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Fashion Culture: Pioneering African American Ballerinas
February 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join four pioneering African American ballerinas as they discuss their groundbreaking careers and their paths to national and international stardom.The panel includes: Virginia Johnson, prima ballerina and current director of the Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH); Lydia Abarca, first prima ballerina of DTH; Debra Austin, first ever African American ballerina with New York City Ballet (NYCB) and principal ballerina with the Pennsylvania Ballet; and Aesha Ash, former ballerina with NYCB.
This event is free and open to the public.