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Best friends from high school and mavens of the dance and performance world, Reid Bartelme and Jack Ferver host this award winning podcast with fascinating guests. Topics include dance and stuff.
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Episode 87: With Isaac Mizrahi
The queens were too excited to wait till the end of the month for Isaac Mizrahi's memoir, so they caught up with him in the West Village. It's a true love fest as they chat morning rituals, costuming dance, and astrology. 
55:31
February 15, 2019
Episode 86: With Andrea Miller
Reid and Jack talk tv, movies, Miami, and how to remove stains. They are then joined by Andrea Miller, founder of Gallim. Hear about her journey to making a contemporary dance company.  
1:28:35
February 8, 2019
Episode 85: With Jamar Roberts
Reid encounters a trail of baguettes and Jack performs for The New York City Council. The Queens are then joined by dancer turned choreographer Jamar Roberts. Hear Jamar recount his numerous dance ins and outs. 
1:24:51
February 1, 2019
Episode 84: With More Martha Nichols
New York may be cold but at least it isn't as cold as Calgary or the American Health Care system. The Queens cheer themselves up and we get to hear Part 2 of Martha Nichols' journey.
1:05:49
January 25, 2019
Episode 83: With Martha Nichols
Jack and Reid have closed Everything Is Imaginable and their bodies are feeling it. That doesn't stop Reid from learning his Cunningham choreo and Jack bringing out his Carol Channing impersonations. They are blessed by a visit from Martha Nichols, who gives a story so epic it will come in two acts.
1:27:59
January 18, 2019
Episode 82: With 26 Guests
Reid has just returned from Justin Peck and Patricia Delgado's wedding ceremony in Miami and brings us interviews with guests from the reception. But first, Jack uses Chance to ask "First Date Questions" of James Whiteside, Lloyd Knight, and Garen Scribner. (Full list of episode's guests below.) EPISODE GUIDE to WHO'S WHO: EVERYTHING IS IMAGINABLE: James Whiteside (of Episodes 3, 42, 51 - American Ballet Theatre) Lloyd Knight (of Episodes 7, 42 - Martha Graham Dance Company)  Garen Scribner (of Episodes 12, 41, 42 - Former San Francisco Ballet, An American In Paris, Broadway Sandwich) THE WEDDING: Gretchen Smith (New York City Ballet); Oreo Cereal Ricky Ubeda (So You Think You Can Dance, Carousel, Cats Revival); LaGuardia  Eric Trope (Miami City Ballet); Newark Michael Breeden (of Episodes 19 - Former Miami City Ballet, 1/2 of Conversations on Dance.); Madonna Lexie Overholt (Former Miami City Ballet); Madonna Devin Alberda (New York City Ballet); Tall AND Short Jeanette Delgado (Miami City Ballet & Sister to Patricia); Thong Sufjan Stephens (Musician); Madonna Joseph Walsh and Lauren Strongin (of Episodes 45, 73 - San Francisco Ballet); Heels/Boxers  Daniel Applebaum (New York City Ballet); (Pert says Lexie Overholt), Head/Shoulders Gonzalo Garcia and Ezra Hurwitz (Gonzolo: New York City Ballet; Ezra: Former Miami City Ballet - Filmmaker); Chocolate/Gummi Bears. Neil Marshall (Former Miami City Ballet); Curly. Marika Anderson (New York City Ballet); Dangler/Smashbox Purple Lip. Dores André (San Francisco Ballet). Uncut. Andrew Scordato & His Partner Ben Nadal (New York City Ballet). Asia & Europe. Craig Hall & His Partner Frank Wilderman (New York City Ballet); Captain Crunch and Oh’s. Harriet Jung (of Episodes 2, 71 - Reid & Harriet); Small Car.  Zoe Zien (Former Miami City Ballet); Small Car. Frances Chung (San Francisco Ballet); Asian Noodle Preparations.
51:51
January 11, 2019
Episode 81: Tidying Up with Dance Criticism and Horror Stories.
