

Nov 15 • 58:08

Step behind the curtain and into the rehearsal studio with hosts and Soloists Claire Kretzschmar and Aaron Sanz on another episode of The Rosin Box. School of American Ballet faculty members Suki Schorer and Anthony Huxley join to talk about the School’s curriculum, the challenges of teaching and performing at the same time, and the joys of watching students join the Compa...

Episode 46: The Rosin Box: Bringing NYCB Back

Nov 8 • 36:05

The Rosin Box is back for a fresh season of vital conversation and first-person perspective on the backstage lives and day-to-day work of NYCB’s dancers. Hosts Claire Kretzschmar and Aarón Sanz mark their triumphant return—and the Company’s return to the Theater—by sharing their experiences throughout the long months away, from Claire’s “garage Nutcracker” to Aarón’s medit...

Episode 45: See the Music: La Valse

Oct 11 • 26:41

In this new See the Music episode, host and NYCB Orchestra Music Director Andrew Litton leads us through the history and multi-faceted movements of the music for George Balanchine's La Valse. Choreographed in 1951, the score combines two of Maurice Ravel's compositions: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales and La Valse—a "genius" merging of two interrelated works by Balanchine. ...

Episode 44: Hear the Dance: Chaconne

Oct 4 • 01:13:54

Host Silas Farley is back with another Hear the Dance episode of City Ballet The Podcast exploring Balanchine’s Chaconne. Farley is joined by legendary former Principal Dancer Suzanne Farrell, who originated the lead role in the 1976 premiere, and current Principal Dancer Maria Kowroski, who inherited many of Farrell’s signature roles during her more than 25 years with the...

Episode 43: New Combinations: Andrea Miller

Sep 27 • 45:19

New Combinations is back with host Associate Artistic Director Wendy Whelan in a wide-ranging conversation with choreographer Andrea Miller, whose first onstage work for NYCB premieres this Thursday at the annual Fall Gala. They discuss Miller’s journey from modern dance training in Utah, to studying at Juilliard, to learning the “gaga” movement language of the Batsheva Da...

Episode 42.2: Hear the Dance: Glass Pieces (Part 2)

Sep 20 • 30:08

Host Silas Farley delves deep into the creation of Jerome Robbins’ Glass Pieces in part two of this new Hear the Dance episode. Former NYCB Principal Dancers and husband and wife duo Maria Calegari and Bart Cook share intimate details about the second movement pas de deux, the development of which marked the beginning of their relationship; Corps de Ballet Member Gretchen ...

Episode 42.1: Hear the Dance: Glass Pieces (Part 1)

Sep 20 • 44:38

Just like the Company itself, City Ballet The Podcast is back, with a brand new Hear the Dance episode on Jerome Robbins’ Glass Pieces. Returning host Silas Farley is joined by former Principal Dancers and original cast members Helene Alexopoulos, Maria Calegari, and Bart Cook, and current Corps de Ballet Member Gretchen Smith, for a conversation about this galvanizing mas...

Episode 41: Bonus: Digital Season Wrap-Up

May 31 • 39:41

For this season’s final episode, Artistic Director Jonathon Stafford and Associate Artistic Director Wendy Whelan sat down to reflect on the concluding Digital Season, and to look forward to our return to the stage this fall. From the technical challenges of curating footage to the emotional heights of revisiting these performances, this unprecedented time in the Company’s...

Check out similar podcasts

You Beauty
Mamamia Podcasts
JW Forwardcast
Covert Fade
React Native Nerds
React Native Nerds
TwitterBlogCareersPress KitCommunity GuidelinesTerms of ServicePrivacy Policy
© 2021 Akora Labs, Inc.