In dance begin responsibilities — the atypical ascent of choreographer Claudia Schreier
Claudia Schreier didn’t follow the “normal” path to becoming a trusted choreographer, rising through the ranks of a ballet company and settling into choreography after retiring from the stage. Never a professional dancer herself, Schreier danced in her youth and went on to study sociology and the dramatic arts at Harvard. DDP’s Season Overview data was used to show how ballet, a historically white, Eurocentric art form, has supported male creative voices, and why we need to support incredible female choreographers, like Claudia.
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