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Dance: ABT Announces Project Plie’ Diversity Initiative

American Ballet Theatre has announced a new initiative in partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America to try and address the lack of minorities in classical ballet. ABT says soloist Misty Copeland will be the face of the new campaign.

For more on this story click on these links:

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/13/american-ballet-theater-announces-diversity-program/?ref=dance

 

and

 

http://www.abt.org/education/projectplie/

 

 

(photo by Marty Sohl, courtesy American Ballet Theatre)

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