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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 7, 2017

James chats with fellow ABT principal dancer, David Hallberg. They babble on about Arizona iced tea, returning from injury, mild insanity, and Dear Evan Hansen. C'mon week 7!

Jun 30, 2017

James gets the T from ABT Executive Director Kara Medoff Barnett. They chat about feminism, ABT in the digital age, the Tonys, and the future of American Ballet Theatre.

Jun 23, 2017

Kyle Pickles and Ashley Baer are ABT's Company Managers. They have the difficult task of wrangling these cats! They chat with James about touring the world, their favorite TV shows, and staying safe in cities with vastly differing cultures. Get into it!

Jun 16, 2017

James kikis with Principal Ballet Mistress, Susan Jones. They chat about the ideal corps de ballet woman, her favorite ballets to stage, working with every director of ABT, and becoming an airline pilot.

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Jun 2, 2017

James sits down with Alvin Ailey's Jamar Roberts. They discuss Mariah Carey, being a competition kid, Revelations, and protein powder. Not to mention "Hidge or not hidge"!

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May 26, 2017
James sits down with longtime friend, Matthew Poppe of les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the drag ballet company. They dish on pointe shoes, technique vs. comedy, and homosexuality. There's another guest appearance by (you guessed it) Isabella and a mysterious dairy queen. 
 
 
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May 19, 2017
 
James returns to the Stage Rightside in the first episode of Season 2. He interviews fellow ABT principal dancer, Cory Stearns on Youth America Grand Prix, girlfriends, Cheez Doodles, and more! The only side you'll want to be on is the Stage Rightside with James Whiteside!
 

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