Grab a pair of headphones, we’re listening to podcasts! Whether you’re into in-depth interviews, or you just want to stay up-to-date with what is happening in the dance world, here are 5 podcasts to add to your queue.
The Dance Edit
The Dance Edit Podcast, hosted by editors from Dance Magazine and Dance Spirit, is a weekly 15-minute breakdown of all the news that’s moving and shaking the dance world. Because if you want to know more about dance, you should get your information from the people who nerd out about it for a living.
James Whiteside, Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, presents, The Stage Rightside, an interview based foray that delves into the interesting and often strange world of professional ballet. James speaks with fellow dancers, choreographers, costume designers, stage crew, makeup artists, you name it, live from his dressing room, backstage at the Metropolitan Theatre.
Hosted by former Miami City Ballet dancers Rebecca King Ferraro and Michael Sean Breeden, Conversations on Dance, presents weekly chats with the dance and ballet world’s best and brightest. From Ballet Hispánico’s Eduardo Vilaro, Boston Ballet’s Mikko Nissinen, to dancers from New York City Ballet and Alonzo King LINES Ballet, you won’t want to miss an episode!
Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall 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? Award-winning choreographer, Barry Kerollis, shares his experiences and thoughts on the workings of the dance world as he travels the globe creating ballets, teaching future dancers, and performing.
Self-described as “objectively the world’s best ballet podcast,” Blab Swans comes from two friends, balletwear brand founder, Min, and Bayerisches Staatsballett soloist, Jeaneete Kakareka. Together they chat about everything ballet, from the effects of coronavirus, to dancer’s body image and social media tips, they are an absolute treat!