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Dance Theatre of Harlem in Cutler Bay,FL

Saturday 8pm

Sunday 3pm 



Main Stage

$25-$65; $5 tickets for ages 13-22 via

JOIN A SPECIAL PRE-SHOW PANEL DISCUSSION FROM 6:30-7:30PM : Moderated by WLRN/NPR's Nadege Green, panelists will discuss the theme of The Black Ballerina. Featured panelist include: Virginia Johnson, Dance Theatre of Harlem Artistic Director; Peter London, Founder and Artistic Director of The Peter London Global Dance Company; and Hattie Mae Williams of The Tattooed Ballerinas.

The first-ever black classical ballet company returns to South Florida after an almost twenty-year absence from our stages. Arthur Mitchell’s famed Dance Theatre of Harlem graces us once again with an eclectic and dynamic ballet repertoire.


Brahms Variation | Choreography: Robert Garland


This Bitter Earth | Music: Dinah Washington / Max Richter | Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon


Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven | Music: Arvo Pärt (Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, 1977) | Choreography: Ulysses Dove


Harlem on my Mind I Music: The Count Basie Orchestra, Chris Botti, Wynton Marsalis, Jesse Stone, Andy Razat, Fats Waller, Harry Brooks, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Rogers & Hart, Wynton Marsalis | Choreography: Darrell Grand Moultrie


Sponsored by Culture Shock Miami! Return of the Black Ballerina is a Knight Arts Challenge funded initiative. 

Appropriate for ages 4 and up. All patrons entering the theater require a ticket regardless of age. This includes children and infants. Active military, senior, youth 12 and under, student, and group 20+ available. Contact the SMDCAC Box Office for details.