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AMC Looks at Cultural Identities of Composers

American Music Center's NewMusicBox features many articles on diversity of genre and programming, as well as several articles on how culture influences the identity of composers and vice versa. Below you will find just some of the articles that are r...more

diversity   artists   Aug 8, 2010 • Views:13085 • Comments: 0


 

On Film: Mao's Last Dancer

Reviews are starting to trickle onto the internet for the new dance bio-pic, Mao's Last Dancer.  The film is based on the life of Chinese dancer Li Cunxin, who in 1979 was awarded one of China's first cultural exchange scholarships and came to t...more

artists   Aug 23, 2010 • Views:3349 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

OPERA America Acknowledges Diversity

  In 2006 the National MultiCultural Institute awarded OPERA America a Leading Lights Diversity Award for Diverse Voices, OPERA America's 2005 annual conference, which provided a forum for a national dialogue for the opera community to pr...more

diversity   education   artists   Oct 31, 2010 • Views:15083 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Culture is Focus of TCG's American Theatre Magazine

Among Theatre Communications Group's mission is to leverage the stories of the field to build greater public awareness of and appreciation for live theatre in America. The organization’s vision ranges from being the leader and innovator in ass...more

diversity   artists   advocacy   Nov 22, 2010 • Views:29717 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

Sapphire Looks at Arts Funding Cuts

 "The drums is hot now, the Asian girl moves back in the line. I move on out, dancing fast. One of the drummers has a jembe drum, I love its sound. And when they open up with sticks beating on the side of the big conga drum feeding in anoth...more

diversity   education   advocacy   artists   Jul 31, 2011 • Views:5880 • Comments: 0


 
 

Charm Ladonna Overcomes Adversity and Now Gives Back

AT&T and Dancing With The Stars have partnered to bring inspiring stories of people whose lives have been changed by dance.  Charm Ladonna's natural ability to dance was recognized at a very young age. Unfortunately, her family was una...more

diversity   artists   Oct 21, 2011 • Views:5856 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

Diversity of Black Dancers

"Highlighting diversity of black dancers is the goal of Toronto event" by Paula Citron The Globe and Mail January 25, 2012 The International Association of Blacks in Dance, which works to raise the awareness of blacks in dance, hel...more

diversity   artists   advocacy   education   Jan 30, 2012 • Views:6412 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Hispanic Theaters at a Crossroads

Hispanic theaters are at a crossroads in Washington By David Montgomery The Washington Post January 6, 2012 "The context for Latino theater has changed since the 1970s, and the theaters are struggling to adjust to new economic and demo...more

diversity   artists   education   Jan 30, 2012 • Views:6189 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

US Company Debut Celebrates Israeli Dance

 Company E Makes US Debut Spotlighting Israeli Choreographers On Saturday, February 25, 2012, Company E made its US debut. Founded in 2011, Company E is a contemporary repertory company focusing on national and international dialogue throug...more

diversity   artists   advocacy   education   Feb 26, 2012 • Views:4876 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Finnish Company Features Unconventional Casts

DuvTeatern Committed to Artists with Developmental Disabilities "These people challenged my fears and filled up my eyes. They made me want to live bigger. They made me feel like I could dance." DuvTeatern, based in Hel...more

diversity   artists   education   Mar 9, 2012 • Views:4421 • Comments: 0