Dance Theatre Of Harlem Founder Arthur Mitchell Pioneering Dancer Passes (Video)

Dance God, Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died. Continue Reading →

CCCA Presents “MADIBA: A Dance Workshop,” In Harlem

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The City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) continues its 2016 – 2017 season with Jeremy McQueen and the Black Iris Project’s “MADIBA: A Dance Workshop,” a celebration of the inspiring life of Nelson Mandela. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Greene Space Presents “The Breakthrough” With Misty Copeland

American Ballet Theatre Soloist Misty CopelandThis season, dance prodigy Misty Copeland broke not one, but two major cultural barriers: she became American Ballet Theatre’s first African-American female principal dancer less than a week after being the first black ballerina to star in ABT’s Swan Lake at the Metropolitan Opera House.
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