Misty Copeland on Freedom

ABT Principal Dancer and Ballet Throughout America Curator Misty Copeland shares her ideas on the importance of Freedom in American Ballet, and the way ballet has personally freed her.

Ballet Throughout America: Our celebration of innovation and variety in American ballet returns, this season curated by stars Justin Peck and Misty Copeland, who’ll discover concepts central to the John F. Kennedy centennial with a number of firms throughout a number of applications. The week begins with a spectacular opening night time celebration spotlighting two world premiere commissions among the many performances together with a number of particular friends.

For extra data, go to: http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/occasion/BRBSF

JFKC: Within the yr main as much as the centenary of John F. Kennedy’s delivery on Might 29, 2017, the Kennedy Heart is revitalizing the very mission of the establishment created to honor him. Impressed by a handful of putting up with beliefs he championed—Braveness, Freedom, Justice, Service, and Gratitude—the Heart is reenvisioning itself as a “dwelling memorial”: a spot that explores, challenges, and displays the up to date spirit of America. Guided by JFK’s legacy of idealism, hope, and empowerment, the Kennedy Heart will launch new initiatives, serving as a catalyst and a gathering place, and invite members of the general public to have interaction with artists and concepts, and to take part within the civic and cultural lifetime of their nation.

For extra data, go to: https://www.kennedy-center.org/festivals/jfk-centennial

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