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Black Ballerinas Harlem

Do Black Dancers Have A Place In Ballet?

Virginia Johnson | Posted 12.19.2012 | Arts
Virginia Johnson

Economic factors forced the disbanding of the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company in 2004. Now, eight years later, reading the series of pieces about the dearth of black dancers that recently ran in the UK's Guardian newspaper, it is as if Dance Theatre of Harlem never existed.