Dance Theatre of Harlem
Samuel Smalls was one of the founding members of Dance Theatre of Harlem. He performed with the company in their first performance at Jacob’s Pillow.
Smalls’ repertoire with the company included Arthur Mitchell’s Ode to Otis (1969), Holberg Suite (1970), Rhythmetron (1970), and Spiritual Suite (1970); Milko Sparemblek’s Ancient Voices of Children (1973); Louis Johnson’s Wings (1974); Walter Raines’ After Corinth (1975); and William Dollar’s The Combat (1975). He was featured in the PBS documentary Great Performances: Dance in America: Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Arthur Mitchell’s Dance Theatre of Harlem, Jacob’s Pillow
Ode to Otis Photo, Jacob’s Pillow
Ballet in Black: Louis Johnson and African American Vernacular Humour in Ballet, Thomas F. Defrantz
Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Repertory List, Columbia University Libraries
Great Performances: Dance in America: Dance Theatre of Harlem
Dance Theatre of Harlem at Home on Broadway, The New York Times
Dance: Between Promise and Success, The New York Times