In a New Virtual Series, the Dallas Opera Tackles Race and Inequality
As one of many institutions currently disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Dallas Opera halted all stage productions, furloughed workers, and postponed its 2020 season until March 2021. In late April, under the leadership of David Lomeli, director of artistic administration, the opera’s programming pivoted the TDO Network, the company’s new in-house virtual platform for creatives working in the industry to teach and engage. One of those virtual projects, Taking the Stage With Kristian and Quo, is led by Kristian Roberts, director of education, and Quodesia Johnson, education and company culture manager at the Dallas Opera; on the online show, they host conversations about the intersections of race, performance, and equity. Each week since April, the duo has invited coworkers, friends, and Dallas-based activists and…View Original Post
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