San Francisco-based choreographer Alonzo King to obtain honorary doctorate

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Choreographer Alonzo King will obtain an honorary doctorate from Juilliard through the faculty’s 114th graduation ceremony on Friday, Could 24, 2019.

King based the Alonzo King Traces Ballet in San Francisco in 1982.

He has labored with ballets in Sweden, Germany, France, Hong Kong in addition to the San Francisco Ballet. Not solely that, however King has additionally labored in opera, tv and flicks.

King calls his work “thought buildings” and has been referred to as a visionary choreographer who helped change the best way individuals have a look at ballet.

This is not the primary honorary doctorate for King. He additionally has a Inexperienced Honors Chair Professorship from Texas Christian College and an honorary doctorate from Dominican College and California Institute for the Arts.

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