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Special Event: Celebrating Misty Copeland’s Book “Black Ballerinas”

April 23, 10 am12:30 pm.


In alignment with its core values of Access, Community, and Excellence, The School at the Mark Morris Dance Group is hosting a program of events designed to celebrate the importance of diversity and representation in ballet and across the dance field. Events include a Family Fun Ballet class to engage young dancers and their families in this art form, a panel discussion of The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center faculty discussing what representation has meant to them in their careers, and an All Level Ballet class for students ages 10+. All participants in any part of this event will receive a free copy of Misty Copeland’s book Black Ballerinas. 


10:00 am

Family Fun: Ballet (All Ages) – Led by Samantha McLoughlin, Accompanied by Tracy Yang

11:00 am

Panel Discussion – Richard GloverYuka Kameda, and Samantha McLoughlin, Moderated by Calvin A. Rollins II

11:30 am

All Level Ballet (Ages 10+) – Led by Richard Glover, Accompanied by Tracy Yang


Mark Morris Dance Center 3 Lafayette Ave. at Rockwell Place
Brooklyn, 11217

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