Dance Theatre Of Harlem’s Virginia Johnson Among Dance Award Recipients

danceed-185Jody and John Arnhold have donated $4.365 million to Teachers College, Columbia University to establish a new doctoral program in Dance Education that will prepare those who educate dance teachers, policy makers, and leaders in the field. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Lincoln Center Family Day With Families Friends (Photos)

lincoln1Photographs By Seitu Oronde

On, Sunday July 24, 2016, Lincoln Center Out of Doors had its Family Day that was warm and full of friends and family fun in New York, New York.

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Dance Theatre of Harlem And Others Free At Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Paul KoknikLincoln Center Out of Doors, one of the country’s longest-running outdoor summer festivals, will open its 46th season of free performances on Wednesday, July 20 at 7:30 pm with multi-faceted artist Patti Smith in an evening of words and music, joined by longtime musical collaborators Lenny Kaye and Tony Shanahan, and the Dance Theatre of Harlem later in the month. Continue Reading →

Arthur Mitchell Honored By Columbia University In Harlem

Zelda_Arthur_Mitchell1_gallery-image_6352Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today. Continue Reading →

Ron And Nancy Reagan, Cicely Tyson And Arthur Mitchell At The Kennedy Center 1981

2/10/81 President Reagan and Nancy Reagan posing with Cicely Tyson at a performance by Harlem Dance Theatre at Kennedy CenterOn  February 10th, 1981, president Reagan and Nancy Reagan met Harlem born actress Cicely Tyson and Arthur Mitchell founder and director of the Dance Theatre of Harlem at the Kennedy Center, Washington, DC. Continue Reading →

Arthur Mitchell And Friends Film At Columbia U, Harlem

16MITCHELL1-master675Join the conversation and film screening on the leader, legend and trailblazer Harlem-born Arthur Mitchell, the first African-American star of New York City Ballet. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Dance exhibition celebrates ‘firsts’ while looking to the future

Green Lady from Dougla. 1974. Green dress, headdress, and white skirt. Courtesy of Dance Theatre of HarlemThe founding of the Dance Theatre of Harlem in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook occurred in the aftermath of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1968 assassination. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Dance Theatre of Harlem II Debut

HARLEM-popupBy Walter Rutledge

Dance Theatre of Harlem II, also known as the Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble, will begin their New York début season at the Joyce Theater on February 7, 2012.  Continue Reading →