Tag: cynthia harvey

Cynthia Harvey’s Ballet Advice as She Prepares to Depart ABT’s JKO School

This month, Cynthia Harvey wraps up her tenure as artistic director of American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School after a six-and-a-half-year tenure. In addition to increasing enrollment and scholarships, and instituting mentorship programs for male students, Harvey was instrumental in expanding the school’s diversity, equity and inclusion programs and helping students continue with remote […]

Franco De Vita Passes the Baton to Cynthia Harvey

De Vita received the Dance Teacher Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014. Franco De Vita retires from his position as artistic director of the American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School this month. Former ABT principal Cynthia Harvey will take his place in May. As leader of the JKO School since 2005, De Vita helped elevate […]