Jack hosted a New Years party and Reid loves Marie Kondo. They discuss Alastair Macaulay's departure from The New York Times chief dance critic position and Reid is too afraid to finish watching Hereditary, so Jack tells him how it ends. Jack also adds "Slave Play" to his best of 2018 list. Happy New Year! EVERYTHING IS IMAGINABLE. Jan 7 - 12 at New York Live Arts. Use discount code for 20% off January 10th & 12th shows. APAP recommendation from BEST OF 2018:  FOLK INCEST. Juliana F. May. Jan 9 - 12 at Abrons Arts Center. #happynewyear #rearwindow #singing #everythingisimaginable #madonna #happybirthday #douglasletheren #carrots #radishes #microwave #melissaoficial #mariekondo #netflix #tuwmk #energywork #freeT #seektreatment #catcchoen #patreegs #alastairmacaulay #nytimes #dancecriticism #slaveplay #nytw79 #slaveplaynytw #jeremyoharris #hereditary #movierecap #thekillingofasacreddeer #theconjuring #seven #danceandstuff #twentypercentdiscount #americanrealness #liveartery
1:07:45
January 8, 2019
Episode 80: With The Best of 2018
After catching up about their respective Christmases (Jack wants T and Reid is allergic to pineapple) the queens do their tops of 2018. Find out what they loved this year in dance, TV, and film.   Dance: Singlet. Erin Markey. Bushwick Starr. Pitkin Grove. Beth Gill. The Joyce. The Runaway. Kyle Abraham. New York City Ballet. Judson Dance Theater. Museum of Modern Art. Reid and Harriet Works & Process. The Guggenheim.  Folk Incest. Juliana F. May. Abrons Arts Center.  The Man In Black. James Kudelka. The National Ballet of Canada. The Six Brandenburg Concertos. Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. The Armory. Four Quartets. Pam Tanowitz. The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College. Everything Is Imaginable. Jack Ferver. New York Live Arts.  TV: My Brilliant Friend. Saverio Costanzo and Elena Ferrante. HBO. Queer Eye. David Collins. Netflix. The Great British Bake Off. Channel 4. Sharp Objects. Jean-Marc Vallée. HBO. Search Party. (Season 2 Premiered in 2017). TBS. Bon Appétit. Youtube. The Assassination of Gianni Versace. FX. Killing Eve. BBC America. Film: Roma. Alfonso Cuarón. Greta (2019 Release Date).  The Favourite. Yorgos Lanthimos.  Suspiria. Luca Guadagnino.
52:35
December 28, 2018
Episode 79: With Jordan Geiger
Jordan Geiger comes over to photograph Reid and Jack. They end up chatting about acting, aging, desiring, and the romance that never was between Jordan and Reid. Get some hot tips on living life and surviving the holidays.
1:03:41
December 21, 2018
Episode 78: Happy Birthday Reid!
This week Jack and Reid go guest-less in celebration of Reid’s birthday and try to list every movie they can remember. They also discuss some dance Reid saw and Jack gets shy about his life in the 90s.
1:23:39
December 14, 2018
Episode 77: With Phil Chan & Georgina Pazcoguin
The queens chat about "The Favourite" before being joined by the queens, Georgina Pazcoguin and Phil Chan. Hear how this fierce duo is drawing attention to the complexity of Asian stereotypes in classical ballet.
1:28:33
December 7, 2018
Episode 76: Chitty Chat Kitty Cat
The queen's still aren't in the same place so it's chit chat kitty cat by phone. They go off on modern dance's birth in America and "what movie would you take with you to a desert island?"
1:11:34
November 30, 2018
Episode 75: Thanksgiving With Friends
Jack cuddles up on the couch with Broadway star Garen Scribner and they talk about Broadway and stuff. Meanwhile Reid talks German and stuff with fave ex-pats Breanna O'Mara and Doug Leatherman of Pina Bausch. How was your Thanksgiving?!
1:16:45
November 23, 2018
Episode 74: At The Movies with Isabella & Harriet
It's a four queen movie review as Isabella Boylston and Harriet Jung join to discuss Suspiria and The Kindergarten Teacher. Also, Reid talks to a goose and we get a special recap of Black Swan. Maggie Gyllenhaal please be on the podcast!
