"Ballet Hispanico and the Ford Foundation: 30 Years of Partnership"

When Ballet Hispanico asked Darren Walker, then newly established as the president of the Ford Foundation, to record a video message for their annual gala, Darren had one request for me: don't make it boring. I was inspired by a scene in the best holiday movie of all time, Pee-Wee's Christmas Special, in which Pee-Wee employs a body double to show up Little Richard at the skating rink. The video became something of a calling card for Darren during the first year of his presidency.