Arthur Mitchell | Sleeveless Tank

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  • Regular price $28.99


Our Classic Sleeveless T-Shirt provides a roomier fit and is offered in a wide variety of colors.

  • Regular fit
  • 100% pre-shrunk Cotton (fibre content may vary for different colors)
  • Medium fabric (6.0 oz/yd² (170 g/m²))
  • 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 then 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.