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Cool...Calm...Conversations..with ...CLEO

Cool...Calm...Conversations..with ...CLEO

By trezie grimes
Welcome to the new Cleo Parker Robinson Dance podcast series! This series will feature a diversity of uplifting and informative conversations with not only Cleo Parker Robinson, Founder, and Artistic Director of the nearly 50-year-old Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, but also some of the most respected and influential people in the arts - dance, music, theatre, and artistic technical innovation. From front-of-house to back-stage, from Denver to locales around the world.... we'll take you there, with new guests and new conversations every week
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Cool...Calm...Conversations...With...Cleo_"Behind The Scenes"_of_the_MOVE/ment
A "Behind The Scenes" interview with Cleo Parker Robinson, with guest speakers- Dancers from the Cleo Parker Robinson Ensemble & Colorado Ballet (2020).  Topic: The MOVE/ment collaboration, a production (2019) of the two premiere Denver-based dance organizations.  Recorded by; Colorado Ballet (2020) Audio Edit: CPRD (2020)
June 24, 2020
Cool...Calm...Conversations with Cleo - Special Guest: Dr. Shale Wong. Dancer, Doctor and CPRD Board Member
Shale Wong Board Vice President Shale Wong, MD, MSPH, is a pediatrician and professor of  pediatrics and family medicine at the University of Colorado School of  Medicine, teaching child health, advocacy, policy and health care reform  with focused interests in integrated care and achieving health equity.  She is director of the Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center and  Vice Chair for Policy and Advocacy in the Department of Pediatrics. Wong  served as health policy advisor to First Lady Michelle Obama for  development and implementation of her signature child obesity  initiative, Let’s Move, and assisted in launching Joining Forces to  improve wellness and resilience of military families. Additionally, she  was a senior program consultant to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Wong continues to serve on several national and community boards. As a  lifelong dancer, she is inspired to advance health through the arts.
May 20, 2020
Cleo...Conversation... A Short Excerpt from KUVO Virtual Five Points Jazz 2020
Links provided for entire broadcast:  This excerpt is from the KUVO interview found on Youtube Virtual Five Points Jazz 2020 video (2020) 2020 FIVE POINTS JAZZ FESTIVAL IS GOING VIRTUAL SATURDAY, MAY 16, 6-8 p.m.. This free festival takes place the third Saturday of May every year  and celebrates the history of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood. Once known as the Harlem of the West, Five Points was home to several  jazz clubs which played host to many of jazz music’s legends such as  Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and many more! This year Denver Arts & Venues will be partnering with Rocky  Mountain Public Media (Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO JAZZ and THE DROP) to  present the Five Points Jazz Festival virtually on TV, radio and online  in lieu of the annual day-long event in Denver’s historic Five Points  neighborhood. The virtual event will be presented as a two-hour, state-wide television broadcast on Rocky Mountain PBS, Saturday, May 16, 6-8 p.m., a two-hour radio show on KUVO JAZZ Saturday, May 16, 8-10 p.m., aired on KUVO JAZZ 89.3 FM, streaming at, and on-demand video event on In addition, the two-hour video broadcast will be presented on the  Denver Arts & Venues, Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO social media  channels. KUVO JAZZ will play segments from past festivals all day on May 16 to celebrate the festivities. RMPBS will rebroadcast the program on May 22, 8-10 p.m.
May 19, 2020
Cool...Calm...Conversations With Cleo and Special Guest: Dr. Rachel E. Harding
Cleo & Dr. Harding speak on dance and interconnectedness spirituality during COVID-19... Rachel E. Harding, PhD Veterans of Hope Project
May 05, 2020
Cool...Calm...Conversations With Cleo and Special Guest: Dr. Harvey Milkman- 40 Years & COVID-19 Today!
INTRODUCTION Cleo's guest today is her long-time friend and colleague, Dr. Harvey  Milkman.  They have collaborated on numerous projects, combining the  science of psychology with the creative arts to shape new elements of  healing and enpowerment for young people struggling with various issues of dependancy and displacement.
May 04, 2020
Cool Calm Conversations with Cleo, Jan & Sutton...Cleo Talks Health and Dance
As we're all aware , the importance of maintaining our physical and  mental well-being is of even greater significance than we could have  imagined just a short time ago.  In the absence of access to studios and  work-out facilities, we're needing to find new ways to exercise - and yet, do so safely and effectively.  Our guests  today Jan Dunn and Sutton Anker  have information to share that will insure we  all stay strong and healthy - and that we have a great time doing so.Cleo speaks health and dance with : Jan Dunn, MS Co-Director, Denver Dance Medicine Associates Co-Chair, The Bridge Dance Project Past President - IADMS (International Association for Dance Medicine & Science) USA Advisory Board - SiDI (Safe in Dance International) Dance Wellness Editor - Cleo Parker Robinson Dance - Dance Medicine Team 808-652-7551 Sutton Anker, MSc, is my colleague who works with DDMA as a dance trainer, and  also works with both SiDI (Safe in Dance International) and IADMS, the  International Association for Dance Medicine and Science.
April 24, 2020
Cool..Calm...Conversations with Cleo & Alumni Member/CPRD Academy Director Amelia Dietz
Today, we're talking with Amelia Dietz, Director of the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Academy.  Having been  a professional dancer and a member of the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble for 6 seasons, Amelia has brought a unique perspective  to the further development of a vibrant and innovative schedule of  classes for the Academy, and is now directing CyberDance 2020 - bringing  an ever-growing offering of virtual classes for students of all ages and levels of ability to access from home. Has always ...Enjoy!
April 23, 2020
Cool...Calm...Conversations with CLEO; An Excerpt from the documentary "Free to Dance Episode 2: Steps of the Gods (Part I)
The following podcast is an excerpt where Cleo speaks about the iconic and historical Katherine Dunham master work, "Barrelhouse Blues". From the PBS Documentary Free to Dance Episode 2: "Step of the Gods" (part I) An Online Youtube Video  by Karl Skellenger (2015)        Moderator Unknown
April 17, 2020
Cleo...speaks about the "new" process of daily rehearsal, the challenges of many different technologies, future productions and Faith for Community! 
April 16, 2020
Cleo Parker Robinson With Denver Public Schools: Essential Dance With Cleo
This is a Denver Public School Production on Cleo Parker Robinson. Essential Dance looks at CPRD teaching in DPS spreading equity and essential principles of dance. 2018 (Public Domain)
April 11, 2020
Interview with Gary Abbott
The following is an interview with Cleo Parker Robinson alumni... Gary Abbott. April 11 2020. Past.. Present.. Future Gary Abbott Speaks... Dance
April 11, 2020
Theo Jamison & Cleo Parker Robinson The Interview 2018 Part II
Interviewed by : Pat B. Smith 09/28/2018 Gates Hall @ Newman Center for the Performing Arts (DU) On Main Stage Media Provided by: Earned Media Broadcast Archives (2020) Edit by: trezie (04/03/2020)
April 03, 2020
Theo Jamison & Cleo Parker Robinson Conversation on Gates Hall Stage 092818 "Talking with Theo"
Interview conducted by Patrica B Smith  09/28/2018 Media File_Audio and Video Supplied By: Earned Media Broadcast Archive (2018) Permission Granted Edit by trezie 04/03/2020
April 03, 2020
Cool Calm Conversations With Cleo Parker Robinson Episode 1
First recorded episode
March 28, 2020