News of Note: What You Might Have Missed in January 2021
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month.
Comings & Goings
Australian Dance Theatre artistic director Garry Stewart will step down at the end of 2021.
has retired from Sarasota Ballet after 14 seasons.
will leave Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company at the end of the 2020–21 season.
has been appointed executive director of Oregon Ballet Theatre through December 2021.
has been named executive director of Sonia Plumb Dance Company.
has been named an artist in residence of Little Island, a new park scheduled to open this year in New York City.
Patrick Randak, Courtesy Casel
Awards & Honors
and Dick Van Dyke are among the 2021 Kennedy Center Honorees.
, mayfield brooks, Niall Jones and Anna Martine Whitehead are among the recipients of Foundation for Contemporary Arts’ 2021 Grants to Artists, which are $40,000 unrestricted awards.
and nicHi douglas are among the 2020–21 New Victory LabWorks Artists, which includes a $15,000 grant.