Arthur Mitchell championed Black dancers as they were being excluded from opportunities at publicly funded arts institutions. His Dance Theatre of Harlem continues to educate and empower youth today. He is not only an example of Black Excellence but also Black solidarity.
"An excellent film" - The New York Times
Watch the Arthur Mitchell Tribute that premiered at Dance Theatre of Harlem's 2019 New York Season at New York City Center. This film celebrates the life of legendary dancer, trailblazer and DTH Co-Founder Arthur Mitchell and 50 years of Dance Theatre of Harlem. #DTH50
Directed by Daniel Schloss | Cinematography by Matt Heymann
Music by Tim Rosser | Choreography by Robert Garland