Arthur Mitchell (published 1986)

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Title

Arthur Mitchell (published 1986)

Description

Mitchell discusses a grant received from the Greater London Council to fund a year's training for five black English students at his New York school. The conversation extends into Mitchell's larger approach to ballet training, touching upon issues of gender, class, race and age.

Biographical note:

Arthur Mitchell was born in 1934. He is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer, best known as the first African-American to gain prominence as a classical ballet dancer and the founder and artistic director of Dance Theatre of Harlem.

Publisher

Pratt SILS 665-01, Barbara Newman

Date Created

April 9, 1986

Rights

Copyright

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Is Part Of

Newman, B. (June 1986). Speaking of Dance. The Dancing Times.

Identifier

Mitchell_Arthur_1986.mp3

Provenance

Interviews recorded on cassette by Barbara Newman

Rights Holder

Barbara Newman, Arthur Mitchell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Audio Cassette Tape

Digital Format

mp3

Digital Master

BNDA_Mitchell_Arthur_04_09_1986_A.wav

Duration

00:06:04

Bit Rate/Frequency

128 kbps/44.1 kHz

Interviewer

Barbara Newman

Interviewee

Arthur Mitchell, 1934-

Files

Collection

Citation

“Arthur Mitchell (published 1986),” Dance Dialogues: Interviews by Barbara Newman, 1979-Present, accessed June 16, 2021, http://dancedialogues.prattsils.org/items/show/89.

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