Famed ballet dancer, Lauren Anderson, joins us to discuss with us her early dancing career, how she became the first African American woman to be promoted to a principal dancer in the Houston Ballet, and the impact she's had on the Houston arts community.
Lauren also discusses the upcoming Stages production, Plumshuga: The Rise of Lauren Anderson, which details her early life, her struggles with addiction, and the road to her recovery all set to music and dance.
- First Black Principal Dancer, Houston Ballet
- Associate Director, Education & Community Engagement, Houston Ballet
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