Lenai Wilkerson (BFA ’19) was told at age 12 that she would not become a professional dancer. She was serious about ballet and had already decided it was her future career, but her dance teacher suggested basketball or track instead. Her passion, the teacher said, would not be enough.
Jiří Kylián awarded membership at Académie des Beaux-Arts
This month, choreographer Jiří Kylián was elected into the Académie des Beaux-Arts, one of the five academies of the Institut de France. Kylián will join Section VI: membres libres, or free members. Opera manager Hugues R. Gall, also a member of Section VI, will announce and invite Kylián formally to the Académie.
Day of SCupport 2019
May 4 is USC’s annual day of giving, commonly known to the Trojan Family as Day of SCupport. It’s a campus-wide fundraising initiative where alumni, parents, and friends join together to give back and share what they Fight On for (or as we like to say, Dance On)!