Walter’s World: Dance Theatre of Harlem- Inaugural Vision Gala

By Walter Rutledge

On April 25, 2011, Dance Theatre of Harlem held its Inaugural Vision Gala at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse in Lincoln Center. The event had a duel purpose, to raise money for the scholarships for students and Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Harlem Dance Works 2.0 Part Two (update)

By Walter Rutledge

An overflow crowd attended the second studio showing of Dance Theatre of Harlem 2.0 on Thursday October 21. This week an excerpt from a work in progress by Robert Garland was presented. Mr. Garland’s duet was set to four of the Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach.

Misty Copeland (Soloist American Ballet Theatre) and Matthew Prescott performed the yet untitled duet. Garland was asked by Dance Theatre of Harlem Artistic Director Virginia Johnson to create a work classical in design. Continue Reading →