Maria Newby

Capitol Ballet

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As a member of the Capitol Ballet, Maria Newby danced Joyce Trisler’s Dance for Six, Doris Jones’ Black Pilgrims and Rhapsody in Blue, and Hinton Battle’s Hinty on November 20, 1977 at the Lisner Auditorium. It is not known if Newby performed elsewhere or with the company on other occasions. 

Note: It is not definite that Maria Newby was Black as we have no photographic or written evidence, but based on her status as a member of a historically Black company, she has been included in MoBBallet’s Roll Call. 


Program: The Capitol Ballet Company 1976-77 Concert Series

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