Walter’s World: Dance Theatre of Harlem II opens at the Joyce

By Walter Rutledge

The Dance Theatre of Harlem II will begin their New York debut season at the Joyce Theatre tonight. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Dance 2.0 Finale

By Walter Rutledge

The Dance 2.0 Series Studio Showings culminated on November 4, 2010 with a performance of two of three commissioned new works and an excerpt from the Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble. 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 →