Ballerina Symposium: Theresa Ruth Howard "Dark Muse: Balanchine and Blackness"

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Ballerina Symposium: Theresa Ruth Howard "Dark Muse: Balanchine and Blackness"

Description

Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse was The Museum at FIT’s 23rd academic symposium. The one-day event explored the ways in which twentieth-century ballerinas and their glamorous, romantic costumes profoundly inspired modern fashion. #BallerinaExhibition
Theresa Ruth Howard danced with Dance Theatre of Harlem and was a founding member of Armitage Gone! Dance. Founder and curator of Memoirs of Blacks in Ballet, a website documenting nearly 500 dancers of color, Howard has become an internationally recognized teacher, lecturer, and consultant.

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The Museum at FIT

Date Created

2020-03-06

Length

24:35

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