Staying the Course

It's rather unusual these days for anyone to work for the same company for more than two decades, but costume designer Pamela Allen-Cummings has been with Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) for 21 years. Originally from Toledo, OH, Allen-Cummings knew she wanted to major in fashion design, and thought she would ultimately be a shoe designer. She graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and her first job out of college was at Dance Theatre of Harlem, where she has been ever since.

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