Janet Rollé Makes History As FIRST Black Woman CEO at Lead Ballet Company


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It's 2021 and we're still seeing a lot of these firsts, which can be bittersweet. On the hand it's sad that we're still marking these type of firsts, but on the other it's joyous that we're making these firsts. So let's bask in the joy in this moment as Janet Rollé becomes the First Black Woman to be the CEO of the American Ballet Theater! She'll be kicking off the top of '22 in her new role as CEO and executive director, making her the first person of color in this role! She is excited to take on this role coming from her former role as the general manager of Beyoncé's Parkwood Entertainment.


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