motivation podcasts

51 - Trygve Cumpston, Corps de Ballet ~ The National Ballet of Canada

In this episode I talk with Trygve Cumpston who was born in Des Moines, Iowa. He trained at the School of Classical...

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49 - MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet Company - Melissa Lineburg

My guest today is Melissa Lineberg, who dances with the MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet Company located in Washington DC....

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48 - Nichelle Strzepek, Dance Advantage

Nichelle Strzepek is the founder of Dance Advantage,  an all inclusive dance website providing blogs, dance links,...

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47 - Amy Seiwert, Choreographer

Amy Seiwert is a choreographer and Artistic Director of im'ij-re a contemporary dance company.  Amy moved to San...

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44 - Kent Becker, "Curtain Call" Photographer

 Kent Becker is a ballet fan who lives in in New York City.  Years ago he began to blend his passion for photography...

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42 - Gabrielle Lamb, Choreographer

Gabrielle Lamb is a native of Savannah, Georgia and was trained at the Boston Ballet School. She joined Les Grands...

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36 - Emery LeCrone, Choreographer ~ Part One

Since the premiere of her first ballet in 2006, Emery LeCrone has choreographed more than fifty dance pieces and her...

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35 - Jessica Lang, Founder & Artistic Director Jessica Lang Dance - Part Two

Founded in 2011, Jessica Lang Dance (JLD) is a New York City-based dance company dedicated to creating and performing...

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32 - Brooke Lockett, Australian Ballet Coryphee

Brooke Lockett began dancing at the age of three in her home town of Ballarat, studying classical ballet with Trudy...

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31 - Sarah Steele, Tulsa Ballet

Today's guest is Sarah Steele, a 19 year old member of the Tulsa Ballet Company who was born in New York and began...

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30 - Melanie Atkins Varga, Boston Ballet - Part Two

In Part Two of the interview, Melanie Atkins Varga talks about auditions.  As a frequent Summer Intensive...

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28 - Miko Fogarty, Moscow IBC 2013 Gold Medalist

Sixteen year old Miko was born in London in 1997 and moved to the US when she was two years old. Currently she trains...

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27 - Jessica Wallis, Ballet in Cleveland

Jessica Wallis is the founding director and and inspiration behind Ballet in Cleveland, a non-profit classical ballet...

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24 - Sabi Varga - Soloist, Boston Ballet - Part Two

Szabolcs (Sabi) Varga received his training at the Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest, Hungary. In 1997 he was named...

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23 - Sabi Varga - Soloist, Boston Ballet - Part One

Szabolcs (Sabi) Varga received his training at the Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest, Hungary. In 1997 he was named...

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VALENTINE'S DAY Special ~Heather Ogden & Guillaume Côté ~ Principal Dancers, National Ballet of Canada

Guillaume and Heather joined the National Ballet of Canada around the same time – in the late nineties, becoming...

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VALENTINE'S DAY Special ~ Megan Fairchild & Andy Veyette, NYCB Principal Dancers

Today's special episode of Balancing Pointe Podcast celebrates the holiday of Love as I interview one of ballet's...

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22 - Ekaterina Shchelkanova, Open World Dance Foundation - Part Two

Ekaterina Shchelkanova, a former soloist of American Ballet Theatre and Kirov Ballet, established the Open World...

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21 - Ekaterina Shchelkanova, Open World Dance Foundation - Part One

Ekaterina Shchelkanova, a former soloist of American Ballet Theatre and Kirov Ballet, established the Open World...

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19 - Harper Watters, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

Originally from Dover, New Hampshire, Harper Watters trained at Portsmouth School of Ballet, Walnut Hill School for...

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