The Washington Post: Ballet is more diverse than ever. Why is the audience still so white?

By Boer Deng

17 August 2015

In an article for the Washington Post, Boer Deng describes the shock of whitewashed audiences amidst a time of diverse dancer promotions and talk of equity:

In 2012, 80 percent were white, two-thirds were female, and more came from families earning $150,000 a year — that’s more than attendees of any other arts performances except the symphony — hardly figures suggestive of a democratic art. "

Read the full article in The Washington Post.