Dance Theatre of Harlem

Happy Birthday Arthur Mitchell

Mr. Mitchell was born on March 27th, 1934.

Thank you to everyone who celebrated his legacy with us on his birthday this year!

In celebration of Mr. Mitchell’s birthday, you can watch celebratory videos below including This Little Light, Company Artist Sanford Placide’s contemporary revisioning of a classic folksong as a salute to Mitchell’s ballet, John Henry, featuring Company Artist Anthony Santos:




Photo Credit:

Arthur Mitchell | Photo by Martha Swope