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Black Ballet

The Gugulethu Project: From the Townships of South Africa to the World's Ballet Stages

Carla Escoda | Posted 07.20.2016 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Today, with more training opportunities available to talented young black students, filling the pipeline for these programs remains a challenge. How do you spot talent and recruit students when they may have no idea what ballet is?

Why Are There So Few Black Ballet Dancers?

Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts

Writing in the Guardian last week, Olivia Goldhill and Sarah Marsh noted the complete absence of black dancers at the Bolshoi Ballet. Out of the Engli...