The Black Iris Project Opens Its Debut Season

Black Iris Project

For the past few months, a new ballet collaborative called the Black Iris Project has steadily gained momentum. Founded by choreographer Jeremy McQueen, the project brings together dancers of color from different companies to perform original works about the black experience. Tonight, Black Iris Project opens its debut season at New York Live Arts withMore »

The Workout: Kimberly Braylock

Growing up, native New Yorker turned San Francisco Ballet corps member Kimberly Braylock learned to swiftly navigate the city streets and studied flamenco at Ballet Hispanico. Now, she infuses her cardio workouts on the treadmill with her city smarts and a dash of flavor.   Like New Yorkers do: Since she’s from Manhattan, Braylock isMore »

The Truth About Trainee Programs

When Kimberly Braylock saw San Francisco Ballet perform three years ago, she decided it was the company for her. She auditioned for the SFB summer intensive, then joined the school at age 17, with her eyes set on a place in the corps. Although she didn’t get the company position she’d been hoping for atMore »