1:23:55
November 16, 2018
Episode 73: With Cassandra Trenary
Truly fierce ABT Soloist Cassandra Trenary joins the queens this week. They really laugh it up on this one. Find out who will play Cassie’s Mom and The Maid in the movie she is currently making.
1:11:38
November 9, 2018
Bonus: Vote Or Die
This bonus Tuesday episode is just for those of you who are going to vote today. Thank you for voting!
10:23
November 6, 2018
Episode 72: With Joseph Walsh
The Queens are busy so Jack does a quick visit to the Reid and Harriet Design Dungeon at Abrons Arts Center. Its a real Pee Wee's Playhouse moment with surprise guest Joseph Walsh! Other friends stop by to say hello as well. Today's Secret Word is: VOTE. PATREON! Support Dance & Stuff by becoming a Patron via Patreon.
36:12
November 2, 2018
Episode 71: With Wendy Whelan
The Queens go to legendary NYCB ballerina turned contemporary dance collaborator extraordinaire Wendy Whelan’s apartment to discuss dance and stuff.
1:16:06
October 26, 2018
Episode 70: With Ashley R.T. Yergens
Just for the taste of it Reid and Jack talk about shows they’d most like to be able to re-view. Then, Ash Yergens joins the queens to get into everything from social media to creating your own funeral.
1:32:29
October 19, 2018
Episode 69: With Tere O'Connor
Jack and Reid discuss garbage republicans, a bunch of dance, and Nina falling out of a Haagen Das. Then they interview the iconic choreographer who changed dance: Tere O'Connor. It's a fierce lesson, so have your pen and paper ready.    Links: Tere O’Connor Dance. Long Run at NYU Skirball. October 12th - 13th.
1:34:24
October 12, 2018
Episode 68: With Harper Watters
Reid gives an impassioned reading of the New York City Gala (including the work of former guest Kyle Abraham). Then the queens are joined by long anticipated guest Harper Watters. Reid guesses her life story and they talk about Joseph Walsh (a lot). Links: @theharperwatters Danseur. Documentary. Episode 26 with Teresa Reichlen. Episode 46 with Kyle Abraham. #bernadettepeters #penniesfromheaven #larlubovitch #johnjasperse #thejoyce #eleanorhulihan #nycballet #newyorkcityballet #gala #teresareichlen #handkerchiefdress #newyorkchoreographicinstitute #kyleabraham #taylorstanley #yvonnerainer #judson #drchristineblaseyford #harperwatters #firstposition #houston #themenilcollection #justinpeck #walnuthill #josephwalsh #sendavidwatters #beyonce #lemonade #janetjackson #competitiondance #allforyou #alvinailey #pbs #redangels #diamondproject #psychic #houstonballet #laurenanderson #princessgraceaward #hurricaneharvey #russelljanzen #seranade #jacobspillow #stantonwelch #australianballet #jameswhiteside
1:30:17
October 5, 2018
Episode 67: With Ariel Freedman and Douglas Letheren
Reid goes to Russia on his way to work and Jack breaks his foot. Then we travel back in time to a couple of weeks ago when Ariel Freedman and Douglas Letheren drove Reid to SFO. Correction: Aubrey Plaza is known for her role on the NBC American political satire television sitcome Parks and Recreation (not The Office).
1:05:07
September 28, 2018
Episode 66: 1996 With Matthew Wilkas and Jenn Harris
The Queens take a weekend trip with Matthew Wilkas and Jenn Harris to upstate New York. They chat over breakfast about what’s going on and stuff: coming out, shooting sex scenes, and playing sardines with celebrities.
1:32:32
September 21, 2018
Episode 65: Reid Goes West
Reid returns from his adventures on the west coast and Jack has returned to teaching. They catch up on dancer weddings and beef jerky. Later the queens discuss the latest disturbing harassment revelations at New York City Ballet.
41:12
September 14, 2018
Episode 64: Reid and Jack Talk Death
Summer is over and the fall has descended. Reid is depressed; Jack is always depressed. The queens talk about dying and stuff.
