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Welcome to Still Spinning, The Joyce Theater's podcast about dance and the creative process.

Still Spinning: On Dance and the Creative Process The Joyce Theater

    • Performing Arts
    • 4.9, 21 Ratings

Welcome to Still Spinning, The Joyce Theater's podcast about dance and the creative process.

    Choreographers Read To You

    Choreographers Read To You

    In this special episode of Still Spinning, choreographers and Joyce staff read their favorite passages of text to you.

    Stay healthy, we will dance again. 

    Sound effects: Zapsplat.com.

    Music: On the Sunny Side of the Street performed by Earl Hines.

    Thanks to Simon Kafka, the composer of our theme music, and the East West Quintet, who performed it.

    Thank you to photographer Carrie Schneider and choreographer Kyle Abraham for providing the photograph for our show image.

    • 27 min
    Sara Mearns on Not Taking Any of It for Granted

    Sara Mearns on Not Taking Any of It for Granted

    Today we are talking with New York City Ballet dancer Sara Mearns about her path to dance, overcoming injuries, and the new production she is currently creating, scheduled to be performed at The Joyce Jul 28-Aug 2.  

    • 39 min
    Eduardo Vilaro on Making Space for Latinx Voices

    Eduardo Vilaro on Making Space for Latinx Voices

    Listen in as Ballet Hispanico's leader Eduardo Vilaro discusses his path to dance, his journey to find his voice, and his desire to amplify the voices of other Latinx artists.

    See Ballet Hispanico's 50th anniversary season at The Joyce April 9-17. 

    • 48 min
    Robyn Mineko Williams on Following Your Intuition

    Robyn Mineko Williams on Following Your Intuition

    In this episode of Still Spinning, choreographer Robyn Mineko Williams discusses her path to dance, her transition from dancer to choreographer, and her new work for Malpaso Dance company, coming to The Joyce  Mar 24-29.  

    • 43 min
    Ronald K. Brown on Grief and Grace

    Ronald K. Brown on Grief and Grace

    In this episode of Still Spinning, choreographer Ronald K. Brown discusses the ways that art can be a salve for grief, and recalls an early encounter with Judith Jamison—a moment in time that would later inspire his beloved work "Grace." See this dance and more when the company returns to The Joyce Feb 25-Mar 1.  

    • 51 min
    Melissa Toogood on Dancing Through Pain

    Melissa Toogood on Dancing Through Pain

    In this episode of Still Spinning, dancer Melissa Toogood talks about what Merce Cunningham taught her, how she learned to move through physical pain, and her experience performing in Pam Tanowitz's "New Work for Goldberg Variations," which you can see at The Joyce Dec 10-15. 

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Njolly28 ,

Dance Educator Inspiration

As a dance educator, I have found great value in this series. Looking forward to many more episodes!

rbhic ,

Incredible

What a wonderful thing the Joyce does by giving us this podcast!
I’ve been truly impacted by these conversations. There is nothing else like this.

664io ,

Great!

So glad I found these podcasts. Dancers point of view and an inside look at choreographer’s process.

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