Moira Shearer (1926-2006), Rebecca Wright (1947-2006)
by DEBORAH JOWITT for the Village Voice
At the time of her death from cancer, Wright had taken over the directorship of the Washington School of Ballet from its legendary founder, Mary Day, and was doing a superb job. It was only one of many teaching and administrative positions she held, including ones at California State University at Long Beach, Adelphi University, and in ABT's summer programs.
published: February 13, 2006