34:36
September 7, 2018
Episode 63: With Liz Santoro
Episode 63: With Liz Santoro While reminiscing over a high-school crush the queens accidentally take a trip into Reid's Filofax that he has had since college. Hear about Reid's plans for a decontamination room. It's a real reunion with a visit from Liz Santoro. Liz was in Jack's early solos but now lives, loves, and makes dance in France. Écoutez ça!   Links:  Liz Santoro   #lafillemalgardee #balletidaho #ashton #pobox289 #faceproducts #soaps #handcraftedkitchenobj #pens #notebooks  #moleskin #filofax #albertaballet #fantasygrocerylist #fantasyroom #schematic #decontaminate #houseclothes #saldanicoise #paperwork #scamlikely #heatherlang  #justinvivianbond #madonna #backtoschool #thatischiffonanditsnotthatexpensive
48:50
August 31, 2018
Episode 62: With Jean-Marc Puissant
Episode 62: With Jean-Marc Puissant Will someone please tell Stormy Daniels we lover her and want her on the podcast? Meanwhile find out how Jean-Marc Puissant went from being a dancer to a designer just like Reid accept not at all. Harriet joins in they go off on some dos and don'ts when working with a costume designer.   Links: Jean-Marc Puissant.
1:34:12
August 24, 2018
Episode 61: Play, Dance, and Tell Big Little Lies
The queens discuss theater (Fairview at Soho Rep), dance (Mark Morris and Cunningham), and Big Little Lies (yes it took Jack a long time to watch that).
1:07:32
August 17, 2018
Episode 60: In New York in August
Jack and Reid accidentally discuss dance, specifically taking a look at Reid's experiences dancing for Shen Wei. Also hear about the Queens' trip to Reid's mom's house and bursting into tears watching Wonder Woman. Sounds like it's August.
1:10:03
August 10, 2018
Episode 59: With Ryan Walker Page
Yesh it's Ryan Walker Page! This epic queen walks the queens through an epic coming out story. From sports to Shambala to chaînés to sha-na-na -- get into this Hollywood treasure.
1:27:13
August 3, 2018
Episode 58: With Winona and Winona
Reid is somewhere in England, Jack is somewhere in his mind. Its a transatlantic situation. Jack saw Hereditary and Reid ate something that sounds like Huhha...ummm. Say Cornwall five times in a row.
1:04:10
July 27, 2018
Episode 57: With Peter Smith
Jack talks with genderqueer matinee idol Peter Smith following their matinee of Peter Pan (which is still going on can you imagine?!) Sweaty and exhausted the two go deep but also make sure to go shallow. Reid chimes in from a far.
1:11:16
July 20, 2018
Episode 56: With Dylan, Melissa, and Merce
Reid and Jack are still upstate. Backstage at Bard they chat with Melissa Toogood and Dylan Crossman before Four Quartets. They discuss stuff, but mainly one of our favorite queens of the dance: Merce Cunningham.   Links: Merce Cunningham. Available Light. Lucinda Childs. Mostly Mozart Festival. July 12–13, 2018. Mark Morris. Mostly Mozart Festival. August 9-12, 2018. New York City Ballet. Saratoga.   
40:34
July 13, 2018
Episode 55: With Parker Posey
Parker Posey joins Reid and Jack as they reminisce. From soap operas to horror movies to ballet class at NCSA, these three queens chat it out in the summer heat. Also, Parker has written a fierce book which you need to read ASAP.
1:19:30
July 6, 2018
Episode 54: With Victor Lozano
The Queens are joined by Baby Queen Val aka Victor Lozano. They get into what it is to be young, beautiful, underpaid dancer. Ah the glamour! Also you have wondered what young queers are up to, tune in for some hot tips.
1:12:44
June 29, 2018
Episode 53: With Reid and Jack (American Horror Story)
Buckle Up! Jack is driving Ms. Bartelme around Bard College this week. They go get groceries while discussing current events (American Horror Story), working in Canada and stuff. Also, hear about one of the best ballets Reid has ever seen.
35:20
June 22, 2018
Episode 52: With Reid and Jack (Happy Anniversary)
It's our One Year Anniversary! We loves you and thank you for listening. In person, by voice memo, or (as in this week's case) by phone call, the Queens have kept it up each and every week. This week, they review Erin Markey's extraordinary new show, Singlet, get a little more in depth about Alexei Ratmansky's, Harlequinade, and all while being afraid to see Hereditary.
