S.C. native takes major dance awards and comes home to perform
Over the summer, Elgin, S.C., native Brooklyn Mack won the gold medal at the Boston International Ballet Competition, the Istanbul Ballet Competition and the International Ballet Competition in Varna, Bulgaria. Mack, a dancer with the Washington (DC) Ballet, is coming home to dance a lead role in Columbia Classical Ballet’s production of La Bayadere Oct. 12. Mack began his ballet studies with Columbia Classical Ballet’s Artistic Director Radenko Pavlovich. This is the first time Mack will perform a principal role in a full-length ballet with the company. The performance takes place at the Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia.