Retooling “Nutcracker,” a Ballet Tragedy, and Body-Positive Dance

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Links referenced in/relevant to episode 80:

-New York Times interview with Joan Myers Brown: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/02/arts/dance/Joan-Myers-Brown-Retiring-Philadanco.html
-Variety’s coverage of the Trans March on Broadway: https://variety.com/2021/theater/news/transgender-march-on-broadway-cameron-mackintosh-1235057686/
-Boston Ballet’s new roster, including Michaela DePrince: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/09/07/arts/boston-ballet-announces-its-roster-2021-22/
-Complete “Dancing with the Stars” cast list: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/culture/story/dancing-stars-2021-meet-season-30-celebrity-cast-79752719
-Crystal Waters’ “100% Pure Love” video, choreographed by and featuring Michael K. Williams: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQX2q6WCrbE
-New York Times piece on reworking “Nutcracker” to protect children: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/02/arts/dance/nutcracker-rules-children-covid.html
-Vanity Fair feature on Doug and Ashley Benefield and American National Ballet: https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2021/09/when-doug-and-ashley-benefield-started-a-ballet-company-it-wasnt-supposed-to-end-in-death
-October 2017 Pointe story on the company’s unraveling: https://pointemagazine.com/american-national-ballet/
-April 2018 Pointe story on ballet company red flags: https://pointemagazine.com/red-flags-ballet-companies/
-November 2020 Post & Courier story on Doug’s murder and Ashley’s arrest: https://www.postandcourier.com/news/local_state_news/ballet-dancer-who-founded-charleston-company-arrested-in-shooting-death-of-husband/article_d27d5002-22ad-11eb-a94e-1fb42b55ce36.html
-Dance Magazine profile of Colleen Werner: https://www.dancemagazine.com/plus-size-ballet-dancer-2654850189.html
-Werner’s Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/colleenmwerner/