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Arthur Mitchell

Arthur Mitchell (Jack Mitchell / Getty Images)
Arthur Mitchell (Jack Mitchell / Getty Images)

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September 23, 2018 "Thank you for your contributions to the arts. I'm sure you had to endure some discomfort to pave a friendlier path for us today. RIP." - Van Strickland (Fairmont, NC)
September 23, 2018 "So sorry that I never got to see him dance! It must have been a delight to watch him float across the stage. Long live his dreams!" - Lise Danzer-Blaise (Southbury, CT)
September 22, 2018 "My life was enriched by being in a Dance Theater of Harlem audience.

Annually I made sure this august company was part of my 'must see' performances.

He now rests with the Ancestors.


From a Once Little Girl from Gary."
September 22, 2018 "My condolences to the family. May God fulfill his promise of binding up the broken-hearted. Isaiah 61:1"
September 22, 2018 "I grew up in harlem and the Bronx, ny and I have always admired Mr. Arthur Mitchell's work. I remember being mesmerized by watching a performance by the Dance company back in 1979-1980 in Syracuse NY. I has always been fond of classical ballet. Mr. Mitchell was essential to my generation. He will truly be missed...." - Daphne Myers (Augusta, GA)
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Obituary for Arthur Mitchell
Arthur Mitchell (1934 – 2018) was a ballet dancer who achieved international acclaim as the first African-American principal dancer at the New York...
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