Lorraine Graves

Virginia Ballet Theatre
Dance Theatre of Harlem: Principal

Lorraine Graves was a member of Virginia Ballet Theatre before joining the Dance Theatre of Harlem. She rose to the rank of principal dancer and performed with the company for 17 years. While still performing with the company, she also acted as ballet mistress and rehearsal director. Prior to that, she graduated from Indiana University in three years.

Graves is on permanent guest faculty with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and the Virginia School of the Arts.


Faculty, Ballet Virginia



















See also:

Ballet legend Lorraine Graves honored Saturday for her roles on and off the stage, The Virginia-Pilot
Lorraine Graves: Double-Duty Harlem Dancer, Los Angeles Times
Ballet: Dance Theatre of Harlem, The New York Times

Video links:

Lorraine E. Graves Tribute for the 2012 Attucks Theatre Honors by Monty Ross

Social media:

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