Dance Theatre of Harlem

Created by: Christine and Deja

How it all began...

Who? Arthur Mitchell started the company

When? 1969 is the year this company began

Where? Harlem, New York city is the location

Philosophy? The philosophy behind the company/choreography: African American had no place in the world of ballet. First major ballet company to prioritize black dancers

How many? They're are 17 dancers currently in this company

Style? The style of this company is ballet

Company staff? They're are two members, ballet master (Keith sanders) and resident choreographer (Robert garland)

2012-2013 repertoire

Here's a list of all the dance's this company preformed in 2012-2013 :)!


Swan lake (act 3 pas de deux)

Contested space


Far but close

Glinka pas de trois

When love

In the mirror of her mind

The lark ascending


Wanna learn more!?!?

This is were we got all our information for this fun and knowledge fulfilling project

Black Swan Excerpts