Ariana DeBose attended schools in Raleigh and Wake Forest before becoming an award-winning actress, singer and dancer.
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Every year, WakeEd Partnership and the Wake County School System honors individuals who have made a significant impact on the community. Inductees into the WCPSS Hall of Fame are described as “outstanding educators, alumni and community leaders who through their lives have either deeply impacted WCPSS or, as an alumnus, dramatically added to the quality of life in our city, state or nation.”
As the freedoms of queer and transgender people are threatened around the world, eight inspired—and inspiring—creatives from the community band together to spread the love.
Ariana DeBose has shared that she first realised she liked girls when she was 11 years old.The West Side Story star, who appears on the August cover of British Vogue alongside 12 other LGBT+ stars, said she opened up about her feelings to her mother on the way home from a dance class.DeBose, 31, told the magazine: “When I was 11, I was riding in the car with my mother home from a dance workshop.“And I said, ‘Mom, you know, people are just really beautiful. Look at all those beautiful dancers, I think I could like a girl, I think...
Ariana DeBose has opened up about her coming out experience and her LGBT+ identity.When asked about her experience of telling others about her sexuality, the Oscar-winning actor has revealed that she “didn’t realise” she was coming out.“My coming out story… I didn’t realise I was coming out,” she told British Vogue. “I was just living my life. I was in New York City, I was dating a woman. And I realised my grandparents didn’t know that I like all different types of humans.”The West Side Story actor admitted that at this point in her life, she “hadn’t really chosen a...
Anne Hathaway, Florence Pugh, Ariana DeBose and More Took Valentino's 'PP Pink' Dresses and Precarious Platforms for a Spin in Rome
It's rare that we aren't thoroughly wowed by a Valentino runway, but the Fashionista Slack was in a tizzy over the house's Fall 2022 haute couture show before the first look even hit the runway. Such is the impact of a powerful, well-dressed front row. We're talking Anne Hathaway, Florence...
Click here to read the full article. Ariana DeBose appeared on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” Thursday night to promote the fourth season of HBO’s “Westworld.” But it was her remarks on the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade that stood out the most to viewers. The Oscar-winning actress took a moment during her segment on the late-night show to express her disappointment at the Supreme Court overturning the almost 50-year-old ruling, which eliminated the constitutional right to an abortion. She spoke about ways to take action against the ruling and what the ruling’s implications have on the LGBTQ community.More...
While it feels like movie fans everywhere are still recovering from last awards season, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is quickly preparing for 2023 with newly announced invites for some of Hollywood’s hottest stars. The list of 397 artists is made up of 44% women, 37% belonging to underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 50% are from 53 countries and territories outside the United States. If all the candidates accept then it would bring The Academy to 34% women, 19% non-white, and 23% non-American.
Jamie Dornan, Anya Taylor-Joy, Troy Kotsur, Jesse Plemons and Jessie Buckley have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Academy invites Caitríona Balfe, Ariana DeBose, Billie Eilish, many more to join Oscars voting membership
A new royal court of famous faces could soon join the Oscars voting ranks. The Academy announced Tuesday the list of 397 Hollywood and international film community professionals invited to join AMPAS' 2022 class, including Outlander and Belfast star Caitríona Balfe, reigning Best Supporting Actress winner Ariana DeBose (West Side Story), and superstar musician Billie Eilish, who won Best Original Song for her James Bond theme "No Time to Die" earlier this year.
I love Ariana DeBose. I adored her Oscar-winning turn as Anita in West Side Story and obsessed over her tap dancing routing in Schmigadoon! Ariana DeBose is categorically awesome. Her new Westworld character is not, though. DeBose plays Evan Rachel Wood’s party-loving roommate Maya. At first, Maya seems like the platonic ideal of a “cool roommate” for Wood’s Christina. She asks for advice on shoes and sets up dates for Christina. However, but the end of the Westworld Season 4 premiere, Maya had left a really bad taste in my mouth.
The Academy has invited 397 people to become Oscar-voting members, including Billie Eilish, Jamie Dornan, Ariana DeBose and 'CODA' star Troy Kotsur.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Tuesday that it is inviting 397 artists and executives to join the Oscar organizer’s membership ranks. The prospective 2022 class includes 71 Oscar nominees and 15 winners, with 44% of the invitees women, and 37% of the group belongs to underrepresented communities.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 397 film artists from 54 different countries. Among those who've been invited, 15 are Oscar winners including Ariana DeBose (West Side Story), Troy Kotsur (CODA) and original song winners Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas O'Connell (No Time To Die).
Oscar-winner Ariana DeBose, Golden Globe and SAG-winner Anya Taylor-Joy and longtime character actor Marco Rodriguez are some of the Latino actors among the 397 artists and executives the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today invited to join its ranks. There are 71 Oscar® nominees in the list, including 15 winners.