Dance

Arthur Mitchell
Columbia’s Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery will celebrate the life and accomplishments of dancer and political activist Arthur Mitchell in the first exhibition of objects from his archive, 'Arthur Mitchell: Harlem’s Ballet Trailblazer.'

(Editor's Note: On October 26-27, 2015, Columbia honored the 60th anniversary of Arthur Mitchell's debut with a two-day symposium, including a documentary screening and a conversation with Mitchell.

Columbia University’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library has acquired the archive of pioneering ballet dancer, artistic director and choreographer Arthur Mitchell.

Cassandra Trenary in "Me and Mine." Photo: Erin Baiano

Columbia’s Arts Initiative and American Ballet Theatre formed a new partnership to offer students a distinctive immersion into the process of creating a ballet.

On June 23, Low Library was transformed into a lively dance studio for Columbia’s fifth annual “Shall We Dance?”.