First Negro Classical Ballet and Donald Stinson

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Donald Stinson was a dancer with the First Negro Classical Ballet. As an original member, he performed in various productions with the troupe like Cinderella, Streetlight, RaisinCane, Harlot’s House, A Little China Figure, Landscape/Southern Landscape, Variations Classiques, and Trois Études de Danse. He has performed at the Santa Barbara’s Lobero Theatre, Assistance League Playhouse, and the Philharmonic Auditorium.


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