Jane Craddock

First Negro Classic Ballet

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Jane Craddock was an original member of First Negro Classic Ballet, performing with the company at their debut performance in 1947. Her repertoire with the company included Little China Figure (1947), among others.

Sources:

Joseph Rickard papers, Online Archive of California
Black L.A. 1947: America’s First Black Ballet Company Founded in L.A., The Daily Mirror

See also:

The First Negro Classic Ballet is Founded, MoBBallet
First Negro Classic Ballet Company debuts, MoBBallet

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