Come celebrate the legacy of Dance Theatre of Harlem! Join us for an historic evening of intimate conversation with three legendary dance pioneers who helped pave the way for African-Americans in classical ballet: Joan Myers Brown, Founder and Artistic Director of Philadanco! Philadelphia Dance Company and The Philadelphia School of Dance Arts; April Berry, Founder of Arts 'n Community, former Director of Education & Outreach at Charlotte Ballet and BalletMet Columbus, and former lead dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; and Dr. Mel A. Tomlinson former soloist with Dance Theatre of Harlem and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. These iconic leaders will talk about the black dance experience, the Gantt Center’s yearlong theme, Art as Activism, and philanthropic sustainability. The panel discussion will begin with a performance by tap artist Khalil Munir. This event is designed for dance educators, dance professionals, and arts, history and dance enthusiasts.
Information & Amenities
Admission:Less than $10
Age Range:All Ages
General Information:Hours of Operation: 6:00 PM
Location:Center City (Uptown)