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Sandra Fortune-Green, Capitol Ballet Ballerina Who Represented U.S. in Varna and Moscow, Impacts Future Generations Through Teaching

Sandra Fortune-Green is proof that success is not always immediate, but perseverance is lasting. In 1973, at the age of 22, she began training diligently for the second Moscow International Ballet Competition. She was the only American candidate that year—and she says she is to this day the only African American dancer to compete at the Moscow […]

This Year's Varna International Ballet Competition Just Got Postponed

The oldest ballet competition in the world doesn’t have the funds for the show to go on: The 29th edition of the Varna International Ballet Competition, scheduled for July 12–30, 2020, has been postponed indefinitely. Organizers told Reuters that they haven’t received sufficient sponsorship or donations to produce the event this year. According to the […]