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The Dance Theatre of Harlem Highlights Black Ballet Dancers In New Short Film

By September 9th, 2021No Comments
The Dance Theatre of Harlem Highlights Black Ballet Dancers In New Short Film

The Dance Theatre of Harlem is showcasing the power of diversity through a new short film that highlights Black ballet dancers.

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High Above is a short film that takes us through the death of a Black girls grandmother, ultimately inspiring her to want to dance. The short piece reminds us of just how much the power of representation has on our youth. Grammy-award winning artist India Arie provides the soundtrack for the music, which also happens to be her lead single.

The 4-minute piece is a promotional piece for Dance Theatre of Harlem’s spring engagement at New York City Center which takes place from April 19-22nd.

 

Watch it below and share your thoughts in the comment section.
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The Dance Theatre of Harlem Highlights Black Ballet Dancers In New Short Film
Mike “Orie” Mosley is the managing editor for CurlyNikki.com and a cultural advocate from St. Louis. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Arts, Entertainment & Media Management from Columbia College Chicago and a Masters in Higher Education Administration from LSU. He is also the founder of www.afrotrak.com. In his spare time, he’s probably listening to hip hop & neo soul music, hitting up brunch or caught up in deep conversations about Black music. You can follow him on Twitter @mike_orie or on Instagram @mikeorie

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