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Dec 08, 2017 (4:21PM)
HSA THEATRE ALLIANCE PRESENTS "HARLEM HOLIDAY LIVE!"
HSA THEATRE ALLIANCE PRESENTS "HARLEM HOLIDAY LIVE!"

HSA THEATRE ALLIANCE PRESENTS "HARLEM HOLIDAY LIVE!"
Celebrate the holiday season with a multi-disciplinary performance by the HSA Theatre Alliance, Dorothy Maynor Singers, HSA Dance Ensemble and HSA Dance Junior Ensemble.

Production Direction by Alfred Preisser

Written by Josiah Fluker-McInnis

Choreography by Aubrey Lynch II, Leyland Simmons, Brianna Reed, and Tracy Johnson

Musical Direction & Arrangements by Rob Baumgartner

Vocal Direction by see more

Dec 08, 2017 (4:11PM)
Dancing make her powerful!
Dancing make her powerful!

Mahkila Cooke, 16 years-old, has been studying dance at HSA with a full scholarship for 5 years.


She doesn't just love attending class, when Mahkile needs someone to talk to or a space to clear her head, HSA is like her second home.


"Dancing makes me feel powerful because I feel I can make a difference. There aren't many African-American ballerinas in the ballet world nowadays, and knowing through hard work and dedication I can be one, makes me feel so pow see more

Dec 06, 2017 (7:16PM)
Annual Report
Annual Report

Thank you for taking the time to discover, and in some cases rediscover, Harlem School of the Arts (HSA), one of New York City’s pioneering arts institutions. We are building upon three years of remarkable growth and are looking toward the future… one built on a strong foundation of excellence and sustainability. In these pages you will discover our story, strategic steps taken, where we are going, our impact, and why we matter…that is, what makes HSA special. We hope that see more

Dec 06, 2017 (5:43PM)
Mission Statement
Mission Statement

Harlem School of the Arts enriches the lives of young people and their families through world-class training in and exposure to the arts across multiple disciplines in an environment that emphasizes rigorous training, stimulates creativity, builds self-confidence, and adds a dimension of beauty to their lives.

HSA achieves its Mission on-site at The Herb Alpert Center by offering high quality, affordable, arts training in dance, music, theatre, and visual art to ethnically and socio-ec see more

Dec 06, 2017 (5:36PM)
Alumni
Alumni

Although the Alumni Association is in its formative stages, your expertise, commitment and talent in completing our mission will be vital. Please email us at alumni@hsanyc.org –we need to know: who you are, how to reach you, and how you would like to get involved. We would like to hear your story!

Thousands of young people and adults have benefited from Harlem School of the Arts programs over the past forty-five years, see more

Dec 06, 2017 (5:25PM)
HSA: A New York City’s pioneering art institution
HSA: A New York City’s pioneering art institution

Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) is one of New York City’s pioneering arts institutions. We are building upon three years of remarkable growth and are looking toward the future…one built on a strong foundation of excellence and sustainability.

The full scope of our recent unprecedented and exciting progress was best characterized by Crain’s New York Business on October 21, 2012, when it reported “A Miracle on 141st Street!” Why? Our future was transform see more

Dec 04, 2017 (7:19PM)
NYTimes: Harlem School of the Arts, Once Shuttered and in Debt, Now Dreams Big
NYTimes: Harlem School of the Arts, Once Shuttered and in Debt, Now Dreams Big

After hundreds of children had finished their dance, piano and voice lessons one recent afternoon, the halls of the Harlem School of the Arts were quiet. Construction workers had also departed, leaving their tools behind.


Just seven years ago, the school, founded in 1964, was $2 million in debt and temporarily closed. Today, the school has not only recovered, but is pivoting from a place that primarily provided arts education for children to a full-fledged performing see more
Nov 02, 2017 (8:36PM)