Susan Lovelle

Dance Theatre of Harlem
Atlanta Ballet
Princeton Ballet

Susan Lovelle was one of the founding members of Dance Theatre of Harlem. Lovelle’s repertoire with DTH included Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco; Louis Johnson’s Wings; William Scott’s Every Now and Then; William Dollar’s Mendelssohn Concerto; and Arthur Mitchell’s Manifestations, Rhythmetron, and Breezin’. She performed with the company in their first performance at Jacob’s Pillow. When Lovelle retired from dancing in 1983, she began studying medicine at Columbia University. She moved to Kansas in 2008 and works as a plastic surgeon.



Lovelle with Virginia Johnson, Lydia Abarca, William Scott, Gerald Banks, and Edward Moore in Rhythmetron. Photo by John Lindquist via Jacob’s Pillow.
Lovelle with Paul Russell in Concert Barocco, Ebony 1974.


Arthur Mitchell’s Dance Theatre of Harlem, Jacob’s Pillow
Where Talent Abounds, Ebony 1974
Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Repertory List, Columbia University Libraries
A conversation with Susan Lovelle, The Wichita Eagle

See also:

Dr. Susan Lovelle, Premiere Wellness
Susan Lovelle and Paul Russell performing the ballet, “Le Corsaire”.

Social media:

Twitter @drlovelle

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