51:29
June 15, 2018
Episode 51: With Isabella Boylston
James Whiteside steps in for Jack who is upstate with Peter Pan. Reid and James have a curry and chill with the trina with it all: Isabella Boylston. The three get into rigor, humor, and kindness. Jacks still manages to haunt the episode because he's a witch.
1:14:38
June 8, 2018
Episode 50: With Reid and Jack (Men Don't Leave)
Hear about the heartbreaking genius of MEN DON'T LEAVE. Reid has loved this movie for a long time and Jack finally watched it. Hopefully by now you have too. Jessica Lange is a National Treasure. Also Joan Cusack and Chris O'Donnell and that little boy and the music by Thomas Newman. I mean!
58:21
June 1, 2018
Episode 49: With Erin Markey
Jack and Erin Markey are in rehearsals for Peter Pan (can you imagine). They have a chat on a break about their upcoming 24 hour Phantom of the Opera performance they are also making and Erin's new show, Singlet. Reid responds by voicemail, which covers a bunch of stuff, including a review of his recent evening at ABT.
1:06:39
May 25, 2018
Episode 48: With Robert Binet
Jack and Reid catch up by phone. Are you coming to the drag party to benefit Callen-Lorde this Sunday? Reid also reviews City Ballet and interviews Robert Binet.
1:09:39
May 18, 2018
Episode 47: With Reid and Jack from Coffey Street
Jack and Reid are at a photo shoot and talk about dance, Ansel Elgort, Audra McDonald, Carrie Fisher, and stuff.
48:53
May 11, 2018
Episode 46: With Kyle Abraham
The Queens catch up with Kyle Abraham around his Joyce season. It's a sweet catch up between him and Reid, who have known each other for 20 years. Jack still has lots to add.
1:27:20
May 4, 2018
Episode 45: Ballet and Married with Joseph Walsh and Lauren Strongin
Reid gets the T from Joseph Walsh and Lauren Strongin on San Francisco Ballet's Unbound festival and what its like to be ballet and married. Jack is alone and reads to us from his 17yr old self.
1:07:19
April 27, 2018
Episode 44: Reid and Jack Go Bi-Coastal
Episode 44: Reid and Jack (Go Bi-Coastal) From across this Wild Wild Country, Reid (in San Francisco) and Jack (in Annandale-on-Hudson) catch up by phone about Ballet, Broadway, and Cults. Money walks in and Art walks out, honey. Kisses Sheila!
1:16:20
April 20, 2018
Episode 43: Reid and Jack Look For a Two Bedroom
Jack and Reid are in post show depression but that doesn't stop them from dragging their corpses to work, and in Jack's case, looking for a new apartment.
42:01
April 13, 2018
Episode 42: Reid and Jack (Everything Is Imaginable)
We're backstage at New York Live Arts for the opening night of Jack's "Everything Is Imaginable". The queens (Jack, Reid, James, Lloyd, Garen, Harriet) reveal their opening night rituals while getting ready for the show.
39:44
April 6, 2018
Episode 41: Reid and Jack from Gibney Dance
Episode 41: Reid and Jack from Gibney Dance Jack and Reid are in post show depression from the Guggenheim while having pre show anxiety about New York Live Arts. So tired and so anxious. Work! Garen Scribner joins in.
45:23
March 30, 2018
Episode 40: Adrian with Reid & Harriet
Episode 40: Adrian with Reid & Harriet Adrian Danchig-Waring interviews Reid & Harriet in preparation for their upcoming show at the Guggenheim. Jack is hurt.
41:00
March 23, 2018
Episode 39: With Joanna Kotze and Jonathan Allen
Reid and Jack interview fierce dancer/choreographer Joanna Kotze and her collaborator/artist/husband Jonathan Allen about their upcoming performance at New York Live Arts and their almost 20 year relationship. Also do three men in a pink trash bag equal one woman? Bonjour Les Grands Ballet Canadiens! "Sometimes progress is so slow it goes backwards."
