Breaking the Corps Line: The Story of Black Ballerina Llanchie Stevenson (pb)
Product Descriptionby Mina Ahmad-Crosby
Llanchie Stevenson was a trailblazer in the ballet community and her story continues to draw the interest of many. Classically trained under George Balanchine, she was a founding member and principal dancer of the Dance Theatre of Harlem. She pioneered the innovation of ballet dancers wearing tights that match their skin tone, which has been adopted by many throughout the dance world. She is an educator and loving mother of six which she homeschooled throughout most of their primary and secondary education.