“I was always trying to find more in my artistic development,” Freemantle says of his decision to leave the company and move to New York City this past summer
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from April 2022. Also of note: new or newly available funding opportunities for dance artists.
In His Spare Time, Principal Dancer Benjamin Freemantle Gives Free Haircuts to San Francisco's Homeless
Back when he was a living in a dorm as an international student at San Francisco Ballet School, Benjamin Freemantle developed a new skill: cutting hair. “Most of us didn’t have the financial means to go out and get a San Francisco haircut,” he says. So he started cutting his fellow dancers’ hair and his […]