59:40
March 16, 2018
Episode 38: Reid and Jack Go To The Ballet
Reid and Jack are walking thorough a world of balloons, armed with pins. They dig deep into their recent New York City Ballet experience. They also discuss movies and mothers. Natch.
42:47
March 9, 2018
Episode 37: Reid Sparrow
Reid gives and epic recap of Red Sparrow. Jack gags. Reid goes to Switzerland and has a moment in the sauna while Jack plays straight for money.
38:47
March 2, 2018
Episode 36: With Reid and Jack and Russell
Jack and Reid have just finished rehearsal with Russell Janzen. The three queens gab about quarries, muffins, and moving to Austin.
38:19
February 23, 2018
Episode 35: With Patricia Delgado
Has the city felt a little warmer this past year? Perhaps it is because belle ballerina Patricia Delgado has made the move to NYC. It's a real love fest between the queens and this major Miami transplant. They talk sister-soulmates, loving the big apple in the winter, and getting screaming mad.
1:43:34
February 16, 2018
Episode 34: With Lindsay Mack
Keeping it Witch-ay cuz it's Jack's Birthd-ay. Divine Tarot reader and intuitive, Lindsay Mack blesses the queens with a visit. While eating Jack's surprise from Paige Lipari of Archestratus Books, the witches get into healing, contraction and release, and even some dance. Also, is Reid bi?
1:14:06
February 9, 2018
Episode 33: With Tiffany Abban
Reid and Jack met Tiffany Abban when they went to school together. They knew then that she has a voice touched by the Gods. She has had an epic journey so far. Also, these three queens get real about the biz behind classical music, dance, and acting.
1:00:28
February 2, 2018
Episode 32: With Dan Donigan aka MILK
Milk does a body good. Also minds and hearts. The queens are enthralled with the real life angel Dan Donigan/drag superstar Milk. Take a walk in the heels of this BFQ, Big Friendly Queen (which should be the title of Milk's bqqk). Love!
1:16:16
January 26, 2018
Episode 31: With Reid & Jack (APAP)
Reid forgot he was going out of town, so Reid and Jack catch up quickly over Chinese food. Reid reviews Gregory Spears, Neal Medlyn, The New York Philharmonic, and Phantom Thread. Jack talks about his sinus infection.
35:29
January 19, 2018
Episode 30: With Change
It's the bloodbath of APAP but the queens make time for a chat. Have you read Ferrante's My Brilliant Friend yet? Also hear Reid and Jack discuss leaving Brazil and the exit of Peter Martins at New York City Ballet. Time's Up. 
28:31
January 12, 2018
Episode 29: With Reid and Jack (Happy New Year)
By raven, message in a bottle, or voice memo, the queens carry on and bring you a New Years episode. Jack is in São Paulo where he is speaking Portuguese with his French accent. Reid is in NYC and is filling time with friends and a sticker book. Get a special treat at the episode's end learning Portuguese from epic babe Juan Pablo Rahal (who was a star of Rojo, the Chilean version of So You Think You Can Dance).
44:08
January 5, 2018
Episode 28: With Barton Cowperthwaite
The queens catch up with their friend/leading man/dance partner/prince, Barton Cowperthwaite. Find out how he became a dancer who can do anything while remaining humble with a heart of gold. Ugh, if only all straight men were like Barton. That's just one of the New Year's resolutions the World should make.
1:19:21
December 29, 2017
Episode 27: At Archestratus with Paige Lipari
Coughing, cookies, and crying. It must be Christmas! After a quick what's going on with movies and stuff, the queens chat and chew on the best cookies you'll ever taste from Paige Lipari. If you haven't gone to her store, Archestratus Books, you are missing out.  Shout out to Wild Soul Healing for a generous sponsorship gift! Blessed Be.
1:08:18
December 22, 2017
Episode 26: With Teresa Reichlen
This Sugar Plum takes no bullshit. The queens are joined by epic queen Teresa Reichlen. Hear about her remarkable career at the intense New York City Ballet, how she is doing during the current scandal, and the best proposal story the queens have heard. Jack and Reid are also visited by that elusive NYC icon: the building superintendent, as Jack's bathroom is collapsing.
