Arthur Mitchell

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United States dancer who formed the first Black classical ballet company (born in 1934)


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The company was halfway through a stage rehearsal in the spring of 1978 when Arthur Mitchell had to relay some devastating news: "Due to severe unrest and protests from the Ku Klux Klan, tonight's performance has been cancelled.
The situation has not improved substantially since the days when Arthur Mitchell was performing, which is one reason the survival of DTH is of paramount importance to the world of dance and the arts in general.
THE final of the W&W Arthur Mitchell Trophy on Saturday October 4 will be between holders George and Kings Heath Park.
The seemingly simple scheme takes an unexpected turn when Durell and Lee John are forced to take some of the church-goers hostage, including the Deacon (Michael Beach), local pastor Arthur Mitchell (Chi McBride), his pretty daughter Tianna (Malinda Williams) and the choir director, Rickey (Katt Williams).
Myself and two friends, Arthur Mitchell and Jonny Harper, will never forget the goal he scored against Wolves in 1948 at Goodison.
Bennet Galloway Keith David Omunique Regina Hall Tianna Malinda Williams Pastor Arthur Mitchell Chi McBride With: Olivia Cole.
This volume features profiles of 15 dancers from around the world: Carlos Acosta, Alicia Alonso, Rudolf Nureyev, Margot Fonteyn, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Erik Bruhn, Anna Pavlova, Li Cunxin, Gelsey Kirkland, Lazaro Carreno, Natalia Makarova, Maya Plisetskaya, Muriel Maffre, Arthur Mitchell, and Carla Fracci.
The ballet Agon also introduced audiences to the young black dancer Arthur Mitchell, future founder of The Dance Theatre of Harlem.
It simply means that the aim of the institution is not primarily financial profit," shares Naidu, who joined the organization as a dance student in 1989 and replaced Arthur Mitchell as executive director in October 2004.
Formed in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and the late Karel Shook, Dance Theatre of Harlem was Mitchell's pledge to the community of Harlem following the death of Dr Martin Luther King.
100 Years Ago Mr F Docker (coroner) held an inquest at the Bournbrook Hotel touching the deaths of Arthur Mitchell and Thomas Rotheroe, who drowned in the canal near the Harborne Lane Bridge, Selly Oak, on Friday night.
For Smokey Robinson, then, and for BILL ROBINSON and Marvin Gaye and WYNTON MARSALIS and Alvin Ailey and ARTHUR MITCHELL and Chubby Checker and SAMUEL JACKSON.
I remember coming back from overseas and Arthur Mitchell, the Yorkshire coach, telling me I was too thin.
According to Arthur Mitchell, this counter-state has lacked detailed attention from scholars who have found the concurrent guerrilla warfare in the countryside more intriguing.
Founded in 1989 in Costa Mesa, California, plaintiff Supernova is made up of Jodey Lawrence, Arthur Mitchell, and David Collins.