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Faces to Watch 2014: Dance | Josie Walsh, Melissa Barak and more
Faces to Watch 2014: Dance | Josie Walsh, Melissa Barak and more

The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked: Josie Walsh and Melissa Barak | Artistic director-choreographer; artistic director-choreography-dancer There's an undeniable synchronicity to the career arcs of Los Angeles natives Josie Walsh and Melissa Barak. They are alumnae of Westside Ballet; both became ballerinas with prominent national companies — Walsh with Joffrey Ballet and Barak with New York City Ballet. Then in 2010, Walsh got a commission from Los Angeles Ballet and cast Barak (then a soloist with LAB) in a leading part. Now, these outspoken women are...

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