location

New York City Center, 131 West 55th St, New York, NY 10019

Dance Theatre of Harlem Poster

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Buy Ticketsbuy tickets

Prices from: $110

April 3 - 13, 2019

For 50 years, Dance Theatre of Harlem has been spreading a message of empowerment through the arts. In recent years, the historic company has used its superlative, multiethnic group of artists to present a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century.

Experienceharlem.com

Why See Dance Theatre of Harlem?

BalletDance & Ballet

The First Permanent Black Ballet Company, 50 Years Later

In celebration of 50 years of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, the theatre is putting on months of fantastic events and mesmerizing performances. The theatre's co-founders Karel Shook and Arthur Mitchell are now legends whose dream of an ethnically diverse ballet company has come to fruition.

Consisting of various shows, this 50th anniversary celebration comprises of innovative new pieces and recreations of past performances including Geoffrey Holder's 1974 'Dougla' which depicts the marriage ceremony of an African and Indian mixed couple. Audiences will also have the opportunity to meet some of the ballerinas.

The anniversary comes just after the recent death of Arthur Mitchell and aims to celebrate his life and legacy through events happening from November through to April next year.

show content hide content

Additional Information

Dates

Opening night: 3 April 2019

And before you stop reading

https://www.flickr.com/photos/usembassyta/18637046452 Used under Creative Commons License

About New York City Theater: We are an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets and prices may be above or below face value.

Next available performances

Wed, Apr 10

-

$110

Thu, Apr 11

-

-

Fri, Apr 12

-

$110

Sat, Apr 13

$110

View all times and dates

Nearby

Venue home

Venue home

location

Location

restaurantsDiningRestaurants
parking

Parking

hotels

Hotels

Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Dance Theatre of Harlem at New York City Center Mainstage.

Keep up to date

I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.

You might also like

Open Run

My Fair Lady

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

Expertly acted, pleasingly sung, and often visually splendid, it makes a good faith attempt to honor the show's history and intentions while also acknowledging the charged sexual politics of the moment

Until Dec 23, 2018

Mother of the Maid

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

Close's performance... is a triumphant blend of sharp sense and passionate sensibility, of an old pro's expertise and a newcomer's enthusiasm

Open Run

To Kill a Mockingbird

Aaron Sorkin brings Harper Lee's masterpiece to the Broadway stage starring Jeff Daniels and Celia Keenan-Bolger!

Please note: The term New York City Center Mainstage and/or Dance Theatre of Harlem as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the New York City Center Mainstage and/or Dance Theatre of Harlem and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the New York City Center Mainstage and/or Dance Theatre of Harlem and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.