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(22) Julie Kent, Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet

Posted by on 11.28.2016

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/JulieKent.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week we are joined by Julie Kent, Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet.  Ms Kent danced with American Ballet Theater for over 30 years, 22 of those as a Principal Dancer, and is one of the company’s most celebrated performers.  She retired from the stage in 2015 to a 23 minute standing ovation.  She then went on to head the ABT summer intensive until this past July when she was named Artistic Director of the Washington Ballet.

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