SATURDAY AUGUST 22ND: History of Colorism and Blacks in A Ballet 12:00-1:00pm (60 mins)

$10.00

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Based on Theresa Ruth Howard’s Dance Magazine article: Is Ballet Brown Bagging it? This session discusses the role that colorism played in the writing of the history of Blacks in ballet. Walk the timeline from Essie Marie Dorsey Marion Cuyjet, Janet Collins, Raven Wilkinson to the current Principal Ballerinas on stages today and examine how colorism and “light skinned” privilege is still an active factor in the advancement of Black females in the ballet world.

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