Robert Garland

Dance Theatre of Harlem- Principal

Robert Garland was a principal dancer with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, and is now Resident Choreographer. He has created works for the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company, and their School Ensemble. He has also choreographed for New York City Ballet, The Royal Ballet, and Oakland Ballet, among many others.

After creating a work for the Dance Theatre of Harlem School Ensemble, Arthur Mitchell invited Robert Garland to create a work for The Dance Theatre of Harlem Company. Upon his retirement from the stage, he was appointed by Arthur Mitchell and became the organization’s first Resident Choreographer.

His commercial work has included music videos, commercials and short films, including the children’s television show Sesame Street, a Nike commercial featuring New York Yankee Derek Jeter, the NAACP Image Awards, a short film for designer Donna Karan, and the “Charmin Cha-Cha” for Proctor and Gamble. (via http://www.dancetheatreofharlem.org/company/dancers)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links to articles, reviews etc:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Garland

http://www.danceconsortium.com/features/article/profile-robert-garland-from-dance-theatre-of-harlem/

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/15/arts/dance/dance-theater-of-harlem-at-lincoln-center.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/07/arts/dance/dance-theater-of-harlem-starts-new-life.html

Video linkS:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIxQQpOOW6U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0zm9jhsjIc

Social Media:

https://www.instagram.com/robertgarland/

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