While little is known about the dancer “Tanya,” she made quite an impression on Providence in 1952. A May 3, 1952 Baltimore Afro-American article reported that Tanya was a member of Katharine Dunham’s dance school in New York City, and taught Afro-Cuban dancing there.
–written by Lydia Kelow-Bennett
"Tanya" featured in the Baltimore Afro-American
Source: Baltimore African AmericanNewspaper
Image Source (Top): Baltimore Afro-American - Baltimore Afro-American, "On Tour of the Orient" - 1952