Delores Browne

 The New York Negro Ballet 1957

  • Delores Browne is a native of Philadelphia, and was a student of Marion Cyujet at the Judimar School.
  • At 14 was a awarded a scholarship to further her ballet training.
  • She later auditioned for the American School of Ballet and became one of six black students in the school. Her dream was to eventually join the ranks of the New York City Ballet. But after a year, she left the school, tired from the strain of working to support her craft.
  • She was a member of the New York Negro Ballet in 1957

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links to articles, reviews etc:

NY Times Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/06/arts/dance/06kour.html

Photo with John Jones: http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/353ee050-9795-0133-35c8-00505686a51c

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Featured in video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnsVq5VqcAk

 

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