China (Melva) Murray White

 Dance Theatre of Harlem

  • Native Philadelphia trained at the Judimar school under the tutalge of Marion Cuyjet and Sydney King
  • First black dancer to receive a scholarship to the Pennsylvania Ballet School
  • China White is a former ballerina with Dance Theatre of Harlem
  • owner and Artistic Director of Theatre Street Dance Academy, educator of the Pre-Professional Dance Program at Fort Hayes and an OSU Dance master’s alum.








Dance Theatre of Harlem’s China Melva Murray White (L) Yvonne Hall (r)









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