Here are the latest promotions, appointments, and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from August 2023.
As dance companies continue the necessary and arduous process of determining what (and where) racial biases exist within their organizations, the idea of an open-door communication policy has become a popular one to implement and tout as a point of pride.
In her nearly 15 years dancing with The Joffrey Ballet, Erica Lynette Edwards was known for her onstage charisma. But she was a prominent figure offstage, as well—taking part in promotional interviews, advertising campaigns and outreach initiatives, which piqued her interest in community engagement. After retiring in 2014, she spent five years as Joffrey’s director […]