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The latest discoveries from the Jack Mitchell Archives, including never-before-seen photographs. Blog entries © 2018 Craig B. Highberger, Photographs © 2018 Jack Mitchell, All Rights Reserved.

February 6, 2018
Dancer Arthur Mitchell photographs by Jack Mitchell


 Famed ground breakingAfrican-American dancer and choreographer Arthur Mitchell was photographed by Jack Mitchell
in the 1960's, 1970's, and 1980's. Arthur Mitchell was the second African-American to join the New York City Ballet,
and went on to found the Dance Theatre of Harlem in 1969.

This week two of Jack's photographs of Arthur Mitchell were published in the New Yorker Magazine (February 5, 2018 issue):

and in a New York Times article: "Jacques d'Amboise: Apollo at 83":

Jack photographed Arthur Mitchell in color in 1984:


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