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Dance Theatre of Harlem


Apr 19 – 23, 2023

Tickets from $35

Approximately 2 hours with one intermission



Apr 19 – 23, 2023
Wed, Fri & Sat | 7:30pm
Thu | 7pm
Sun | 3pm

“A premier ballet company and global ambassador for excellence and diversity”
The Washington Post

Two dynamic programs display Dance Theatre of Harlem’s unique and significant vision for ballet, celebrating resiliency, inclusivity, and innovation.

The Company’s extraordinary dancers shine in two New York premieres: William Forsythe’s Blake Works IV, the latest installment of the choreographer’s continuously evolving work The Barre Project; and a new ballet by Tiffany Rea-Fisher set to an original score created by New York-based DJ and composer Erica Blunt (aka Twelve45) and inspired by the trailblazing Hazel Scott, the classical and jazz musician and civil rights activist. A program of works featuring Resident Choreographer Robert Garland's latest hit, Higher Ground—named one the best performances of 2022 by The New York Times—as well as Artistic Director Virginia Johnson’s favorite George Balanchine ballet—the joyous Allegro Brillante—will also be presented. Join us for the audacious vision for classical ballet that is Dance Theatre of Harlem.



New to New York Plus | Apr 19 & 22 at 7:30pm

Pre-performance DJ and Dancing in the Grand Tier Lobby

Allegro Brillante | Revival
Choreography by George Balanchine

This Bitter Earth
Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon

Sounds of Hazel | NY Premiere
Choreography by Tiffany Rea-Fisher

Blake Works IV (The Barre Project) | NY Premiere
Choreography by William Forsythe

2023 Vision Gala Program | Apr 20 at 7pm

With a theme of JUBILANCE, the Dance Theatre of Harlem 2023 Vision Gala celebrates 54 years of trailblazing excellence, honoring former DTH Board Chair, business leader, arts advocate and philanthropist Reginald Van Lee and Artistic Director Virginia Johnson, who steps down this year.

This luminary evening will feature performances to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the relaunch of the Company including Geoffrey Holder’s masterwork Dougla, Resident Choreographer and Artistic Director designate Robert Garland's new work for San Francisco Ballet, Haffner Serenade with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; the Dance Theatre of Harlem School; and the return of Nacho Duato’s exhilarating Coming Together.

Dinner & dancing to follow at the Ziegfeld Ballroom.
For more information and to purchase Gala performance and dinner tickets click here.

Repertory Favorites | Apr 21* at 7:30pm & Apr 23** at 3pm

Pre-performance DJ and Dancing in the Grand Tier Lobby

Higher Ground
Choreography by Robert Garland

When Love
Choreography by Helen Pickett

Choreography by Stanton Welch

Coming Together
Choreography by Nacho Duato

*Passing the Baton: Post-performance talkback with soon-to-be Artistic Director Emerita Virginia Johnson and Artistic Director Designate Robert Garland, moderated by author, television producer, and arts advocate Susan Fales-Hill (Friday).

**Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the relaunched Company and Virginia Johnson's final season as Artistic Director.

Cast and programming subject to change

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Season Sponsor
Bloomberg Philanthropies logo

Additional Support
National Endowment for the Arts - Art works. logo
New York State Council on the Arts logo
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs logo

Company Artists Kamala Saara and Kouadio Davis; photo by Theik Smith