Arthur Mitchell | American Ballet Dancer | Pride T-Shirt
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Arthur Mitchell | American Ballet Dancer | Pride T-Shirt | Be Educational | Read Bio Below
Script: You've always been in good company.
The unisex heavy cotton tee is the basic staple of any wardrobe. It is the foundation upon which casual fashion grows. The specialty spun fibers provide a smooth surface for premium printing vividity and sharpness. No side seams mean there are no itchy interruptions under the arms. The shoulders have tape for improved durability.
.: 100% cotton (fiber content may vary for different colors) .: Medium fabric (5.3 oz/yd² (180 g/m²)) .: Classic fit .: Tear-away label .: Runs true to size
Arthur Mitchell (March 27, 1934 – September 19, 2018) was an American ballet dancer, choreographer, and founder and director of ballet companies. In 1955, he was the first African-American dancer with the New York City Ballet, where he was promoted to principal dancer the following year and danced in major roles until 1966. He founded ballet companies in Spoleto, Washington, D.C., and Brazil. In 1969, he founded a training school and the first African-American classical ballet company, Dance Theatre of Harlem. Among other awards, Mitchell was recognized as a MacArthur Fellow, inducted into the National Museum of Dance's Mr. & Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame, and received the United States National Medal of Arts and a Fletcher Foundation fellowship.