Dance Theatre of Harlem Hosts 2015 Vision Gala

dth 2015 2_zpspo6xqfubDance Theatre of Harlem’s most prominent fundraising event of the year honored three individuals for their commitment to the arts, and featured performances by the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company and students from the Dance Theatre of Harlem School. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Unsung Hollywood Challenges Diversity Issues

Unsung Hollywood A Differnt World Behind the Scenes Cast Photo_Courtesy TV One (1)By Souleo

Receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame takes longevity, success, the right connections, and for some, your own episode on TV One’s popular docu-series, Unsung Hollywood. Continue Reading →

Geoffrey Holder, DTH Choreographer, Dies at 84

geoffrey holderBorn in Port of Spain, Holder was of African descent. He was known for his height (6’6″), “hearty laugh” and heavily accented bass voice. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Shirley Harriet Mitchell-Mills Passes

harlem world magazine logo 3The Dance Theater of Harlem community is mourning the death of the much beloved Shirley Harriet Mitchell-Mills, the sister of Arthur Mitchell, founder and artistic director emeritus of Dance Theater of Harlem—a leading dance institution of global acclaim.  Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Photo Of The Day From The Harlem Shakespeare Festival

seitu shakespeare festvial 1  By Seitu Oronde

Great profile image of a performer during a performance from the Harlem Shakespeare Festival 2014 taken in Harlem, NY 2014. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ashley Murphy And Misty Copeland Cover Pointe Magazine

pointe-ballerinaWhen was the last time you saw two top ballerinas who are from Harlem on a magazine cover? I can save you some time. You’ve never seen that — unless you’ve already spotted Pointe magazine’s June/July 2014 cover. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Prima Ballerina, Misty Copeland Signs

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By Tod Roulette

My  ten-year-old goddaughter Lucy is all legs and arms. She sat on my lap at the Upper East Side Barnes and Noble on 86th Street this week waiting to see thirty-one-year old African-American prima ballerina Misty Copeland of the American Ballet Theater. Continue Reading →

Harlem Celebrates Women’s History Month 2014

Linda_Walton_Executive_Director_HAABy Lil Nickelson

On the evening of Monday, March 3rd, 2014 the Harlem Arts Alliance (“HAA”), the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce (“GHCC”) and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture hosted “Twelve Women of Distinction” Twelve Women of Distinction program to kick off Women’s History Month.  Continue Reading →

Dance Theatre of Harlem 2014 Vision Gala

DTHGala2014DTHCompanyValentinoCarlotti2_zpsdba197e4Live the Moment” was the theme of Dance Theatre of Harlem’s (DTH) 2014 Vision Gala held Tuesday, February 25 at Cipriani in New York City. Continue Reading →