A dramatically visual artform is not immune from discourse. In fact, dance is enhanced by generating a more thoughtful language. Hosted by Jordan McHenry, Dance on Air is dedicated to cultivating and supporting the dynamic dance environment through interviews, commentary, and connection.
#30- Intersections with Jacob Jonas and DIYDancer Magazine
The Jacob Jonas Company exists on the edge of intersecting mediums. A thoughtful leader himself, Jonas's work unites communities and advocates for dance in a unique and increasingly relevant way.
Partnering with DIYDancer Magazine for Issue 03 'Seen Unseen', Jonas brought together the L.A. dance community to create a spread that celebrates the power of collaboration.
#29- Annabelle Lopez Ochoa speaks to the Power of the Latina Voice
Ballet Hispanico returns to the Apollo Theater November 22nd & 23rd for an evening that "deconstructs stereotypes and delves into cultural identity" with a bill of all Latina choreographers. Annabelle Lopez Ochoa lets us in on her process and how she learned to embrace her complex heritage as an inspiration for storytelling.
#28- "Raw as possible... like sushi" with David Zambrano
David Zambrano is the founder of TicTac Arts Center in Brussels as well as the creator of Flying Low & Passing Through. In the last decade, his method has exploded in popularity in contemporary dance circles across Europe as an inclusive, experiential, socio-centric method appealing to all types of movers. Zambrano, himself, is a charismatic draw. Live from Vitlyke Center for Performing Arts.
#27- "Delicious Exploration" with Emily Molnar
Emily Molnar, the Artistic Director of Ballet BC sat down with Dance on Air the morning after the company opened the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival this summer. Days later Molnar was announced as the next Artistic Director of NDT. This is her interview.
#26- Matthew Neenan from Jacob's Pillow: Absorb everything and go to bed tired
Matthew Neenan, co-director of Jacob's Pillow Contemporary Ballet Program, shares his time with Dance on Air. Take a listen as he interrogates definitions and explores what it takes to fully prepare for today's work environment. Words of advice include, "Play, put down your phone, absorb everything and go to bed tired."
#25- Excavating the 'cult of personality' with Sidra Bell
From a young age, Sidra Bell was keenly aware of the communal power of art. It permeates her approach to teaching, creating and engaging with audiences. In her insightful interview learn how one of today's most sought after choreographers languages the physical experience and pushes her work with sincerity and rigor.
Sidra Bell Dance New York presents Bell's 11th full-evening work, Prelude/Identity, at the GK Arts Center in Brooklyn June 21st and 22nd! Don't miss it!
Humanity needs art!
More podcasts like this please! Fascinating interviews, very intrigued by the stories shared and the passion of the creators.