Transcript, Episode 51: Funding Black Dance, #QueertheBallet, and Martha Nichols

[Jump to Martha Nichols interview] Margaret Fuhrer:Hi, dance friends. Welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Courtney Escoyne:I’m Courtney Escoyne. Lydia Murray:And I’m Lydia Murray. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media. In today’s episode, we’ll be discussing how the chronic underfunding of Black dance is making it even more difficult for Black […]

Transcript, Episode 50: Holding Ourselves Accountable, Paris Opéra Diversity, and Tamisha Guy

[Jump to Tamisha Guy interview.] Margaret Fuhrer:Hi, dance friends and welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Courtney Escoyne:I’m Courtney Escoyne. Cadence Neenan:And I’m Cadence Neenan. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media. And in today’s episode—which is actually our 50th episode, which is kind of bonkers—we will be talking about the findings […]

Transcript, Episode 49: Abuse in the Classroom, Gymnastics Choreography, and Tiffany Rea-Fisher

[Jump to Tiffany Rea-Fisher interview.] Margaret Fuhrer:Hey everyone. Before we begin the episode, just a warning that we’ll be discussing some sensitive and upsetting topics today, including the sexual abuse of young dance students, so please proceed with caution, and do what you need to do to take care of yourselves. [pause] Margaret Fuhrer:Hi, dance […]

Transcript, Episode 48: Tokenism vs. Representation, Bernie Dance Memes, and Trey McIntyre

[Jump to Trey McIntyre interview.] Margaret Fuhrer:Hi, dance friends, and welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Courtney Escoyne:I’m Courtney Escoyne. Lydia Murray:I’m Lydia Murray. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media, and in today’s episode, we’ll be talking about tokenism versus representation in dance, a huge, complicated topic with really wide-ranging implications. […]

Transcript, Episode 47: Dance as a National Resource, Harry Styles’ Moves, and Erin Pride

[Jump to Erin Pride interview.] Margaret Fuhrer:Hi, dance friends, and welcome to the Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Courtney Escoyne:I’m Courtney Escoyne. Cadence Neenan:And I’m Cadence Neenan. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media, and we are recording this episode on Wednesday, just after President Joe Biden’s swearing-in. So, it’s fitting that we’ll be […]

Transcript, Episode 46: Dance on Skates, Crediting Commercial Choreography, and Dana Wilson

[Jump to Dana Wilson interview.] Margaret Fuhrer:Hi, dance friends, and welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Courtney Escoyne:I’m Courtney Escoyne. Lydia Murray:And I am Lydia Murray. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media, and in today’s episode, we’ll be talking about Elladj Baldé, the Canadian figure skater, whose dancing on ice has […]

Transcript, Episode 45: How TV Sees Ballet, the “Great Cultural Depression,” and Jared Grimes

[Jump to Jared Grimes interview.] Margaret FuhrerHi, dance friends, and welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Courtney Escoyne:I’m Courtney Escoyne. Cadence Neenan:And I’m Cadence Neenan. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media, and in today’s episode, we’ll be talking about “Tiny Pretty Things” and “On Pointe,” the two streaming dance shows that […]

Transcript, Episode 42: Remembering Ann Reinking, Ballet Must Do Better, and Kim Bears-Bailey

[Jump to Kim Bears-Bailey interview.] Margaret Fuhrer:Hi, dance friends. Welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Courtney Escoyne:I’m Courtney Escoyne. Lydia Murray:I’m Lydia Murray. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media. In today’s episode, we’ll be paying tribute to Ann Reinking, the extraordinary dancer and actor and choreographer, who died unexpectedly this week. […]

Transcript, Episode 41: Olympic Dance, “Black Swan” at 10, and Christy Bolingbroke

[Jump to Christy Bolingbroke interview.] Margaret Fuhrer:Hi, dance friends, and welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Courtney Escoyne:I’m Courtney Escoyne. Cadence Neenan:And I’m Cadence Neenan. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media. In today’s episode, we’ll be talking about the fact that breaking is now officially an Olympic sport, and the implications […]