Live Chat with Sasha Anawalt

On Wednesday, January 30 at 6:00 p.m. tune in for our first ever live chat on Twitter! We will be chatting with Sasha Anawalt, author of the best-selling cultural biography, Ground Beneath His Feet: Joffrey’s “Rite” in Los Angeles, and director of USC Annenberg Arts Journalism Programs, including the Masters program in Specialized Journalism (The Arts). Sasha will be answering all your questions about The Joffrey Ballet and the reconstruction of Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring).

Join the conversation by following The Music Center (@musiccenterla) and Sasha (@SashaAnawalt) on Twitter and by using the hashtag #joffreychat.




Sasha Anawalt is an associate professor and founding director of USC Annenberg Arts Journalism Programs, including the Master’s degree in Arts Journalism program, a partnership with the five arts schools. She also directs the USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program.  She wrote the bestselling cultural biography, “The Joffrey Ballet: Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company.” A documentary film about the Joffrey Ballet that is based on her book aired on PBS in January 2013. Anawalt was chief dance critic for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner for six years, for two years at the LA Weekly and for nearly a decade at KCRW, National Public Radio.