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John Henry
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conducted by Milton Rosenstock, 1917-1992; choreographed by Arthur Mitchell, 1934-; designed by Ves Harper, 1940-2004, Carl Michel, 1928-2004, Warren Scott Schilk, fl. 1988; produced by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; performed by Eddie J. Shellman, fl. 1986, Yvonne Hall, fl. 1974, Felicity De Jager, fl. 1993, Lowell Smith, 1951-2007, Gregory Jackson, fl. 1988, Ronald Perry, fl. 1978 and Leon Bibb, 1922-2015, Dance Theatre of Harlem; in John Henry (ArtHaus Musik, 1989), 20 mins
The 'Dance Theatre of Harlem’s' birthplace was in a disused garage in Harlem, a black district of New York. Arthur Mitchell, the founder who still acts as its artistic director, set up the ballet school with the aim of giving black dancers the opportunity of sound training, as their skin color meant that they of...
conducted by Milton Rosenstock, 1917-1992; choreographed by Arthur Mitchell, 1934-; designed by Ves Harper, 1940-2004, Carl Michel, 1928-2004, Warren Scott Schilk, fl. 1988; produced by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; performed by Eddie J. Shellman, fl. 1986, Yvonne Hall, fl. 1974, Felicity De Jager, fl. 1993, Lowell Smith, 1951-2007, Gregory Jackson, fl. 1988, Ronald Perry, fl. 1978 and Leon Bibb, 1922-2015, Dance Theatre of Harlem; in John Henry (ArtHaus Musik, 1989), 20 mins
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