Project Plie: Project Plié is an initiative founded by American Ballet Theatre in 2013 to increase diversity in the art form of classical ballet. Karen Mills Jennings is an ABT Certified Teacher in Pre-Primary through Level 3 and is a Project Plié Partner Teacher. As a Project Plié Partner Teacher, Jennings is bringing the initiative to Flint, Michigan and the Flint School of Performing Arts. Jennings will be teaching in the ABT Project Plié Master Class Series at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Flint. Additionally, FSPA will offer an extended residency at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Flint with weekly classes, dancewear and ballet shoes for their members.