The Institute for Dance Education Arts, Inc. (IDEA) is the umbrella organization for The American Ballet Competition and International Dance Teacher Seminars. It is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the art and excellence of ballet education, teaching and performance.
Institute for Dance Education Arts, Inc.
Katherine C. Kersten
These days, we spend a lot of time talking about the most visible black pioneer in the dance world: Misty Copeland. But as Copeland herself will tell you, she’s not the first black dancer to have transformed ballet. And those who came before her don’t get nearly enough recognition. That’s partially…