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

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Dance Theatre of Harlem
Founded 1968 by Arthur Mitchell