Black Ballerina provides a spotlight for Kara Roseborough


The dancing star of this world premiere keeps the story of Black women in dance on pointe.

The story of Black women in classical dance is obscure enough that any show spotlighting the pioneers is welcome as a history lesson alone. But in Fleetwood-Jourdain’s Black Ballerina (cowritten by artistic director Tim Rhoze and Stephen Fedo), dancer Kara Roseborough’s stellar performance in two different roles, along with her breathtaking technique, makes us feel that history in the solar plexus.…

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