Dance Theatre of Harlem - Michigan Opera Theatre

Celebrating its golden anniversary, Dance Theatre of Harlem returns to the Detroit Opera House with a program showcasing 50 years of their commitment to access, opportunity and excellence. Using the language of ballet they celebrate African-American culture and bring new life to the art form. Audiences have come to love their thrilling performances that empower and inspire.

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Dance Theatre of Harlem
Founded 1968 by Arthur Mitchell

Program

Orange by Stanton Welch

Short film-tribute to Arthur Mitchell

The Greatest by Arthur Mitchell

~Intermission~

Passage by Claudia Schreier

~Intermission~

Return by Robert Garland

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2019-20 Dance Season
Made possible by Richard & Joanne Brodie

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Fast Facts

Dance Theatre of Harlem
Founded 1968 by Arthur Mitchell

Sponsors

2019-20 Dance Season
Made possible by Richard & Joanne Brodie