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“I’ve felt the uneasy tension that non-diverse environments can provide,” says Kayla Taylor, a young black, white and Hispanic ballerina. Kayla, raised in the ultra-diverse Baha'i community, becomes aware of something the ballet world doesn’t like to shine a light on: that there isn’t much diversity there. “We must understand that we are one human family,” she says, “so look around the room. If there is an uneven ration in any category, ask yourself why. Then ask yourself how you can change it.” Listen to the podcast on SoundCloud.
Kayla Taylor is a competitive ballerina who began her dance career at the age of 9. She’s performed with the Joffrey Ballet, American Ballet Theater, and Boston Ballet and will be competing, for the second year in a row, at the Youth American Grand Prix...