Arthur Mitchell News

Date of Birth: March 27, 1934 (83)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Honors ARTHUR MITCHELL 6/5-10Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Honors ARTHUR MITCHELL 6/5-10
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The 7th Annual Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, rewarding excellence in both classical and modern dance, will take place June 6-10 at Symphony Space,95th Street and Broadway, NYC.   Semi-finals were held in Posadas, Argentina, September 2016, and  March 2017, at the theater of the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia., and NYC will see Competition Rounds, followed by the Finals, announcements of Awards, and Gala Performance, an evening of dances by medalists, guests, and presentation of an award to Arthur Mitchell.    With its commitment to 'Preserving the Past, Discovering the Future,' and recognizing those who have made major contributions to the world of dance, VKIBC is proud to honor Mr. Mitchell, former principal dancer with New York City Ballet and founder of Dance Theater of Harlem. (more...)

Town Hall & Con Edison Host Black History Month Student Poster & Essay Contest Winners TodayTown Hall & Con Edison Host Black History Month Student Poster & Essay Contest Winners Today
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Art will imitate life as six grade school children receive top honors as winners of The Town Hall-Con Edison 2017 Black History Month Student Poster & Essay Contest on Wednesday, May 10 at 5 p.m. at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). (more...)

BWW Review: NYC Season Ends with a Bang with Dance Theatre of HarlemBWW Review: NYC Season Ends with a Bang with Dance Theatre of Harlem
by Caryn Cooper - Apr 23, 2017

The legendary Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) returned to their “stage home” for their annual NYC season at the New York City Center, April 19-22, 2017. Some highlights of the season included a special performance by Grammy-Winning Recording Artist India.Arie, NY and DTH premieres by Robert Garland, Francesca Harper, and José Limón, and the return of other favorites by Dianne McIntyre and Darrell Grand Moultrie. (more...)

Dance Theatre Of Harlem Kicks Off Season With 2017 VISION GALADance Theatre Of Harlem Kicks Off Season With 2017 VISION GALA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem (Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director; Anna Glass, Executive Director), is thrilled to announce that its 2017 hometown season will kick off on April 19 with a live performance by Grammy Award-winning recording artist India.Ariewith students from the Dance Theatre of Harlem School performing the world premiere of High Above, featuring choreography by DTH resident choreographer Robert Garland. (more...)

Overture Center for the Arts 2017/18 Season AnnouncedOverture Center for the Arts 2017/18 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Overture announced its 2017/18 Broadway and Overture Presents season, which features over 100 performances which have collectively garnered more than 25 Tony Awards® and 15 Grammys® and include Madison debuts, international stars and return favorites. (more...)

Stage and Screen Actor John Lithgow to Receive 2017 Harvard Arts MedalStage and Screen Actor John Lithgow to Receive 2017 Harvard Arts Medal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Award-winning actor John Lithgow ('67 ArD '05) is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 4 pm at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Dance Theatre of Harlem's DANCEClevelandPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Dance Theatre of Harlem's DANCECleveland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem presents DANCECleveland at Playhouse Square at the Ohio Theatre, January 21, 2017 at 3:00 and 7:00pm.  BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek below! (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem to Bring MLK Celebration to NJPAC This WinterDance Theatre of Harlem to Bring MLK Celebration to NJPAC This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Dance Theatre of Harlem on Today, January 14, 2017 at 8:00 PM at Prudential Hall. (more...)

THE ROYALE's Khris Davis, NYC Ballet's Indiana Woodward Top 2017 Clive Barnes AwardsTHE ROYALE's Khris Davis, NYC Ballet's Indiana Woodward Top 2017 Clive Barnes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Clive Barnes Foundation announced today, Monday, January 9, 2017, that Khris Davis (The Royale) has won the Seventh Annual Clive Barnes Award for Theater and that Indiana Woodward (New York City Ballet) has won the Seventh Annual Clive Barnes Award for Dance. (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem to Bring MLK Celebration to NJPAC This WinterDance Theatre of Harlem to Bring MLK Celebration to NJPAC This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Dance Theatre of Harlem on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8:00 PM at Prudential Hall. (more...)

