PIONEERING US BALLET DANCER ARTHUR MITCHELL DIES AT 84

Sep 20, 2018

By Christine Ross

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A man who helped break down barriers for black ballet dancers has died. Arthur Mitchell passed away Wednesday at a New York City hospital. Mitchell enjoyed success as a dancer during the 1950’s but was also a driving force  in forming the Dance Theater of Harlem.

The head of the Dance Theater of Harlem says when it came to ballet, Mitchell “believed in a world where all people could have access to this beautiful art form.

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