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Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in a dance studio at one of the most prestigious ballet companies in the world? Or wondered what was going through Giselle's mind as she lifted her leg to her ear? There is a lot more to the politics of dance than lithe women wearing pointe shoes being hoisted into the air by men in tights. Listen in for a weekly conversation on all aspects of the professional dance world as Barry Kerollis, freelance choreographer and popular blogger, candidly shares his experiences and thoughts on the workings of the dance world as he travels the globe creating ballets, teaching future generations of dancers, and performing for audiences

Pas de Chát: Talking Dance Barry Kerollis, Premier Dance Network

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Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in a dance studio at one of the most prestigious ballet companies in the world? Or wondered what was going through Giselle's mind as she lifted her leg to her ear? There is a lot more to the politics of dance than lithe women wearing pointe shoes being hoisted into the air by men in tights. Listen in for a weekly conversation on all aspects of the professional dance world as Barry Kerollis, freelance choreographer and popular blogger, candidly shares his experiences and thoughts on the workings of the dance world as he travels the globe creating ballets, teaching future generations of dancers, and performing for audiences

    137 ~ 10 Barry-isms

    137 ~ 10 Barry-isms

    Ever wonder what it’s like to take class from Barry? In this episode, Barry shares 10 common phrases he uses when trying to inspire and educate dancers in his classes.
    Pas de Chát's host Barry Kerollis is an award-winning choreographer, instructor, and dancer with over 13 years experience in the dance world. His career includes directing Alaska Dance Theatre, dancing for Pacific Northwest Ballet, and traveling the country as a nationally-touring freelance artist. He also runs the popular blog, Life of a Freelance Dancer.
    Premier Dance Network website
    Barry Kerollis website
     
    Dancing Off Stage Blog
     
    Life of a Freelance Dancer Blog
     
    Barry Kerollis You Tube Channel

    • 38 min
    136 - Summer Intensive Review

    136 - Summer Intensive Review

    Wondering how to choose summer intensives to train at, what programs offer what, and more? Listen to this week’s episode as Barry sifts through Dance Magazine and discusses summer intensive options from location to style, size, and more.
    Pas de Chát's host Barry Kerollis is an award-winning choreographer, instructor, and dancer with over 13 years experience in the dance world. His career includes directing Alaska Dance Theatre, dancing for Pacific Northwest Ballet, and traveling the country as a nationally-touring freelance artist. He also runs the popular blog, Life of a Freelance Dancer.
    Premier Dance Network website
    Barry Kerollis website
     
    Dancing Off Stage Blog
     
    Life of a Freelance Dancer Blog
     
    Barry Kerollis You Tube Channel

    • 1 hr 22 min
    135 - Open Class Pet Peeves

    135 - Open Class Pet Peeves

    Ever wondered what things students do that irk their dance teachers? Listen in to this episode for a list of student pet peeves and why they bother dance educators. 
    Pas de Chát's host Barry Kerollis is an award-winning choreographer, instructor, and dancer with over 13 years experience in the dance world. His career includes directing Alaska Dance Theatre, dancing for Pacific Northwest Ballet, and traveling the country as a nationally-touring freelance artist. He also runs the popular blog, Life of a Freelance Dancer.
    Premier Dance Network website
    Barry Kerollis website
     
    Dancing Off Stage Blog
     
    Life of a Freelance Dancer Blog
     
    Barry Kerollis You Tube Channel

    • 43 min
    134 - 2019 in Review

    134 - 2019 in Review

    As the decade comes to an end, host Barry Kerollis offers a review of the 2019 from most humbling moments to favorite performances. Happy holidays and happy new year!
    Pas de Chát's host Barry Kerollis is an award-winning choreographer, instructor, and dancer with over 13 years experience in the dance world. His career includes directing Alaska Dance Theatre, dancing for Pacific Northwest Ballet, and traveling the country as a nationally-touring freelance artist. He also runs the popular blog, Life of a Freelance Dancer.
    Premier Dance Network website
    Barry Kerollis website
     
    Dancing Off Stage Blog
     
    Life of a Freelance Dancer Blog
     
    Barry Kerollis You Tube Channel

    • 45 min
    133 - Lessons Learned from The Nutcracker

    133 - Lessons Learned from The Nutcracker

    Tis’ the season for The Nutcracker. Every year thousands of dancers step onstage to perform this holiday classic. Listen in for a handful of lessons that host Barry Kerollis has learned over the years through his experience performing in The Nutcracker.
    Pas de Chát's host Barry Kerollis is an award-winning choreographer, instructor, and dancer with over 13 years experience in the dance world. His career includes directing Alaska Dance Theatre, dancing for Pacific Northwest Ballet, and traveling the country as a nationally-touring freelance artist. He also runs the popular blog, Life of a Freelance Dancer.
    Premier Dance Network website
    Barry Kerollis website
     
    Dancing Off Stage Blog
     
    Life of a Freelance Dancer Blog
     
    Barry Kerollis You Tube Channel

    • 36 min
    132 - The Art of Not Taking Care of Yourself

    132 - The Art of Not Taking Care of Yourself

    Dance Magazine recently posted a few studies discussing the high likelihood that dancers won’t take time off when ill and injured. After suffering a bout of illness for the past week, Barry returns to share his recent experience and discusses why he thinks dance culture promotes pushing through illness and injury.
    Pas de Chát's host Barry Kerollis is an award-winning choreographer, instructor, and dancer with over 13 years experience in the dance world. His career includes directing Alaska Dance Theatre, dancing for Pacific Northwest Ballet, and traveling the country as a nationally-touring freelance artist. He also runs the popular blog, Life of a Freelance Dancer.
    Premier Dance Network website
    Barry Kerollis website
     
    Dancing Off Stage Blog
     
    Life of a Freelance Dancer Blog
     
    Barry Kerollis You Tube Channel

    • 26 min

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