July 10, 2012
Ariel Investments President Mellody Hobson on Tuesday was named the new chairman of After School Matters, the charity co-founded by the late Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley… More ›
By: Theresa Ruth Howard
So far, the fervor to create diversity in ballet has primarily focused on dancers. Less attention has been paid to the work that they’ll encounter once they arrive.Yet the cultivation of ballet choreographers of color (specifically black choreographers) through traditional pathways of choreographic training grounds remains virtually impossible. Luis Vazquez, who began dancing in Joffrey’s community engagement program, After School Matters, was chosen as a 2018 Winner, coming full circle.