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The Legendary Dancer Julie Kent Talks About The Transition To Artistic Director Of The Washington Ballet

Kent says that the adjustment from being a dancer in New York to being an artistic director in D.C. is a challenge, but that it's good for her two young children to see their parents taking on new work. "My service to the art form is now creating opportunities for other people.... My focus […]
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