Tag: New York Academy of Ballet

Moving Forward After Loss: Inheriting a Parent’s Dance Studio

When her mother died, Alessia Gaetana Santoro became the owner and artistic director of New York Academy of Ballet, the school her mom had founded. Here, Santoro discusses the challenges she’s overcome—and how she has expanded on her mother’s vision. Alessia Gaetana Santoro was always close with her mother, former dancer Susan Olson Santoro. After […]