February 13, 2014 1:41 PM

Local arts leaders are elated Jane Chu could lead the National Endowment for the Arts

“This is huge,” said Jeff Bentley, executive director of the Kansas City Ballet. Chu, president and CEO of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, is among the key leaders who have elevated Kansas City’s national profile as a city known for the quality and quantity of the arts.

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