Susan Jaffe - Pittsburgh Ballet Theater

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May 6, 2020

The new Artistic Director of Pittsburgh Ballet Theater taking over for Terrence Orr next season Susan Jaffe is a superstar of the dance world. She danced and served as ballet mistress of the American Ballet Theater in New York. Most recently she has been Dean of the School of Dance at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston Salem where she worked with John Mauceri.  She is looking at a place in O’Hara Township to settle in to life in Pittsburgh, thinking about a new Nutcracker, mulling over plans for upcoming seasons, working in the online world until the pandemic has calmed down, loves classical music, is thinking about a pet to add to her home life, and explains why she wanted to be a dancer in this conversation with Jim Cunningham.  

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Series: Voice of the Arts