Miller Theatre Advisory Board and community partner H-E-B welcome the internationally-acclaimed company from Dance Theatre of Harlem, America's foremost African-American ballet company, led by former DTH ballerina and current Artistic Director Virginia Johnson.
This beloved dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim uses classical ballet to change lives. Dance Theatre of Harlem performances wow audiences with works of some of the country's finest choreographers, including George Balanchine, Robert Garland, and Ulysses Dove. Their performance, Wednesday, July 23 at Miller Outdoor Theatre, will be an evening of unparalleled excellence and grace.
Dance Theatre of Harlem is a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim, encompassing a performing Ensemble, a leading arts education center and Dancing Through Barriers®, a national and international education and community outreach program. Each component of Dance Theatre of Harlem carries a solid commitment towards enriching the lives of young people and adults around the world through the arts.
Founded in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook, Dance Theatre of Harlem was considered “one of ballet’s most exciting undertakings” (The New York Times, 1971). Shortly after the assassination of The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Mitchell was inspired to start a school that would offer children — especially those in Harlem, the community in which he was born — the opportunity to learn about dance and the allied arts.
Now in its fourth decade, Dance Theatre of Harlem has grown into a multi-cultural dance institution with an extraordinary legacy of providing opportunities for creative expression and artistic excellence that continues to set standards in the performing arts. Dance Theatre of Harlem has achieved unprecedented success, bringing innovative and bold new forms of artistic expression to audiences in New York City, across the country and around the world.
This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30am-1pm. If tickets remain at 1pm, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill.
Phone: 281-FREE-FUN (373-3386)