Info

The Dance Podcast

Inspired by big dreams, big let downs and authentic conversations with some of North America's most successful dancers; the Dance Podcast is a series of interviews designed to inspire, share and connect dancers pursuing a career in the industry.
RSS Feed Subscribe in Apple Podcasts
The Dance Podcast
2019
July
June


2018
December
November
October
September
August
May
April
March
February
January


2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March


All Episodes
Archives
Now displaying: 2019
Jul 17, 2019

Ben Johnson is currently the Director of Performing Arts for the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.  In this position he is tasked with relaunching the Performing Arts Division of the City of Los Angeles, which includes overseeing six city-owned theaters, relaunching a festival platform for the city, developing cultural exchange programs with venues and artists in LA, and advocating on behalf of LA artists on a national and international level.  Previously, he was the Program Manager at the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA (CAP-UCLA) in Los Angeles, considered one of the top contemporary performing arts institutions in the country, and where he produced significant contemporary performing arts events throughout Los Angeles. Also previously he was the Director of Programs at United States Artists (LA) which awarded 50, 50K awards to artists in all disciplines. www.thedancepodcast.com

Learn more about the Dance Studio Owners Association:

https://dsoa.com/

https://www.instagram.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

https://www.facebook.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

Jul 10, 2019

Lam was born in Marin County, California. Born from immigrant parents from Vietnam, Lam found his passion for life in dance at age 4. Training at Marin Ballet, Lam formed vital relationships that would mold his career and was coached by renowned Svetlana Afanasieva, Cynthia Lucas, and Mikko Nissinen. In 200, Lam began his tenure with Canada's National Ballet School under the directorship of Mavis Staines. Coached by famous Sergiu Stefanschi, Lam developed a foundation that would launch his career in 2003 with the invitation from Mikko Nissinen to join Boston Ballet. www.thedancepodcast.com

Learn more about the Dance Studio Owners Association:

https://dsoa.com/

https://www.instagram.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

https://www.facebook.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

Jul 3, 2019

Jen and Kyla - two performing artists from Toronto and New York join Lauren for some big Podcasting chats! On their podcast, Tits and Teeth, they have a blast interviewing their peers in show biz, unveiling their secrets about balancing this crazy unconventional life, and debating issues in the arts. They play games and ask insightful questions, all while sipping on their guests favourite drink! www.thedancepodcast.com

Learn more about the Dance Studio Owners Association:

https://dsoa.com/

https://www.instagram.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

https://www.facebook.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

Jun 26, 2019

Colette began her dance training under Evelyn Kreason at Michigan Ballet Theatre.  Eventually, she completed her Independent Study at the Alvin Ailey School and began choreographing, performing and teaching in NYC, LA and London.  She pursued her MFA Choreography Degree at Roehampton University and co-founded the LA Follies, a company of phenomenal dancers, acrobats, synchronized swimmers, roller skaters, poppers, breakers, ballerinas, tappers, aerialists, fire dancers, ice skaters, aerialists (and sometimes mermaids) that bring arena size magic to Hollywood and Los Angeles events. www.thedancepodcast.com

Learn more about the Dance Studio Owners Association:

https://dsoa.com/

https://www.instagram.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

https://www.facebook.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

Jun 26, 2019

Colette began her dance training under Evelyn Kreason at Michigan Ballet Theatre.  Eventually, she completed her Independent Study at the Alvin Ailey School and began choreographing, performing and teaching in NYC, LA and London.  She pursued her MFA Choreography Degree at Roehampton University and co-founded the LA Follies, a company of phenomenal dancers, acrobats, synchronized swimmers, roller skaters, poppers, breakers, ballerinas, tappers, aerialists, fire dancers, ice skaters, aerialists (and sometimes mermaids) that bring arena size magic to Hollywood and Los Angeles events. www.thedancepodcast.com

insta: @thedancepodcast

Learn more about the Dance Studio Owners Association:

https://dsoa.com/

https://www.instagram.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

https://www.facebook.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

Jun 19, 2019

Dominique Kelley has been named one of the most promising up and coming choreographers of his generation.  An avid tapper and percussionist, Dominique tries to fuse rhythm patterns with classical movement to create a visual and aural experience.

"Black and Blue" was his first Broadway tour at age 12, and then “Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk national tour at 15, and ever since he has had a love of performing, choreographing, and movement coaching.

No stranger to stage and live performance, he has collaborated with recording artists such as Beyonce’, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani, Chris Martin, Queen Latifah, Taylor Swift, FKA Twigs, Miley Cyrus, Frank Ocean, Nelly, Cee Lo Green, B.o.B, and Flo Rida,. Not leaving out sports entertainment, he has been one of the main choreographers for such sports teams as the San Francisco 49ers, San Diego Chargers, Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics,  LA Clippers, and many teams around the country. Dominique’s goal and endeavor is to bring movement and dance artistry to every facet of the entertainment industry.

www.thedancepodcast.com

 insta: @thedancepodcast

Learn more about the Dance Studio Owners Association:

https://dsoa.com/

https://www.instagram.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

https://www.facebook.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

Jun 12, 2019

Joey Arrigo is an dancer, aerialist and choreographer. He was “the trickster” in Cirque du Soleil’s KOOZA and part of Shaping Sound Dance Company’s first national tour. He was also a Top 20 dancer on So You Think You Can Dance Canada and a choreographer’s assistant to Mia Michaels during Seasons 1–3. Joey holds multiple titles from Dance Masters of America and was the 2010 Senior National VIP for JUMP. He has choreographed and taught in Canada, the US, Europe, and Australia, including teaching with Break The Floor’s conventions, JUMP, NUVO and 24/7. Currently, Joey plays the lead role of “Waz” in Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTA.

thedancepodcast.com

insta: @thedancepodcast

Learn more about the Dance Studio Owners Association:

https://dsoa.com/

https://www.instagram.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

https://www.facebook.com/dancestudioownersassociation/

1