GESTURES Save the Date

Mark Your Calendars Now!

GESTURES Dance Ensemble
Two evenings of Dance
June 18 and 19, 7:30 PM
The Ailey Citigroup Theater
Joan Weill Center for Dance

“If you’re interested in checking out stars of the next generation, Gestures is a good place to start.” – Elizabeth Zimmer, METRO


Upcoming Events and Summer Programs

Hello Friends,

Here is a list of the upcoming events here at the Harbor Conservatory, along with a description of our summer programs:

May 7, 2010                   Mother’s Day Vocal Concert                                                              Third Floor Theater, Heckscher Building

June 5, 2010                 Theater Repertory Co. Performance                                      Third Floor Theater, Heckscher Building

June 7, 2010                  Musical Theater Workshop                                                                       Third Floor Theater, Heckscher Building

June 9, 2010                  The All Jazz Ensemble                                                                             Third Floor Theater, Heckscher Building

June 11, 2010                 Annual Vocal Recital                                                                                Third Floor Theater, Heckscher Building

June 12, 2010                 Footworks Dance Recital                                                                          HOSTOS Center for Arts

June 14, 2010                 Salute to Achievement                                                                             Featuring Harbor Conservatory’s 40 Anniversary                                         Mandarin Oriental

June 18, 19, 2010            GESTURES Dance Ensemble                                                                     Ailey Citigroup Theater

June 20, 2010                 Awards Music Recital                                                                               TBA

Registration Begins on June 28, 2010

July 6 – August 13: Summer Semester for Music students only.

July 6th – to July 17th: CLASSICAL MUSIC INTENSIVE for children ages 7-14, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Appropriate for both beginners and intermediate students. * All interested students or parents should contact the specific program director at 212-427- 2244, Dr. Martin Soderberg, Classical Music: ext. 557

July 2nd – to July 16th: MUSICAL THEATER INTENSIVE for youngsters’ ages 12-17, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm For beginners and intermediate students who love to perform and would like to learn more about musical theater. *All interested students or parents should contact the specific program director at 212-427- 2244 *Musical Theater: ext. 570/558, Nina Klyvert-Lawson/Michael Awusie

GESTURES to Perform with La Roche College Dance Theater

Members of the La Roche College Dance Theatre, in conjunction with the Office of Black Ministry, Archdiocese of New York, are gearing up for their third annual performance in the Big Apple. The dancers will present “A Celebration of the Spirit of Dance – An Evening of Dance Destined to Lift the Spirits” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, The Joan Weill Center for Dance, New York City.

La Roche students and alumni performing this year are: Ashley Barnabei, Emilio Cabrera, Andrea Carik, Angela Cipparone, Camilo Gomez, Holly Kepins, Melanie Modaffari, Liz Munshour, Rachel Rettberg and Danielle Sinnott-Shearer. The GESTURES Dance Ensemble of Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts, New York, will be special guest artists during this performance.

Tickets are $35 for adults and $20 for students, seniors and children. Tickets are available through (Special offer for La Roche friends, family and alumni: Enter the code “LRC” at checkout and receive all of your tickets at the special price of $20 each!) For more information, contact Nicole Kubit at or visit

(Optional: Space is reserved for a 6 p.m. pre-fix dinner at Puttanesca Restaurant for $49 inclusive. To reserve your spot at the dinner, please contact e-mail:

Nina Gale Olson
Director of External Affairs

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