Students of all levels have the opportunity to develop the artist within and prepare for success both on and off the stage with world-class training in classical ballet and diverse dance disciplines.


The Dance Theatre of Harlem School provides high-quality classical ballet and dance training to children and youth from ages 3 to 18, ensuring that students of diverse backgrounds feel inspired and supported. In our building and virtually, students feel physically and emotionally safe and are encouraged to explore their greatest potential as growing artists. Classical ballet classes follow the carefully calibrated DTH Syllabus and students also study select other disciplines that serve to broaden their developmental capacities.


Now a singular presence in the ballet world, the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company tours nationally and internationally, presenting a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century. The 18-member, multi-ethnic company performs a forward-thinking repertoire that includes treasured classics, neoclassical works by George Balanchine and resident choreographer Robert Garland, as well as innovative contemporary works that use the language of ballet to celebrate Arthur Mitchell’s belief that ballet belongs to everyone. Through performances, community engagement and arts education, the Company carries forward Dance Theatre of Harlem’s message of empowerment through the arts for all