Last month, The Ice King, a documentary on the great John Curry, produced by the BBC, came to NYC. It was directed by James Erskine and produced by Victoria Gregory. That night was a bittersweet occasion as we remembered our dear, beloved colleague John, who stood above all others on the ice in his vision of what skating could be.
I recently enjoyed an amazing week in Sun Valley, where Ice Dance International was shooting 2 one hour PBS specials, “The World of Ice Dance International”! The specials will air in April 2018, shortly after the Olympics.I was honored to to co-host these specials along with the very handsome US Champion Ryan Bradley! Because of his incredible leadership, artistic sensibilities, management, people
Last Friday, 17 lovely, fearless women joined me on the ice at the Codey Arena in West Orange, NJ for my first One Day Adult Figure Skating Camp! Whenever adult skaters get together, we are kindred spirits, loving the beauty of figure skating and striving to be the best we can be on the ice! After signing in, morning coffee,
On Oct. 7th, the Codey Arena in West Orange, NJ played host to the stunningly beautiful ICE DANCE INTERNATIONAL during it’s inaugural tour. The company was founded by Olympic Champion Dick Button, NYC Ballet great Edward Villella, Olympian Linda Carbonetto Villella, acclaimed skating choreographer Doug Webster and Executive Director Debbie Gordon. I was honored to co-chair this event with a
Recently I was honored to be asked to be on the board of a stunningly beautiful new skating company, ICE DANCE INTERNATIONAL (IDI)! IDI was founded by Dick Button, Linda and Edward Villella, Doug Webster and Debbie Gordon. If you know about Edward Villella, you know he was one of the greatest male danseurs of all time during his sparkling career
Recently, Jeff and I had a sparkling evening amongst “the Stars”! Olympian and Canadian Champion Linda Carbonetto Villella and Edward Villella invited us to their gorgeous art filled NYC brownstone for dinner! Along with being a great Canadian figure skating champion, star of Ice Capades, coach and choreographer, Linda was also the director of the Miami City Ballet. Edward Villella,