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The Black Ballerina Experience with Debra Austin

Sunday, June 4, 2–4 p.m.

Photo Credit: Steven Caras

Speaker: Debra Austin, Ballet Master, Carolina Ballet, and Sherri Holmes, Founder, Triangle Friends of African American Arts

Austin was the first African American female principal dancer of a major American ballet company. See excerpts from the documentary film Black Ballerina and hear Austin’s amazing story about how she forever changed the world of dance.