Dance History Quiz | Carmen de Lavallade’s Cousin

Fun facts for teachers & students

At age 86, Carmen de Lavallade received a 2017 Kennedy Center Honor for her decades of work as a dancer and teacher. One of her cousins, a professional dancer, inspired her to pursue a career in the performing arts. Who was it?

a. Katherine Dunham
b. Raven Wilkinson
c. Janet Collins
d. Alvin Ailey