Dance Theatre of Harlem

Who We Are

Dance Theatre of Harlem is a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim whose mission is to:

• Present a ballet Company of African American and other racially diverse artists who perform the most demanding repertory at the highest level of quality;
• Maintain a world-class school that trains young people in classical ballet and the allied arts and;
• Provide arts education, community outreach programs, and positive role models for all

Board of Directors

Ackneil M. Muldrow, III | Chairman

Leslie Wims Morris | Vice Chairman

Martino R. Moore | Secretary

Kevin M. Cofsky

Richard E. Constable III

Charles DeSantis

Molly Hall

Isabel Kallman

Aliya LeeKong

Sharon Madison

Erika Munro

Carmen Perkins

Azhar Richmond

Tangela Richter

Scott Simpson

Bonita Stewart

Peter Sung

Janice Vickers

China White

National Advisory Board

Leontyne Price

Alex Radin

Morleen Rouse

Jacquelyn Rush*

Kerry E. Schaeffner

Edward I. Tishelman, Esq.

Ben Vereen


Nancy Aronson*

Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts III*

Dr. Ruby H. Herd*

Lena Horne *

Jessye Norman*

Judith Peabody*

Cicely Tyson*





Derrick McBride | Senior Director of Artistic Planning

Juan Carlos Penuela | Rehearsal Director

Melinda Bloom | Company Manager

Alexandra Tenenbaum | Production Manager

Andrea Sala | Lighting Supervisor

Katy Freeman | Wardrobe Supervisor


Jeanine Reynolds | Senior Director of Philanthropy

Sharon Duncan | Director of Individual Giving

Kristine Liwag | Director of Institutional Giving 

Seth Bauer | Manager of Individual Giving

Madelyn Sproat | Assistant Manager, Development Operations 

Marketing & Communications

Fatima Jones | Chief Marketing Officer

Keyana K. Patterson | Marketing Manager

Destiny Rosa | Marketing Associate

Derek Brockington | Social Media Coordinator

Alexandra Hutchinson | Social Media Coordinator

Billy Zavelson | General Press Representative



For questions about Dance Theatre of Harlem School, please contact

Tai Jimenez| Director, Dance Theatre of Harlem School

Augustus van Heerden | Associate Director, Lower/Upper School

Rachel Afi Sekyi | Associate Director, Tendu Program

Karen Farnum Williams | Student Affairs Officer

Najeree Wallace | School Accountant

Dancing Through Barriers

Gwendolyn Kingsberry | Director of Community Engagement & Arts Education

Rachael Davidson| Manager of Community Programs and Arts Education

Administration & Maintenance

Marc C. Martin | Senior Director of Finance and Administration

Stephen Foster |Manager of Finance and Administration

Hero Doucas | Human Resources Manager

Jordan Oldham | Events and Venues Operations Manager

Marino Ferreras | Director of Building Operations

Kenneth Thomas | Building Operations Manager

Marco Recinos | Maintenance

Dance Theatre of Harlem
Everett Center for the Performing Arts
466 West 152nd Street
New York, NY 10031-1814
Tel: 212.690.2800 Fax: 212.690.8736

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