DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM
After experiencing a major rebirth, Dance Theatre of Harlem returns to Detroit for the second consecutive season. Founded in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook, the company has grown into a multi-cultural dance institution with an extraordinary legacy of providing opportunities for creative expression and artistic excellence that continues to set standards in the performing arts. Dance Theatre of Harlem has achieved unprecedented success bringing innovative and bold new forms of artistic expression to audiences in New York City, across the country and around the world.
PAS DE DIX
23 minutes, a tribute to Frederic Franklin after Petipa, staged by Virginia Johnson with music by Glazunov.
22 minutes, choreographed by Thaddeus Davis and Tanya Wideman and music by Tommy DeFranz. The theme of this new ballet is the Harlem Renaissance.
DANCING ON THE FRONT PORCH OF HEAVEN
20 minutes, choreographed by Ulysses Dove with music by Arvo Part.
18 minutes, choreography by Robert Garland, music by JS Bach.
Our popular Dance Talks feature conversations with the dancers and directors. They are a wonderful opportunity to gain insight into the evening's performance and maybe meet a few new friends. Dance Talks begin one hour before curtain and are free to ticketed guests.
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