Black and White Dancers Portraits in New York City – Fubiz Media #whiteandblack

Black and White Dancers Portraits in New York City

Today in Black History, 3/27/2014 - In 1955 Arthur Mitchell became the first African American dancer with the New York City Ballet. For more info, check out today's blog!

Arthur Mitchell challenged the idea that black bodies were not suited to classical ballet. He danced with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet in the and the first Black dancer to become a leading dancer with a Ballet Company.

Miming and photography might not seem to go hand-in-hand, but for Omar Z. Robles, a background in the former physical art has inspired a stunning series of

Breathtaking Portraits Capture Ballet's Finest Dancing on the Streets of New York

Miming and photography might not seem to go hand-in-hand, but for Omar Z…

Breathtaking Portraits Capture Ballet's Finest Dancing on the Streets of New York

Born in Puerto Rico, now based in New York City photographer Omar Z. Robles captures dancers poised gracefully against the city grit, performing pirouettes and pliés amid taxi traffic jams, sidewalk puddles, and other bustling urban scenes.

Santiago Calatrava for New York City Ballet

Santiago Calatrava for New York City Ballet I love the use of soft shadows on this piece. I think this is lit by Fresnel lighting, but correct me if I'm wrong.

And, something magical...Miriam Miller, New York City Ballet. Dress by Leanne Marshall, hair and makeup by Juliet Jane, photo by Ken Browar and Deborah Ory, NYC Dance Project. https://www.facebook.com/nycdanceproject/

Miriam Miller, New York City Ballet. Dress by Leanne Marshall, hair and makeup by Juliet Jane, photo by Ken Browar and Deborah Ory, NYC Dance Project

Colorful Painting Series Santa Fe Large abstract contemporaryTexas Dallas Houston Austin California New York Art - Cody Hooper Art

Abstract Fire and Water Colorful Painting Series Santa Fe Large abstract contemporaryTexas Dallas Houston Austin California New York Art - Cody Hooper Art

You can see the soul and rhythm in these dancers faces! Notice the white folks watching trying to figure out these new steps! LOL

The Savoy Ballroon was located in Harlem New York and open from 1926 to It was one of the most famous dance halls of the swing era. The Savoy was an integrated ballroom unlike the Cotton Club.

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