Pas de Chát: Talking Dance

Pas de Chát: Talking Dance

Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in a dance studio 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? There is a lot more to the politics of dance than lithe women wearing pointe shoes being hoisted into the air by men in tights. Listen in for a weekly conversation on all aspects of the professional dance world as Barry Kerollis, freelance choreographer and popular blogger, candidly shares his experiences and thoughts on the workings of the dance world as he travels the globe creating ballets, teaching future generations of dancers, and performing for audiences.... Show More

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February 27, 2021
There are many times in one’s life when you will push for things you need, whether it’s fair conditions, pay, casting, or fixing inappropriate behavior. Listen in as Barry describes the art of pushing for things in your career and explains why you can’t always control the outcome no matter how logical one’s reasoning may be.    http://www.patreon.com/movementhq  

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With live performances shut down across the nation, the dance world has turned to film to present new works. Listen in for tips and recommendations if you are looking to create dance for film.   http://www.patreon.com/movementhq  

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It’s dark and cold outside and the news isn’t always great, so this week Pas de Chát decided to lighten things up. Listen in for fun retellings of Barry’s funniest experiences both onstage and in the studio.   http://www.patreon.com/movementhq  

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We live in an age where contemporary dance is everywhere, yet few programs offer training exclusively in this style and no two contemporary dancers move alike. Listen in as Barry discusses the evolution of contemporary dance in America, how he interprets this style, how to train to become a contemporary dancer, and more.   http://www.patreon.com/movementhq  

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Merry Xmas and happy new year ~ 10 Wishes for 2021!   As we head into the new year, Barry shares his wishes for the Performing Arts in 2021. Happy New Year   http://www.patreon.com/movementhq  

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In a time when the arts have suffered so much, Patreon is a great platform that can bring in extra income and engage audiences for companies, school, artists, and beyond. Listen in as Barry shares what he learned while launching a Patreon to fund Movement Headquarters new Nutcracker.

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Every time anybody mentions the year 2020, it is stated in a way that sounds utterly dreadful. While it has been a hard year, there is still much to be thankful for. Listen in to hear why Barry is still grateful for what 2020 has brought.

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While there is always talk about dancers who never made it out of the Corps de Ballet, there is something special about dancing with a group of colleagues regularly. Listen in for Barry’s Top 10 reasons he misses dancing in the Corps.

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With extended closures of dance organizations and theatres the arts have been significantly impacted by the pandemic. In this episode, Barry ponders whether the arts will come back and whether organizations can survive this trying time. 

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Nobody should be returning to the studio and jumping back into full class. Listen in for a comprehensive plan on how to build yourself back in shape; from barre to center and jumps.

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While many people enjoy art as a form of entertainment, recreation, and escape, they don’t realize that it is often used to create a deeper impact. A great deal of art is used to make political statements, question ingrained values, and so much more. Listen in to today’s episode, as Barry talks about being honest in your art and how to be prepared when you get in trouble if your art provokes negative feelings amongst your audience.

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In today’s episode, Barry shares a range of items he wishes students knew before entering his classroom. Listen in for thoughts ranging from body language to researching teachers.

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With indoor dance performances closed for the foreseeable future, the only way to hold a show is to do it outdoors. Listen in to this week’s episode to hear how Barry has built socially distanced outdoor pop-up performances to be performed around New York City throughout August and how you can build your own outdoor dance events.

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Many of us have felt frozen over the past months as a pandemic, civil unrest, and political strife have overtaken our country. In this episode, Barry shares the steps he took to slowly regain his creativity as a dance maker without putting pressure or expectation upon himself. 

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As the Heroes Act comes to an end and COVID-19 restrictions remain on performing arts, many artists fear they won’t financially survive. Listen in to this week’s episode for ideas on how dancers can diversify their income streams to bring in additional money outside of performance.

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In a very special episode, Kiara Felder (ballerina with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens) takes over as host of Pas de Chát to talk about her experiences as a black, queer woman in both life and the art form of ballet. Listen as she shares how she came to own her space as a black ballerina and the challenges she has endured to get where she is today.

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Starting with a conversation on the state of the world, this episode transitions to the topic of dancers retiring during the COVID-19 pandemic without any final performance. Barry shares his experience with a career-ending injury and how the lack of closure with his career affected his ability to mentally transition into the second stage of his career.

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Mistakes aren’t always a bad thing. We all make mistakes! As long as we learn from them, they can offer positive forward movement in all aspects of life. Listen in to hear many common mistakes that dancers make throughout their training and careers.

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In the past 2 month, virtual dance classes have become common-place as schools sought new ways to engage with their students throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen in to learn about Barry’s experiences teaching on Zoom, YouTube, Facebook Live, and Instagram Live. 

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April 24, 2020

 For years, many in the national dance community have frowned upon dancing in socks. Though as contemporary dance has established itself as a major movement in our art form, dancers are having to embrace what was always considered a normal part of our every-day wardrobe. Listen in to this week’s episode as Barry discusses his evolution with socks and why he thinks some in the field are resistant to their presence.

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