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  • Dance Theater of Harlem – Fragments

    Dance Theater of Harlem – Fragments

    Having been sidelined by lack of funding a few years ago, Dance Theater of Harlem is now back and looking toward its up-coming 2013-14 season. This earlier example of Dance Theater of Harlem is why we’re thrilled to see this ensemble back on the dance scene.

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  • Dance Theatre of Harlem – A Home in the Sky (Sesame Street)

    Dance Theatre of Harlem – A Home in the Sky (Sesame Street)

    A Home in the Sky, performed by America’s first African-American ballet company, Dance Theatre of Harlem, on Sesame Street in 1993. It is introduced by Arthur Mitchell, the first African-American principal dancer for the New York City Ballet, who founded DTH in 1969. Due to budgetary constraints, the company ceased performing in 2004. However, in 2010 Mitchell passed the artistic directorship to Virginia Johnson, former principal dancer with DTH. This is also the year when Harlem Dance Works 2.0 was […]

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  • Alicia Graf Mack – Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Return

    Alicia Graf Mack – Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Return

    Before joining the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 2005, Mack was a member of the Dance Theatre of Harlem. The duet dances in silhouette without music, a perfect way to showcase the exquisite lines and beautiful technique of 5’ 10” Mack. Much loved by her fans, this striking dancer is sure to take your breath away. I hope you enjoy the beauty and artistry of Mack. Please like then share with others.

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  • Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble

    Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble

    Dance Theater of Harlem, founded and co-directed by Arthur Mitchell, gets its inspiration, courage, and heritage from the people of Harlam. Choreographed to the rhythmic sound of African instrumentation, this clip opens with two female and one male dancer whose partnering and movements dissolve from one striking, geometric shape to another. The floor work is some of the loveliest and most unique I’ve seen. Be sure to notice the beautifully executed sequences at 2: 10 and at 2:35. Dance Theatre […]

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