24 episodes

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

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    • 4.9 • 24 Ratings

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

    Jaron Lanier on Why Social Media is Bad for Artists (and Everyone)

    Jaron Lanier on Why Social Media is Bad for Artists (and Everyone)

    In this bonus episode in our series exploring the impact of the pandemic on our field, we speak with computer scientist, composer and author Jaron Lanier about the possibilities of the internet for creatives, and its pitfalls. He reminisces about performing at The Joyce in the 90s, and discusses why you may want to consider deleting your social media accounts.  

    • 36 min
    The Stillness that Fueled a Movement with Andre Lepecki

    The Stillness that Fueled a Movement with Andre Lepecki

    In the third episode of our series exploring the impact of the pandemic on our field, we speak with dance studies scholar Andre Lepecki about freedom, stillness, and the meter of this moment.  

    • 47 min
    Fran Lebowitz on Technology, Loneliness, and New York City

    Fran Lebowitz on Technology, Loneliness, and New York City

    In the second episode of our series exploring the impact of the pandemic on our field, we speak with the one and only Fran Lebowitz about technology, loneliness, and her beloved city.

    Be sure to subscribe to hear the next episode in this series. We'll be speaking to philosopher Jaron Lanier and scholar Andre Lepecki, and more. 

    You can find The Joyce @thejoycetheater on FB, IG and Twitter, and you can connect with Laura at @graceandsteelstudio on Instagram.

    • 34 min
    The Radical Act of Rest with Sydnie L. Mosley

    The Radical Act of Rest with Sydnie L. Mosley

    In this first episode in a three part series exploring the impact of the pandemic on our field, we speak with artist-activist Sydnie L. Mosley about the radical act of rest. 

    Visit us at www.joyce.org
    Learn more about Sydnie at slmdances.com, and on twitter & IG @sydmosley and @slmdances. 
    Connect with Laura @graceandsteelstudio on IG.

    • 43 min
    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

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 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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