Panel Discussion: Diversity in Ballet
4:45 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2017 // August Wilson Center
Join dancers and artistic directors for a thought-provoking discussion on the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the art of ballet. Free and open to the public. Panelists include artistic directors Virginia Johnson, of Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Terrence S. Orr, of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre; dancers from both companies; and PBT Education and Community Engagement Director Christina Salgado. Darryl Ford-Williams, vice president of content for WQED Multimedia, will moderate the discussion, which includes a Q&A session. Register here.
Meet the Artists: The Story of Our Collaboration
10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, // Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Homewood // Register here.
6 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 // Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Allegheny // Register here.
Try out simple ballet steps, meet ballet dancers from both companies and learn the story of this exciting cross-company collaboration. Perfect for kids and families. Free and open to the public.
Informance: Discussion & Demonstration
4 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 // Point Park University’s George Rowland White Performance Studio // Register here.
4 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 // University of Pittsburgh Alumni Hall // Register here.
Explore the training and technique of classical ballet through engaging commentary and dancing by DTH and PBT artists. The program includes repertory excerpts, an audience engagement activity and a Q&A session. Free and open to the public.