Dance Theatre of Harlem

Dance Theatre of Harlem
February 5, 2020 paperlesslion
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This event has been CANCELLED.

The Dance Theatre of Harlem premieres a new work this coming week at the Detroit Opera House. Starring Stephanie Rae Williams, performances are Saturday and Sunday, March 14 and 15.

The concert features the world premiere of a new work by Robert Garland, resident choreographer of the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Illuminating parallels between the 1970s and today, the piece features a cast of six, including principal dancer Stephanie Rae Williams. The work also will be performed when DTH opens its New York City Center Season, April 15-18.

The Saturday, March 14 performance begins at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday matinee begins at 2:30 p.m.

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Detroit Opera House reports: This performance showcases 50 years of commitment to access, opportunity and excellence by the Dance Theatre of Harlem, founded in 1969 by the late Arthur Mitchell. Over the decades, the company has earned international acclaim for its celebration of African-American culture and contemporary dance. Audiences in Detroit and around the world have come to cherish their thrilling performances that empower and inspire.

Program

  • Odalisques by Virginia Johnson
  • TBD by Robert Garland
  • Passage by Claudia Schreier
  • Balamouk by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa