News of Note: What You May Have Missed in September 2019

Here are the latest promotions, appointments and transfers, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last month. Comings & Goings Koto Ishihara has joined National Ballet of Canada as a first soloist. Greta Hodgkinson will retire after the 2019–20 season, giving her final performance in March. Meklit Hadero has been appointed chief of program at […]

Okwui Okpokwasili Receives a MacArthur "Genius" Grant

Okwui Okpokwasili just got $625,000 richer. The MacArthur Foundation announced its 2018 class of Fellows today, and the genre-defying choreographer was the only dance artist included alongside scientists, activists and writers. According to The New York Times, she got the call telling her the news on her way to the laundromat. Colloquially referred to as […]