Roberta Rhinehart

First Negro Classic Ballet
New York Negro Ballet

Yvonne Miller, Ted Crum, and Roberta Rhinehart, the Joseph Rickard Papers. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Rhinehart with Yvonne Miller and Theodore Duncan.

Roberta “Bobby” Rhinehart was a member of the First Negro Classic Ballet and later the New York Negro Ballet. Rhinehart’s repertoire with the company included Harlot’s House (1949), among others.

Sources:

Vaulted Ambitions: Stories From Where We Were to How We Got Here, Stage Raw
Joseph Rickard papers, Online Archive of California

See also:

The First Negro Classic Ballet is Founded, MoBBallet
First Negro Classic Ballet Company debuts, MoBBallet

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