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01/11/2016 Congratulations to our junior world windsurfing champion! The school is absolutely delighted to announce that Mak Cheuk Wing in Form 2A, won the Techno World Championships at Lake Garda in Italy, on 29 October 2016. She beat two very competitive. Texas Association for the Gifted (TAGT) Legacy Book Awards Also visit 2E (Twice Exceptional) Books for books unique to twice exceptional children. For Kids and Teens books, see Hot Topics! 5 Levels of Gifted: School Issues and. Introduction to Education Grassie, W. Entangled narratives: Competing visions of the good life (rev.). The Sri Lanka Journal of the Humanities, XXXIV (1&2). Retrieved March 2009, from http:// Huitt, W.
Meet Our Instructors. West Side YMCARaul Abrego (set designer) is a set designer for Opera, Theater, Film and Television. Recent select projects include Underneathmybed by Florencia Lozano directed by Pedro Pascal, I Like It Like That, directed by Waddys Jaquez, In the Heights for the Hangar Theater directed by Suzanne Agins. Originally from Missouri, Sean was one of the directors of an award winning youth theater as well as an in- demand music director/keyboardist and piano teacher in the St. Since moving to New York,he has performed in a variety of venues and various companies in Manhattan, Astoria, and the Bronx.
Favorite recent productions include Floyd Collins, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Songs for a New World, and White Christmas. He is grateful for this opportunity to continue to educate and entertain today’s youth through themediums of theater, music, and storytelling. Kara Branch (Costume Design) is a New York City based costume designer and fashion stylist for theatre, film and print. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. This is her first Kid's Company production.
Before coming to the Y, she toured with How the Grinch Stole Christmas and worked several seasons at Bristol Valley Theatre. She has a BFA in Drama from Carnegie Mellon University. Annalisa Ledson (Dance) is a teaching artist, performer and choreographer based in Brooklyn. She's taught in the public schools, after school programs and summer camps for over a decade. She has created and performed in new works at BAM, The 1. Street Y, Joe’s Pub, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Windhover Performing Arts, Stonington Opera House, The Tank, Under St. Marks, Mark Morris and The Actors Fund Arts Center among others.
She is on the artistic committee and co- producer for National Choreography Month and an associate artist with THEATRE 4the PEOPLE. A recipient of Excellence in Acting & Choreography Awards from Drew University. She is thrilled to be a part of the teaching artist team at the YMCA!
Cynthia Mace(Theater/Acting) Actress CYNTHIA MACE is a dedicated teacher of the craft and popular mentor. She has created roles for authors Barbara Hammond, Murray Schisgal, Lee Blessing, Oliver Mayer, John Mighton, Robbie Baitz, and Tony Kushner. Dudgeon in The Devil’s Disciple at New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Phyllis, in Sideways (World Premier) for the La Jolla Playhouse, directed by Des Mc. Anuff. Other credits include: The Nurse in Romeo and Juliet for Yale Rep, Ada in Safe Home for The Women’s Project, Stevie in The Goat or Who is Sylvia?
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Also for the Mark Taper Forum, Harper in Angels in America (Pulitzer Prize) Millennium Approaches and Perestroika (World Premier,) directed by Oskar Eustis with Tony Taccone. She portrayed Miss Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest opposite Lynn Redgrave for the Papermill Playhouse, Sally opposite Lynn Redgrave in The Mandrake Root, (World Premier) for San Jose Rep. Redgrave in her final role Nightingale Off Broadway at The Manhattan Theatre Club. FILM: Michael Clayton, The Alphabet Killer, Blast From The Past, When A Man Loves a Woman, Fearless. TV: L& O SVU, Onion News Network, Weapons of Mass Distraction, Icebound, and Murphy Brown.
Ashley Mc. Queen (Dance) graduated with a BFA in Dance from Webster University (St. Louis, MO) and is currently pursuing her MFA in Dance from Hollins University, Class of 2.
Louis, Mc. Queen performed with Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company for two seasons and was twice invited by ANNONYArts to independently choreograph/direct two evening length concerts at Satori, An Artist Space. As a Kranzberg Exhibition Series Guest Artist, she choreographed Laune, a site specific dance performance on rideable lawnmowers for Laumeier Sculpture Park. Since moving to New York, Mc. Queen founded Smashworks Dance Collective and has performed with Shawn. Bible. Dance. Co., Sans Limites Dance, Eunoia Dance Ex, Artistic Abandon, and Bom Diggs. She presented work at He.
For. She Arts Week NYC, Dance Astoria Festival, Take Root at Green Space, Tiny Dance Festival, Amalgamate Artist Series, Sans Limites Dance Winter Concert, Marie- Christine Giordano Salon Series, and BIPA Festival of Cultures. Mc. Queen’s choreography has been presented at the Dance St. Louis Spring to Dance Festival, American College Dance Festival, St. Louis National Dance Week, and Regional Dance America SERBA Festivals. She set works for companies such as The Big Muddy Dance Company, Arova Contemporary Ballet, Alabama Dance Theatre, and Southern Danceworks.
