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First Black Prima Ballerina Janet Collins: El blog de Tania Quintero: septiembre 2009


El blog de Tania Quintero: septiembre 2009.

This is a good blog, but I could not figure out how to press the article I wanted. So here is the whole thing. If you scroll down you will see that The Met Opera hired Janet Collins (ballerina) for the role of Aida in 1951. I guess she qualifies as the first black prima ballerina.