Barre Talk with Robert Hill

Barre Talk with Robert Hill

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Welcome to Barre Talk with Robert Hill, Artistic Director of Orlando Ballet. Delve into Robert’s career as he interviews incredible artists, artistic directors, and even fans! A podcast for those who have an interest in the world of dance and the people who inhabit it.


Yan Chen and Chloe Misseldine
Jul 7 • 42 min
Mother-daughter duo Yan Chen and Chloe Misseldine join Robert Hill on this week’s Barre Talk! Yan Chen is a former soloist at American Ballet Theater and current Ballet Master at Orlando Ballet. Following in her mother’s footsteps, Chloe Misseldine is…
Jerry Mitchell
Jun 30 • 42 min
This week Robert is joined by Tony Award-winning theater director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell. The two cover a range of topics from their early days as colleagues to their respective roles today. Mr. Mitchell, who in 2013, earned the Tony Award for…
Val Caniparoli & Maiqui Mañosa
Jun 23 • 42 min
Robert chats with world-renowned choreographer, Val Caniparoli and former principal dancer, now ballet stager, Maiqui Mañosa! The three talk about time spent at Orlando Ballet preparing for the now postponed performance of Lambarena, their careers, and an…
Krista Ledden
Jun 16 • 54 min
Robert sits down with Krista Ledden, former company dancer with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Twyla Tharp Dance. Krista is an Orlando Ballet Board member and fitness thru dance instructor at Orlando Ballet School. The two talk about Krista’s career,…
Adam Boreland & Matthew Cunningham
Jun 2 • 43 min
Robert sits down with Orlando Ballet company dancers, Adam Boreland and Matthew Cunningham to talk about their wickedly entertaining roles in Orlando Ballet’s “Cinderella” from the 19/20 season, and their journeys becoming professional ballet dancers.
Desmond Richardson & Charmaine Hunter
May 26 • 82 min
Desmond Richardson was a principal dancer at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and is the co-founder and co-artistic director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Desmond joins Charmaine Hunter and Robert Hill for a conversation about the state of dance,…
Phillip Broomhead
May 19 • 31 min
Phillip Broomhead is a former Principal Dancer with The Royal Ballet and Houston Ballet and the current Orlando Ballet School Director. Phillip joins Robert for a conversation about their careers, how Orlando Ballet School is navigating the COVID-19…
Charmaine Hunter
May 12 • 64 min
Robert sits down with former Dance Theatre of Harlem Principal ballerina, Charmaine Hunter who now serves as Orlando Ballet’s Director of Community Enrichment. The two talk about their professional careers, the importance of accessibility within the dance…
Introducing Barre Talk with Robert Hill
May 1 • 0 min
Welcome to Barre Talk with Robert Hill, Artistic Director of Orlando Ballet. Delve into Robert’s career as he interviews incredible artists, artistic directors and even fans! A podcast for those who have an interest in the world of dance and the people…