Contributor Arthur Mitchell
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Gender Male
Nationality American
Functions Choreographer, Dancer
Notes Arthur Mitchell born March 27, 1934 is an African-American dancer and choreographer who created a training school and the first African-American classical ballet company, Dance Theatre of Harlem. Among other awards, he has been recognized as a MacArthur Fellow, inducted into the National Museum of Dance's Hall of Fame, and has received the United States National Medal of Arts and a Fletcher Foundation fellowship.


Artistic Director

Geoffrey Holder - Composer, Choreographer

Cassandra P Barry - Dancer

Stephanie Baxter - Dancer

Karen Brown - Dancer

Elena C R Carter - Dancer

Christina Lee Cottman - Dancer

Julie P Felix - Dancer

Lorraine E Graves - Dancer

Yvonne Hall - Dancer

Virginia Johnson - Dancer

Corinne G King - Dancer

Gary McFarland - Composer

Denise Pamela Nix - Dancer

Marlos Nobre - Composer

Robert North - Choreographer

Melanie Michelle Person - Dancer

Marius Petipa - Choreographer

D'artagnon A Petty - Dancer

Keith A Saunders - Dancer

Eddie J Shellman - Dancer

Karlya Y Shelton - Dancer

Lowell D Smith - Dancer

Noel Smith - Conductor

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky - Composer

Mel A Tomlinson - Dancer

Judy E Tyrus - Dancer

Donald M Williams - Dancer

Billy Wilson - Choreographer

Joseph O Wyatt - Dancer

Joseph Fields - Musical Director

Igor Stravinsky - Composer

George Balanchine - Choreographer

Alberto Ginastera - Composer

Vincent Mantsoe - Choreographer

Sue Nattrass - Artistic Director

John Taras - Choreographer

Glen Tetley - Choreographer

Van Heerdan - Composer

Dance Theatre of Harlem

The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust

Melbourne Festival

State Orchestra of Victoria

ABC Radio National

Holder and Leon


Soweto String Quartet


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