From the Streets to the Stage: The Journey of Fredrick Davis

A Black Man in a “White” Art

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Today Fredrick Davis travels the world as a professional ballet dancer, but finding his place as a black man in a primarily white art was a journey. Dance Theatre of Harlem Artistic Director, Virginia Johnson, discusses the history of the company and its founder, Arthur Mitchell, who served as an inspiration for Fred as he fell in love with ballet.

Aired: 06/30/16

Rating: TV-PG

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