By Geoff Edgers 24 September 2020 Eduardo Vilaro, the artistic director and chief executive of New York’s Ballet Hispánico, has tried to ignore the slights. Well-heeled patrons who wouldn’t join his board because they favored older, Whiter organizations. Theater managers telling him they couldn’t present the company because they had already programmed a “minority-themed” group. […]
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By Max Zahn with Andy Serwer 6 August 2020 Ballet star Misty Copeland told Yahoo Finance in a recent interview that the ballet industry remains “extremely behind” on issues of racial justice, criticizing the continued use of blackface in dance productions and the lack of diversity she has witnessed in her career. But the nation’s […]
DDP’s Founder shares her thoughts on male-domination in dance leadership and why everyone outside of the dance world should be concerned, too.
DDP Founder and President Liza Yntema interviews the team behind Pacific Northwest Ballet’s New Voices: Choreography and Process for Young Women in Dance.
Liza Yntema introduces DDP’s first platform – #AskB4UGive
Our founder, Liza Yntema, recently sat down with Penny Saunders whose work she has supported through Hubbard Street Dance Company. Saunders is the choreographer-in residence at Grand Rapids Ballet and receives support from New York City Ballet Choreographic Commissions Initiative.
The absolute first thing to know about Christine Cox is that she is incredibly kind, and the second that she has huge reserves of energy. The enthusiasm, optimism and genuine joy she brings to even the smallest detail or the briefest encounter, do much to explain the extraordinary success and outsized impact of her influential […]
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