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The Stage Rightside with James Whiteside

American Ballet Theatre's Principal Dancer James Whiteside takes you backstage for ABT's 8 week performance season at the Metropolitan Theatre, providing an exclusive peek into his world as he brings us interviews directly from his dressing room. On this 8 week series,expect the unexpected as you never know who James will be chatting with next. From dancers, to choreographers to wardrobe, theatre crew and anyone who makes the production a success. Tune in each Thursday....Stage Rightside.
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Jul 8, 2016
James sits down with American prima ballerina-turned-directress, Julie Kent. They wax poetic about humble beginnings, the future, Mikhail Baryshnikov, & Kevin McKenzie. Don't miss it!
 

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Jun 24, 2016

James speaks with ABT Corps de Ballet member, Gemma Bond about the Corps, choreography, coasters, and girls vs. women.

 
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Jun 17, 2016
James speaks with ABT's head of wigs and makeup department, Rena Most. They dish on theater makeup, haunted houses, and their makeup/hair pet peeves. 
 
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Jun 10, 2016

James speaks with ABT Principals Gillian Murphy and Marcelo Gomes about humble beginnings, keeping it fresh, and their Summer plans.

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Jun 3, 2016
James speaks with downtown show-maker Jack Ferver about his new show, "I Want You To Want Me", among other things, like Return to Oz, Madonna, and seances.
 
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May 27, 2016
James talks to ABT artist in residence, Alexei Ratmansky (who inexplicably calls him "Jim") about Russia, Britney Spears, and roles he missed out on. It's an illuminating chat with a prolific choreographer.
 
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May 20, 2016

James speaks with fashion/costume designers Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung about fashion, AOL screen names, off brand Italian hairspray, and queer politics. 

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May 13, 2016

James conducts his first dressing room interview with fellow ABT principal dancers Isabella Boylston and Stella Abrera.

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May 11, 2016

James dishes the dirt on what roles he'll be dancing, and with whom, this Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House with ABT. Next episode, James' very first interview! Stay tuned!

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May 10, 2016

James discusses what to expect during the first season of The Stage Rightside. You'll hear about upcoming guests and get a humorous look at the world of ballet, according to Mr. Whiteside. 

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May 9, 2016

James discusses what to expect during the first season of The Stage Rightside. You'll hear about upcoming guests and get a humorous look at the world of ballet, according to Mr. Whiteside. 

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