White Family Honored for Arts Support by FirstWorks
On February 3rd, local non-profit FirstWorks presented a world premiere performance at The Vets by the Paul Taylor Dance Company, the namesake dance company of founder Paul Taylor, ahead of their New York City run at Lincoln Center. At the post-show premiere party, FirstWorks’ Executive Artistic Director Kathleen Pletcher awarded the White Family with the FirstWorks Curator’s Circle award in honor of the family’s longstanding support of the Arts in Rhode Island. Rick Stone, Chairman of the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation, also received an award in recognition of bringing this new work to Providence.
FirstWorks is a non-profit that enhances the cultural, educational, and economic vitality of our community through world-class performing arts and education programs. FirstWorks’ performances provide extensive community interaction and provide pathways to opportunities for 4,000+ low-income students in Providence and Rhode Island. To learn more about the organization, visit first-works.org