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

Zandra Perry Ogbomo | Treasurer

Don M. Tellock, Esq. | Secretary

Nancy Aronson

Kendrick F Ashton Jr.

Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts III

Kevin M. Cofsky

Richard E. Constable III

Isabel Kallman

Martino R. Moore

Erika Munro

China White

National Advisory Board

Dr. Ruby H. Herd

Leontyne Price

Alex Radin

Morleen Rouse

Jacquelyn Rush

Kerry E. Schaeffner

Edward I. Tishelman, Esq.

Cicely Tyson

Ben Vereen


Lena Horne *

Jessye Norman*

Judith Peabody*




Due to COVID-19, Dance Theatre of Harlem is currently closed to the general public.  The DTH staff continues to work remotely.


Anna And Virginia


Assistant to the Artistic and Executive Directors


Melinda Bloom | Interim General Manager – Tour Manager

Marie Chong | Ballet Master

Will Cotton | Lighting Supervisor

Robert Garland | Resident Choreographer

Heather Olcott | Stage Manager


Derrick McBride | Manager of Booking and Touring Productions


Ebonie C. Pittman | Senior Director of Development

Sharon Duncan | Director of Individual Giving

Trudi Cohen | Development Associate



Keyana K. Patterson | Marketing Manager

Nevaeh Rudder | Marketing Assistant

Christopher Charles McDaniel | Social Media Coordinator

Billy Zavelson | General Press Representative



For questions about Dance Theatre of Harlem School, please contact

Robert Garland | 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®: Arts Education & Community Engagement

Sophia Morris-Pittman | Arts Education & Outreach Manager

Administration & Maintenance

Mark Rowan | Manager of Finance and Administration

Hero Doucas | Human Resources Manager

Kenneth Thomas | Facilities Manager

Alberto Recinos | Maintenance

Lillian Recinos | Maintenance

Marco Recinos | Maintenance

Altagracia Tejeda | Maintenance

Janifer Tejeda | 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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