©2015, Eva Yaa Asantewaa
|Bénédicte de Montlaur,|
Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy,
|Carla Peterson, |
Director of the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography,
accepts her insignia from Bénédicte de Montlaur
in recognition of her international work on behalf of dance artists.
|Carla Peterson spoke of her working class upbringing|
and how her parents would have been amazed
to see her receive this honor.
|Charles Ruas--interviewer, |
literary and art critic, and translator--
also became a Chevalier
for his prolific and multifaceted work.
|Choreographer Tere O'Connor was one |
of a many notable dance community members
on hand to celebrate this tribute to Peterson.