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Dancer Damien Patterson reflects on retirement and being a Black man in ballet

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Amanda Tipton
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Dancer Damien Patterson is retiring after 14 seasons with Denver-based contemporary ballet company Wonderbound. His departure comes after one last production at its newly-minted Park Hill performance facility. He joined us to reflect on his creative journey, including the unique experience of being a Black man in ballet.