Dance Theatre of Harlem

Stunning lines. Exquisite form. Passionate expression. En pointe.

Dance Theatre of Harlem is a dance institution with an unparalleled legacy. For five decades, this company has used the language of ballet to celebrate African American dancers and culture. Recognized as a singular presence in the dance world, the Dance Theatre of Harlem presents a stunning vision for ballet in the 21st century. The 16-member, multi-ethnic company performs a forward-thinking, rigorous repertoire that includes treasured classics, neoclassical favorites by George Balanchine and innovative contemporary works.



Michael & Karel Helgeson
John & Maryanne Mahowald
Heather Pieper-Olson & Todd Pieper




“This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Central MN Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.”