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Arthur Mitchell

 
Date of Birth: March 27, 1934 (88)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1956
Dancer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Ensemble/Other Roles
Townsperson
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1952
Dancer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1957]
Assistant to the Choreographer

Photos

Arthur Mitchell, Nigel Lythgoe, Adam Shankman, Chita Rivera Photo

Arthur Mitchell, Nigel Lythgoe, Adam Shankman, Chita Rivera

From: 
Date:
08/01/2013
Patricia Ward Kelly, Paula Abdul, Chita Rivera, Lisa Mordente, Arthur Mitchell and Gu Photo

Patricia Ward Kelly, Paula Abdul, Chita Rivera, Lisa Mordente, Arthur Mitchell and Guest

From: 
Date:
08/01/2013

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1956
Dancer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Ensemble/Other Roles

Townsperson

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1952
Dancer

Productions

Assistant to the Choreographer






Arthur Mitchell News

American Repertory Ballet Announces Its 2022/23 Season Photo American Repertory Ballet Announces Its 2022/23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022

Still invigorated by a year of standing ovations and critical success, American Repertory Ballet has revealed its dramatic 2022/23 season. 

American Repertory Ballet Announces 2022/23 Season Photo American Repertory Ballet Announces 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

Still invigorated by a year of standing ovations and critical success, American Repertory Ballet has revealed its dramatic 2022/23 season. 

The School of American Ballet Celebrates Suki Schorer's 50th Anniversary with SAB.
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022

The School Of American Ballet celebrated Suki Schorer's 50th Anniversary at SAB on Friday evening, June 3rd, 2022. Since joining the permanent faculty in 1972, Suki has touched the lives of countless young dancers, imparting her wisdom and singular understanding of Balanchine's teaching and aesthetic to generations of students. The School will honor Suki at its 2022 Workshop Performances.

Lesher Center Announces 22/23 Season Featuring IN THE HEIGHTS & More Photo Lesher Center Announces 22/23 Season Featuring IN THE HEIGHTS & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

From breathtaking contemporary dance to internationally acclaimed musicians, a rollicking celebration of Patsy Cline to a hit musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda, theLesher Center for the Arts will present a remarkable year of arts and cultural offerings for Bay Area arts lovers.

SAB Alumni Cocktail Party To Celebrate 50 Years Of Suki Schorer, June 3 Photo SAB Alumni Cocktail Party To Celebrate 50 Years Of Suki Schorer, June 3
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2022

The School Of American Ballet invites alumni near and far to celebrate Suki Schorer's 50th Anniversary at SAB! Since joining the permanent faculty in 1972, Suki has touched the lives of countless young dancers, imparting her wisdom and singular understanding of Balanchine's teaching and aesthetic to generations of students. The School will honor Suki at our 2022 Workshop Performances and we invite alumni to join us in celebrating her this spring.The School Of American Ballet invites alumni near and far to celebrate Suki Schorer's 50th Anniversary at SAB! Since joining the permanent faculty in 1972, Suki has touched the lives of countless young dancers, imparting her wisdom and singular understanding of Balanchine's teaching and aesthetic to generations of students.

Seattle Theatre Group Unveils 2022/23 Performing Arts Series Photo Seattle Theatre Group Unveils 2022/23 Performing Arts Series
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

Seattle Theatre Group today unveils its 2022/2023 Performing Arts Series, a mix of dynamic dance, music and theater. Featured groups include Dance Theatre of Harlem with a program led by Black-women-artists, a performance rooted in Indigenous Mexican life and death practices by Las Cafeteras, the Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir of South Africa, Pink Martini, Seattle Rock Orchestra, Yamato Drummers of Japan, Indigenous Enterprise dance troupe, and much more.  

CUNY Dance Initiative and The Gerald W. Lynch Theater At John Jay College Present Jos Photo CUNY Dance Initiative and The Gerald W. Lynch Theater At John Jay College Present Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY, April 23
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2022

The CUNY Dance Initiative and the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College present the New York return of Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY, on Saturday April 23, 2022, at 8:00pm.

The CUNY Dance Initiative & The Gerald W. Lynch Theater to Present Joshua Beamish/MOV Photo The CUNY Dance Initiative & The Gerald W. Lynch Theater to Present Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

The CUNY Dance Initiative and the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College will present the New York return of Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY, on Saturday April 23, 2022, at 8:00pm. The Gerald W. Lynch Theater is located 524 W. 59th Street, NYC (between 10th & 11th Avenues).

Photos: Debbie Allen Honored by Dance Theatre of Harlem Photo Photos: Debbie Allen Honored by Dance Theatre of Harlem
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 6, 2022

Just last night, Dance Theatre of Harlem honored director, choreographer, actress and dancer Debbie Allen with the Arthur Mitchell Vision Award. The Chairman’s Award was given to Dr. Donald J. Rose and Dr. Wendy S. Ziecheck. 

Kennedy Center to Present REFRAMING THE NARRATIVE Photo Kennedy Center to Present REFRAMING THE NARRATIVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

In the spirit of Sankofa, in order to understand our present and ensure our future, we must know our past. Through¬†Reframing the Narrative, June 14‚Äď19 with seven performances on the Opera House stage, the weeklong programming highlights and recognizes the extensive contribution of Black voices in ballet.

Arthur Mitchell Videos

VIDEO: Dance Theatre of Harlem Present 2019 Season VideoVIDEO: Dance Theatre of Harlem Present 2019 Season
by Alan Henry - Feb 6, 2019

For 50 years, Dance Theatre of Harlem has inspired the world with a revolutionary vision of a multiethnic ballet company. Co-founded by the great Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook, the company performs ground-breaking works with power and grace. Following Arthur Mitchell's sudden passing in September, we dedicate the 50th Anniversary Season to him, his life and legacy. Check out the season preview in the video below!

VIDEO: John Lithgow Recalls Moment He Knew He Wanted to Be an Actor
by Caryn Robbins - 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.

STAGE TUBE: Nancy Buirski Presents AMERICAN MASTERS - TANAQUIL LE CLERCQ: AFTERNOON OF A FAUN
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2014

Of all the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq (1929-2000), known as 'Tanny,' was surely among the most transcendent. With a body unlike any before hers, she mesmerized viewers and choreographers alike as principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, and became a muse to both her husband George Balanchine and friend Jerome Robbins. Then, at age 27 and the height of her fame, Le Clercq was stricken with polio and paralyzed; she never danced again. Emmy- and Peabody-winning filmmaker Nancy Buirski (The Loving Story) brings Tanny's poignant story to the screen for the first time inAmerican Masters -- Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun, premiering nationally Friday, June 20, 10-11:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings, New York metro area at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN).

STAGE TUBE: Emmy-Winning Filmmaker Nancy Buirski Spotlights Le Clercq's Ballet Career and More
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2014

Emmy-winning filmmaker Nancy Buirski spotlights Le Clercq's ballet career, struggle with polio, and influence on George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins and dance.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Dance Theatre of Harlem's MLK Celebration
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2014

Experience the poetry-in-motion of the legendary Dance Theatre of Harlem, as they headline NJPAC's Martin Luther King celebration today, January 17th in Prudential Hall. Check out a sneak peek below!


Arthur Mitchell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Arthur Mitchell been in?
Arthur Mitchell has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Arthur Mitchell been in?
Arthur Mitchell has not appeared in the West End