As part of the Culture Collective, the multi-day engagement will take place February 12-14

MILWAUKEE (February 8, 2024) – The Marcus Performing Arts Center (MPAC) is presenting a multi-day residency with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, a globally acclaimed dance company presenting a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century. Born at the height of the civil rights movement, the Dance Theatre of Harlem conveys a message of empowerment for all through the arts.

The engagement will feature artists from the Dance Theatre of Harlem leading educational workshops, a student matinee performance for over 2,000 area youth, and a public performance with a post-show talkback.

“The Dance Theatre of Harlem has such a significant historical importance in the world of ballet, and we are honored to present this groundbreaking company as part of our Culture Collective and 2023/24 season,” said MPAC President & CEO Kevin Giglinto. “This residency underscores our dedication to amplifying all voices and celebrating the diverse cultures that shape our world.”

Dance Theatre of Harlem is presented with support from the New England Foundation for the Arts and is part of the 2023/24 MPAC Presents Dance Series and the Culture Collective. The 2023/24 MPAC Presents Series is supported by Bader Philanthropies, Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel, Fields Auto Group, the Herzfeld Foundation, and The Ambassador Hotel. Additional support for the Culture Collective is provided by Greater Milwaukee Foundation, MGIC, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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