Janet Rollé, is the new CEO and executive director of the American Ballet Theatre. Making her the person of color has led the company. The former general manager of Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment. Rollé will take over her new role starting January 3, 2022.
In her role with Beyoncé’s company, Rollé was credited as an associate producer for the singer’s iconic performance as the first Black woman to headline the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. She also executive produced “Black Is King,” an award-winning visual album accompaniment to 2019’s live action remake of “The Lion King.”
Rollé credited her mother, an immigrant from Jamaica, for forming the foundation of her career, by taking her to her first dance class at the age of 8. “Through dance, I learned how to be a professional, the value of discipline and technique, and my love for the creative process. These lessons have always been at the core of my professional life and work,” Rollé said in a statement. Click Here To Read More.