Culture Fop / Harlem globetrotting, en pointe, in Tel Aviv
The Dance Theatre of Harlem is resurrected. The company returns to Israel this week after a 32-year absence to share their own Exodus story and close a historic circle.
In 2004, many thought they were witnessing the end of a trailblazing artistic institution when the Dance Theatre of Harlem halted performances and dispersed its dancers due to a multi-million dollar debt. Sure, they said they were just going on “hiatus,” but who doesn’t try to spin things in a positive light? Though the company’s school remained open, America’s first African-American classical ballet...
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