32:01
December 15, 2017
Episode 25: With Larissa Velez-Jackson
Larissa Velez-Jackson is major. Her blend of post modernism, hilarity, and healing is full on. Reid has to Skype in from LA, like Heidi Klum in this past season of Project Runway (which Jack has finally watched so it's def discussed).
1:26:15
December 8, 2017
Episode 24: With Anthony Roth Costanzo
Anthony Roth Constanzo is the most famous American countertenor and a survivor, like Reid. This is the episode where Reid reveals what health issue he has been eluding to; its a plea for you to get yourself signed up for healthcare before the December 15th deadline!
1:23:13
December 1, 2017
Episode 23: With Chase Brock
Dynamo Chase Brock is about to celebrate his 10th anniversary of his company. To mark the event, he joins the queens during their breaks from rehearsals. He regales the queens with the story of his move to NYC to be on Broadway at age sixteen. From Ann Reinking to Astrology, they cover A LOT.
1:24:05
November 24, 2017
Bonus: On Thanksgiving
The queens give you a special Thanksgiving episode! Cope with the the first part of the trilogy of terror that is the holidays by laughing along with them about their past week of exhaustion, pain, blood, and a surprise Jack got in his PO Box.
58:15
November 23, 2017
Episode 22: With Jibz Cameron (Aka Dynasty Handbag)
The genius Jibz Cameron aka Dynasty Handbag visits during Jack's residency (thanks Gibney!) They swap Martha Stewart stories, discuss Beyoncé and LA, and Jibz reveals a BIG SECRET. Earlier the boys have talked about some bad dance, some good TV, and which Balanchine Ballerina they would be.
1:19:39
November 17, 2017
Episode 21: With Lar Lubovitch
Reid and Jack have an epic discussion with the epic Lar Lubavitch about his epic 50 year career. From Anthony Tudor to Bernadette Peters to being a go-go boy to choreographing figure skating, there is nothing he hasn't done. Reid and Jack also discuss fainting and listening to the inner voice that says: don't go to the gym.
1:38:45
November 10, 2017
Episode 20: With Reid and Jack
It's our twentieth episode, which means: just the Queens. Jack explains Blade Runner to Reid and muses on Joan Didion. Reid explains why he'll have potatoes in his pockets when he's older and gushes about Mark Morris.
1:26:22
November 3, 2017
Episode 19: With Conversations On Dance
Podcasts collide as the queens host Conversations on Dance. It's a real bun head moment as they get into the hopes and perils of the ballet path. Jack and Reid also obsess over Pam Tanowitz, rue gross audience behavior, and Reid tells a nightmare dentist story.
1:01:46
October 27, 2017
Episode 18: At Interlochen Arts Academy
Reid and Jack's High School Reunion! It's a real journey as the queens return to Interlochen Arts Academy for Alumni week-end. Whilst there they meet and interview Peter Sparling and find out what it was like dance for Martha Graham and José Limon at the same time. The journey takes a turn for the worst thanks to bad food and American Airlines.
1:07:38
October 20, 2017
Episode 17: With Pam Tanowitz
We're at Reid's new apartment discussing K.I.D.S. Inc., doppelgängers and more! Later the queens are joined by choreographer Pam Tanowitz to talk blow jobs and making dance with intellect and heart.
1:24:05
October 13, 2017
Episode 16: With Beth Gill
Reid and Jack talk dance and dance makers PAST (yo ballet, what's good?), PRESENT (hello Contemporary, goodbye Modern), and FUTURE (yay Beth Gill is here). Beth has a pizza and a beer and gives extraordinary insight into the creative process.
1:44:27
October 6, 2017
Episode 15: With Michelle Mola
Reid makes Jack manic with a recap of Victoria and Abdul and then the queens swap notes on Pina. Later, they are visited by the kaleidoscopic Michelle Mola. She swirls from her Juilliard experience to performing for Jack to teaching Pilates and Ballet for regular people like Emma Stone.
1:04:39
September 29, 2017
Episode 14: With Bobbi Jene Smith
Bobbi Jene Smith is having a baby! You'll hear about it first on this week's episode. Also hear us get triggered by moving, opening mail, parents, and living in a woman's home.
