Wonderful and interesting initiative. I wish them success!

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The New York Times’ Art Beat column announced that the Joyce Theater Foundation and the Brooklyn Academy of Music have established a new, two-year project to promote an arts partnership between the United States and Cuba. The project is designed to offer Cubans arts administration training, internships, and help creating a new dance work to be performed at the Joyce Theater. The project is funded by the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, which supports the arts and exchanges between arts organizations in the U.S. and abroad.

Other partners in the initiative are the choreographer Ronald K. Brown and the nonprofit Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, which promotes contemporary Cuban artists and culture. Mr. Brown will travel to Cuba to select a Cuban dance company to create a new work, to be performed at the Joyce in May 2014. The Cuban dance company will also participate in a production residency at the Joyce…

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