How Cleo Parker Robinson conquered her fear of skiing and other confessions

Cleo Parker Robinson is a Denver institution. Her dance company is now in its fifth decade, and tonight will perform the long-forgotten Southland, which Katherine Dunham had danced more than sixty years ago.

This production should be a real revelation, but when we spoke with Cleo about the dance, we also asked her to reveal a few other things that her longtime fans might not know:

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