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Up Close With Houston Ballet’s Lauren Anderson

Houston Ballet made history 25 years ago when Lauren Anderson became the first African-American woman to earn a role as principal dancer at a major company. But what has changed since then? News 88.7’s Amy Bishop visited Anderson to find out. (Above: At 50 years old, ballerina-turned-teacher has the sculpted arms of an athlete and […]

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Houston Ballet made history 25 years ago when Lauren Anderson became the first African-American woman to earn a role as principal dancer at a major company. But what has changed since then?

News 88.7's Amy Bishop visited Anderson to find out.

(Above: At 50 years old, ballerina-turned-teacher has the sculpted arms of an athlete and the abs of a 20-year-old. Photo: Amy Bishop/News 88.7)