7th Annual Clive Barnes Theatre Award Nominees Continue to Shine Bright; Ceremony Set for January7th Annual Clive Barnes Theatre Award Nominees Continue to Shine Bright; Ceremony Set for January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Clive Barnes Foundation recently announced the nominees for the seventh annual Clive Barnes Awards. This year's nominees continue to shine in their respective fields. (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem Returns for MLK Celebration at NJPACDance Theatre of Harlem Returns for MLK Celebration at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Dance Theatre of Harlem, founded in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook, was an artistic means of turning despair into hope following the assassination of Dr. King. (more...)

Stars of SPAMILTON and More Among 7th Annual Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Michael Riedel to Host!Stars of SPAMILTON and More Among 7th Annual Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Michael Riedel to Host!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Clive Barnes Foundation has announced the nominees for the seventh annual Clive Barnes Awards.  (more...)

Artists for the 2017 CHOP SHOP:  Bodies of Work Festival AnnouncedArtists for the 2017 CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work Festival Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

CHOP SHOP:  Bodies of Work celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017 with a retrospective of artists from the festival's history - plus one new to Seattle. (more...)

VIDEO: John Lithgow Recalls Moment He Knew He Wanted to Be an ActorVIDEO: John Lithgow Recalls Moment He Knew He Wanted to Be an Actor
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

On today's LIVE WITH KELLY, John Lithgow talks about the Broadway scene in the 1970s and 80s and shares the moment he knew he wanted to become an actor. (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem Returns to  the Auditorium TheatreDance Theatre of Harlem Returns to the Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The acclaimed Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) gives three performances at the Auditorium Theatre on November 18, 19, and 20 with a program that includes System, a major new work by choreographer Francesca Harper. The work is supported by the New England Foundation for the Arts, and is inspired by the current social, political, and economic climate in the United States.System was choreographed in collaboration with Dance Theatre of Harlem dancers who used their own experiences as people of color for inspiration.  DTH Artistic Director Virginia Johnson told the Washington Post that System "addresses social justice issues in the Black Lives Matter era" and is "a very contemporary piece, but also very beautiful and uplifting.' A live string quartet performs composer John Adams' original music for the piece. (more...)

KC Ballet Welcomes New Community Engagement and Education ManagerKC Ballet Welcomes New Community Engagement and Education Manager
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the appointment of April Berry as the new Community Engagement and Education Manager.  (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem Coming to Cobb Energy Centre, 10/22-23Dance Theatre of Harlem Coming to Cobb Energy Centre, 10/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Returning to Atlanta for two public performances, Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) will grace the stage at the Cobb Energy Centre on Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, July 8 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be priced from $79, $59, $49 and $29, plus applicable fees, and will be available online at www.Ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-735-3000 or at the Cobb Energy Centre Box Office. There is also a student field trip performance on Friday, October 21 at 11 a.m. Reservations for this performance can be made at ArtsBridge.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: The School Of American Ballet Hosts Alumni Cocktail Reception at Lincoln CenterPhoto Flash: The School Of American Ballet Hosts Alumni Cocktail Reception at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

The School Of American Ballet (SAB) is one of the most famous classical ballet schools in the world and is the school of George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, a leading international ballet company based at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. The school trains students from the age of six, with professional vocational ballet training for students aged 11-18. (more...)

The School Of American Ballet to Host Alumni Cocktail Reception at Lincoln Center, 6/3The School Of American Ballet to Host Alumni Cocktail Reception at Lincoln Center, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

The School Of American Ballet (SAB) is one of the most famous classical ballet schools in the world and is the school of George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, a leading international ballet company based at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. The school trains students from the age of six, with professional vocational ballet training for students aged 11-18. (more...)

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