1:42:47
September 22, 2017
Episode 13: With Breanna O'Mara
Death, Ikea, and the glamorous life of Breanna O’Mara. Reid and Jack already feel fucked by the shift from summer to fall but the wonderful Bre arrives to cheer up the Queens. They chat about how she went from Juilliard to working with Ferver (Rumble Ghost, Acceptance) to living and loving in Europe and being possessed by Pina Bausch.
1:28:37
September 15, 2017
Episode 12: With The Scribner Brothers
Jack and Reid talk movies and flirt with the Scribner brothers (Garen and Justin). They talk being gay brothers, moving from ballet to broadway, notorious ballet teacher Melissa Hayden, entering the "white room", and the art of witchcraft and headscarves.
1:13:09
September 8, 2017
Episode 11: With Jordan Isadore
We ADORE Jordan Isadore. From jazztheaterdance in Cali to Shen Wei to dancing "like if Cunningham was a stripper", this Queen is giving it to us. Definitely discussed is the problem of when dance becomes an insider art and how to GET OVER THAT. Reid and Jack also discuss Gemma Bond's new ballet, the perils of skiing and snorkeling, and Reid plays the xylophone.
1:14:02
September 1, 2017
Episode 10: With Reid & Jack
It's just the TWO QUEENS this week. Reid and Jack really get into stuff from Leontyne Price to Madonna, Reid's memories of the recently closed American Boychoir School, and Jack's psychic metaphysics. For La Dans they watch Rubies and talk Teresa Reichlen and Sara Mearns.
45:19
August 25, 2017
Episode 9: With Anula Maiberg
BODY-ODY-ODY!!! Famed Pilates instructor Anula Maiberg gives us courage as she laughs off body fascism and inspires us to move it or lose it. Find out what the potato method is and also how she lost her virginity.
1:18:22
August 18, 2017
Episode 8: With Jenn Harris
This week, Reid and Jack are joined by star of stage and screen, Jenn Harris, for a look at dance, theater, auditioning, and dreaming.
1:10:20
August 11, 2017
Episode 7: With Lloyd Knight
As humans continue to destroy planet earth, Reid and Jack look to movies, musicals and movie musicals for a reason to persist. They are joined by the incomparable Lloyd Knight, principal dancer of the Martha Graham Company, who is reason enough to want to survive.
1:17:10
August 4, 2017
Episode 6: With Russell Janzen
Emeralds and Rubies and Diamonds (Oh, My). Reid and Jack talk Jewels, Hayek, Kidman, and singing to a bicycle with New York City Ballet principal dancer Russell Janzen.
1:09:42
July 28, 2017
Episode 5: With Heather Lang
Heather Lang joins Reid and Jack in this weeks epic kiki where we uncover the perfection of The Rockettes, Madonna, and a burning prom dress.
1:25:40
July 21, 2017
Episode 4: With Honey Wolters
Travel the LIRR with Reid, Jack, Tchaikovsky and stuff. Its Honey's 70th birthday and we learn a lot of stuff about Reid, a very different New York City, drugs, god and dinosaurs.
59:55
July 14, 2017
Bonus: Whipped Cream
In this bonus edition, Reid and Jack indulge in an extended look at Alexei Ratmansky's ballet "Whipped Cream".
35:08
July 10, 2017
Episode 3: With James Whiteside
In this week's radio show Reid and Jack discuss getting sick from eating too much whipped cream. Then we go uptown to kiki with James Whiteside and discuss his new memoir: The Snake Wheel of the Ego Break. Finally, Jack tells Reid explains how Adrienne Truscott has managed to craft a rape comedy.
28:31
July 7, 2017
Episode 2: With Harriet Jung
Reid and Jack are joined by dance costume and Costumes for Living designer, Harriet Jung. They discuss dance and stuff, the problem of getting anywhere in NYC, and suddenly last summertime sadness.
54:22
July 3, 2017
Episode 1: With Reid & Jack
Welcome to What's Going On With Dance and Stuff! This week, Reid Bartelme and Jack Ferver discuss podcasting about dance and stuff, Beth Gill's Catacomb, and the problems and perks of waking up Jennifer Lawrence.
47:23
June 30, 2017
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