Mc. Queen received the Monticello Award/full tuition scholarship to attend the National Choreography Intensive as both a dancer and choreographer. She currently directs/choreographs for Smashworks Dance Collective while working as a Guest Artist for Notes In Motion Outreach Dance Theatre, teaching for Pure Barre West Village, and performing in the New York area.
Megan Mac. Phee (Dance/Theater) Choreography credits include: Washington DC's Opera Alterna, Beggar’s Opera and The Perfect Game at Catholic University, 2. Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Romeo and Juliet: A Rock n Roll Adaptation at New Milford High School, NJ. Megan is also a ballet teacher with Grace Theatre Workshop and an acting teacher at two studios in midtown Manhattan. Professionally, Megan is a member of Actors Equity Association; National Tour and Regional credits include Nickelodeon/Broadway Across America, Hairspray, My Fair Lady, Pinkalicious, West Side Story, and Steel Magnolias. Megan is also a professional voice over artist, she has a Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre and trained at London Dramatic Academy. Ky Platt (Master Carpenter) is a technical theatre professional who has worked in the NYC theatre scene as a Master Carpenter and Technical Director since 2. Originally from Southern Ohio, Ky has a technical education in metalworking as well as a BA from The Ohio State University in African American and African Studies.
John Prestianni (Music) has been a freelance Musical Director, accompanist, club date musician and composer in New York City for over 2. BFA from SUNY Purchase. Past project include 'The Black Dahlia' with Richard Sabellico at the York Theater in 2. Emily Skinner and Aaron Lazaar), and 'The Vaudevillian' with Brian Henry (produced by Chelsea Rep).
Andrew Scoville (Theater/Acting) is a theater director specializing in the development of new work. His most recent project is . He is a student project mentor at his alma mater, Playwrights Horizons Theater School (NYU) and teaches opera based learning for the Metropolitan Opera Guild. Devra Seidel (Music) is a classical pianist, actor, singer and musical director. Seidel has accompanied and performed with Sandra Joseph, Broadways’ ten year Christine Daae in The Phantom of the Opera. Heidi Stallings (Theater) believes in the power of creating connections between diverse communities through the disciplines of Drama, Opera, and Musical Theatre. Stallings has appeared on Broadway and in the National Tours of CATS as Grizabella, directed by Trevor Nunn, ZORBA as Sophia, directed by Joel Grey, and EVITA, as Eva Peron, directed by Harold Prince.
In addition, she has lent her voice to multiple award winning animated specials for HBO, PBS, and The Family Channel. A teaching artist for over 2. Ms. Stallings is currently on staff with The New Victory Theatre, The Roundabout Theatre Company, The Metropolitan Opera Guild, and Disney Theatricals in New York City. Stallings holds a BFA from Illinois Wesleyan University in Music and Drama.
Lillian Stamey (Dance) is a NY based artist who specializes in movement performance and choreography. Since her arrival in New York, Lillian has had the chance to work with choreographers Francesca Harper, John Zullo, Salvator La. Russa, and Lindsay Gilmour, and has performed at NYC venues such as Ailey Citigroup Theater, New York City Center Studios, Dixon Place, and Irondale Ensemble. Lillian has as well presented her own co- produced work of Now I am An Island, at the Dixon Place. As a teaching artist Lillian believes that class should serve as a creative, physical, and intellectual outlet. She strives to create a safe space for students to grow and develop a sustaining self confidence both inside and outside of class. Alana Marie Urda (Dance) has worked as a professional choreographer and teacher in NYC for over 1.
The Trinity School, The West Side YMCA and Bridge for Dance Studios. With a BFA in dance from FSU, Alana is Assistant Director of The Trinity School After School Program and is Choreographer for the West Side YMCA’s Professional Kids Company and The Events in Orlando, FL.
Alana is also Co- Founder and Artistic Director of Amalgamate Dance Company, Inc (ADC) where she has envisioned and produced a range of distinguished dance events, charity projects, and educational workshops. Her work has been celebrated in renowned NYC venues including Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out Series, Boston University, BBKings, The Times Center, Ailey Citigroup, MMAC and Merce Cunningham Studio and tours both nationally and internationally. She is an Artist in Residence at Bridge for Dance and a grant recipient of the Mertz Gilmore Foundation. Rosan / Cherry Pit Theatre, Fiddler on the Roof Jr / The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater and Angels, the Musical / Duke Theatre. She has worked with artists such as Peter Kalivas, Ronnie Demarco, Suzanne Farrell, Dan Wagoner, and Jawole Zollar.
Alana is thrilled to be in her 6th year as teaching staff at the West Side YMCA. Owen Weaver (Music/Percussion) Through a combination of original music, improvisation, and collaboration with leading composers of his generation, percussionist Owen Weaver’s “intensely focused” (Gramophone) performances combine the forces of rhythm, noise, beauty and stasis while seeking the musical potential in everyday life.
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