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Dance: The Black Ballerina – Can’t We Be Soft, Too?

The new issue of Pointe Magazine has just come out featuring three black ballerinas- Ashley Murphy of Dance Theatre of Harlem, Ebony Williams of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet and Misty … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dance: Precious Adams Triumphs at the Prix de Lausanne

They say that winning is the best revenge. Precious Adams, the American teen whose story about struggling against discrimination at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow raised eyebrows when it … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dance: Black Ballerina Faces Discrimination at Bolshoi Academy

It’s 2013 but we’re still talking about racism in the classical ballet world. The latest instance is the story of Precious Adams, an African American teenager studying at the prestigious … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dance: Misty Copeland featured on BET’s “Black Girls Rock”

In case you missed it, American Ballet Theatre soloist Misty Copeland was honored on last nights BET awards special, “Black Girls Rock!”  The special was actually taped Oct. 26 at … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dance: Misty Copeland News: Book Coming, Kickstarter Campaign Launched for Documentary Project with Nelson George

Photo from American Ballet Theatre’s “Firebird,” photo by Fabrizio Ferri       Good news, Misty Copeland fans. According to Twitter posts from the American Ballet Theatre soloist, Copeland’s autobiography … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment
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