Tag: Davit Karapetyan

Office Hours With Davit Karapetyan

As a principal dancer with San Francisco Ballet, Davit Karapetyan was known as “the ultimate classicist”: an artist who brought buoyant jumps, clarity of line and thoughtful commitment to every role. Director of the School of Philadelphia Ballet since August 2022, Karapetyan hopes to draw out those same qualities (and more) in his young charges—and […]

Educator Moves: Shifts in the Dance Education Landscape From Summer 2022

From new directors to retirements and beyond, here are the major educator moves you should know about from summer 2022. Dean John Bedford and chair of the dance department Jo Rowan retired from their positions at the Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment at Oklahoma City University on June 30. Associate dean Melanie […]