Sleepy Hollow at Symphony Space
Nov. 2015 This winter, SHPA pesented four new works at Symphony Space in NYC as part of Artistic Dance Exchange competition and convention.
Our dances were hits, winning the highest marks in their categories, as well as the "Most Entertaining Dance" award for Albert Guerzon's "If You Dare".
Other choreographers included Davon Chance; Matt Anderson; Emelia Sikorsky and Kate Fishman.
Editors Picks-Best of Westchester
Broadway, North Broadway!
Aug. 2015 Sleepy Hollow Performing Artists is so grateful for those who made our first ever fundraiser - Broadway, North Broadway! a tremendous success! In addition to appearances by our own company, we were privileged to have performances by Ester Barrosa (pictured) who sang a song from her lead role as "Kim" in Miss Saigon; Blake Whyte (Credits include "Fiero" from Wicked), who sang an original work; Michelle Dawson (Mama Mia) singing "The Winner Takes It All" from Mama Mia; and the incredible Jimmy Tate, who tapped and sang his own work! Thank you to all those who attended for helping to make the night a wild success!
Candy Canes and Cavaliers Meet Icons of the Hour
By Iris Hickey Arno
There’s Clara, and the Sugar Plum Fairy, and dancing snowflakes, break dancers, unicyclers, Brittany Spears, Dora the Explorer and…say what? That’s right—all those characters appear in The Sleepy Hollow Performing Arts Center’s version of “The Nutcracker”—here dubbed “Nutcracker Now 2008”—which opens tonight (Dec. 12) at the Irvington Town Hall Theater and continues with two show tomorrow.
From Mouse to Boss
As a child and teenager, Press, now 45, progressed from mouse to angel to snowflake and on up the line with the Boston Ballet’s “Nutcracker.” After earning a BFA in dance from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, she went on to be a principal dancer with the Ballet of Contemporary Arts at Harkness House and the American Dance Machine, a company specializing in Broadway-style repertoire. Read article