India Bradley started dancing as a young girl, tagging along whenever her mother, a former dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, taught classes. But the Michigan native has always followed her own path, and Bradley ultimately decided to focus on ballet instead of modern.
New York City Ballet has an image problem. Despite having the moniker of one of the most diverse cities on the planet, the company regularly comes under fire for its lack of diversity. A perception of overbearing whiteness has plagued the institution, often acting as a cultural barrier for prospective students and audiences. Over the […]