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Ellen O’Connell Whittet: Writing for the Future of Ballet

Ellen O’Connell Whittet: Writing for the Future of Ballet

UCSB Writing Program lecturer Ellen O’Connell Whittet examines the art and tradition of ballet, with the critical eye of a writer and the perspective of a former ballerina. In this interview, she discusses her experience as a dancer and her memoir, which explores the intersection of feminism and ballet.