Diversifying the Narrative: stories from dancers of the line formerly known as the Ebony line and beyond part 2, featuring Jakki Ford
This is part two of a seven part series in which I feature guests that are all People of Color that performed in Hallelujah Hollywood, Jubilee, and/or Hello, Hollywood, Hello between 1973-2016. Jakki Ford picks up from last week and shares her thoughts on joy and diversity.
We chat about her introduction to the “Ebony line” in Hallelujah Hollywood, and her feelings about the segregation and integration in later years. Also discussed are hit Broadway shows that are leaning into more diversity and the impact the arts and performers have in this world. Enjoy!
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ep 035 Diversifying the Narrative: stories from dancers of the line formerly known as the Ebony line and beyond part 7
I had the honor of speaking to dancers from the line formerly known as the Ebony line for this special episode. Make sure to listen to each of their individual episodes in addition to this culmination of this special series. Featuring Pete Menefee, Jakki Ford, Anthony Brown, Gayve Littles, Victor Littles, Frieda Bronfin, Eileen Ryans Scott and Andrew Branche.