Transcript, Episode 92: Remembering Sondheim, “The Nutcracker” Evolves, and Osipova’s NFTs

Margaret Fuhrer:Hi dance friends, and welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Courtney Escoyne:And I’m Courtney Escoyne. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media. And in this week’s episode, we will add our voices to the huge chorus of arts world folks paying tribute to Stephen Sondheim, the massively influential lyricist and composer […]

Transcript, The Dance Edit Extra Episode 7: Jamar Roberts on Embracing Complexity

Hi there, dance friends. I’m Margaret Fuhrer, the editor and producer of The Dance Edit newsletter and podcast. Welcome to this latest episode of The Dance Edit Extra! I don’t usually like to play favorites with interviews, but I have to admit that this episode’s conversation is one of my all-time favorites. It’s with Jamar […]

Transcript, Episode 91: The Dance Things We’re Thankful For

Margaret Fuhrer:Hi, dance friends, and welcome to this special Thanksgiving week episode of The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Courtney Escoyne:I’m Courtney Escoyne. Lydia Murray:I am Lydia Murray. Amy Brandt:And I’m Amy Brandt. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media, and all four of us are here a day early this week to discuss, […]

Transcript, Episode 90: “Chicago” at 25, Dance as Renewable Energy, and “Good” Costumes

Margaret Fuhrer:Hi, dance friends, and welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Lydia Murray:And I’m Lydia Murray. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media. This week we will talk about the 25th anniversary of the Broadway revival of Chicago, and the role that show has played in both shaping the way musical theater […]

Transcript, The Dance Edit Extra Episode 6: Gaby Diaz on Taking the Road(s) Less Traveled

Margaret Fuhrer:Hey there, everybody. I’m Margaret Fuhrer, the editor and producer of The Dance Edit newsletter and podcast. Welcome to The Dance Edit Extra! This episode features another “So You Think You Can Dance” all-star—we’re on a bit of a “So You Think You Can Dance” streak, here, after Comfort Fedoke last time. Our guest […]

Transcript, Episode 89: Dance as a Workplace, Body Hair Battles, and Indigenous Enterprise

Margaret Fuhrer:Hi dance friends, and welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Amy Brandt:And I’m Amy Brandt. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media. And on the docket this week, we have a look at how to create healthy workplace environments in the dance world, which is a complicated issue that COVID has […]

Transcript, Episode 88: Assessing Arts Journalism, Dance Companies’ COVID Scars, and the Case for “DWTS”

Margaret Fuhrer:Hi dance friends, and welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Courtney Escoyne:And I’m Courtney Escoyne. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media, and we have some good stuff in today’s episode. First we’re going to talk about the reality of dance journalism today, because it’s a field in which paid opportunities […]

Transcript, The Dance Edit Extra Episode 5: Comfort Fedoke on “The Big Leap” and Second Chances

Margaret Fuhrer:Hey everyone. I’m Margaret Fuhrer, the editor and producer of The Dance Edit newsletter and podcast. Welcome to the fifth episode of The Dance Edit Extra!  This is a great episode because it explores a part of the dance universe that we frankly have not featured enough in The Dance Edit, and that is […]

Transcript, Episode 87: Race on Broadway Stages, Burlesque-topia, and K-pop’s Dance Love

Margaret Fuhrer:Hi dance friends, and welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Lydia Murray:And I’m Lydia Murray. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media. And today we are first going to talk about how several long-running Broadway shows, as they return following their COVID shutdowns, are rethinking and restaging their depictions of race. […]

Transcript, Episode 86: Boys in Ballet, Adjunct Purgatory, and the Return of Social Dance

Margaret Fuhrer:Hi, dance friends, and welcome to The Dance Edit Podcast. I’m Margaret Fuhrer. Amy Brandt:And I’m Amy Brandt. Margaret Fuhrer:We are editors at Dance Media. And in today’s episode, we will talk about the ways that boys in ballet are both disadvantaged and privileged, as prompted by a new initiative that Ballet Jörgen just […]