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  1. Sep 21, 2018 · Arthur Mitchell, who blazed a trail as New York City Ballet’s first African-American principal dancer and went on to found Dance Theatre of Harlem, died September 19 at age 84. Born March 27 ...

  2. Sep 20, 2018 · Dancer broke barriers for African Americans in the 1950s in leading roles with the New York City Ballet Arthur Mitchell in 2004. In the late 1960s he started a dance school that grew to include ...

  3. Sep 26, 2018 · Arthur Mitchell, who has died aged 84, was a dancer and choreographer who became a trailblazer for black dancers in classical ballet. A poor boy from Harlem, he starred in the New York City Ballet ...

  4. Arthur Mitchell was born on March 27, 1934 in New York City. He grew up “just outside” of Sugar Hill in Harlem. When Mitchell was twelve years old, his father left the family. His father left behind Mitchell’s mother and four other siblings. Arthur was the oldest child and became co-head of the household.

  5. Apr 03, 2019 · After the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, Arthur Mitchell, the first African-American principal dancer at New York City Ballet, decided that a change needed to be ...

  6. Full-length feature film directed by Dan Eriksen, released in 1967. Performed bythe New York City Ballet and students from the School of American Ballet, with Suzanne Farrell (Titania), Edward Villella (Oberon), Arthur Mitchell (Puck), Mimi Paul (Helena), and Patricia McBride (Hermia). Ivesiana (“In the Inn”).

  7. May 03, 2019 · When Martin Luther King was assassinated on April 4, 1968, Arthur Mitchell , New York City Ballet's first black principal dancer and an international star, was in Brazil helping to found the ...

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