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Bio:
Alfred Preisser is an award winning director, writer and producer of theatre. He has led over forty professional productions in New York and regionally. From 1999 – 2009 Mr. Preisser was the Founding Artistic Director of the Classical Theatre of Harlem, where he has created a wide and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Alfred Preisser is an award winning director, writer and producer of theatre. He has led over forty professional productions in New York and regionally. From 1999 – 2009 Mr. Preisser was the Founding Artistic Director of the Classical Theatre of Harlem, where he has created a wide and ... (read complete bio)
JAG Productions Presents Lanie Robertson's LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL Photo JAG Productions Presents Lanie Robertson's LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL
by Julie Musbach - May 17, 2018

JAG Productions (Vermont's one and only award-winning, professional African-American Theatre company!), will present, the profound jazz musical, Lady Day  Emerson's Bar & Grill by Lanie Robertson. The show will be run from May 24th-May 27th at the Engine Room in White River Junction, May 31st-June 3rd at The Grange Theater in Pomfret and June 7-10 at Main Street Landing's Black Box Theater in Burlington, VT. Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill will be directed by JAG Productions' Founder & Producing Artistic Director, Jarvis Antonio Green.

Tamara Tunie to Direct JAZZLAND In Concert A Musical Based On ALICE IN WONDERLAND Photo Tamara Tunie to Direct JAZZLAND In Concert A Musical Based On ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by Julie Musbach - Apr 10, 2018

It has been announced that Tamara Tunie will direct JAZZLAND: in Concert, a new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, set in Depression-era Harlem at the height of the Harlem Renaissance.

HSA Theatre Alliance Launches 2018 Season With A New Production Of MACBETH Photo HSA Theatre Alliance Launches 2018 Season With A New Production Of MACBETH
by Julie Musbach - Mar 5, 2018

On Friday, March 9, students enrolled in the theater and acting programs at the famed Harlem School of the Arts, under the guidance of Alfred Preisser, Artistic Director & Chair of the Theatre Department, will launch the 2018 theater season with a production of Shakespeare's MACBETH. For two consecutive weekends on Friday and Saturdays at 7:00 PM, and on Sundays at 3:00 PM, March 9 - 18, at HSA Theatre, 649 Saint Nicholas Avenue.

Harlem School of The Arts & Actress Tamara Tuni Announce New Musical Based on ALICE I Photo Harlem School of The Arts & Actress Tamara Tuni Announce New Musical Based on ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by Julie Musbach - Feb 15, 2018

JAZZLAND: in Concert, a new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, and set in Harlem, circa the 1930s at the height of the Harlem Renaissance, will begin rehearsals in March, and is scheduled for a limited run at the HSA Theatre, 649 Saint Nicholas Avenue, in New York City.  Performances are scheduled for two consecutive weekends, beginning on Friday, May 11 through Sunday, May 20.

HSA Theatre Alliance to Present HARLEM HOLIDAY LIVE! Photo HSA Theatre Alliance to Present HARLEM HOLIDAY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) Theatre Alliance presents a joyous celebration of the season that is sure to have you dancing and singing in the isles.

HSA Theatre Alliance to Present HARLEM HOLIDAY LIVE! Photo HSA Theatre Alliance to Present HARLEM HOLIDAY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) Theatre Alliance presents a joyous celebration of the season that is sure to have you dancing and singing in the isles.

Join Dance/NYC for Disability Dance Artistry Conversation Series Photo Join Dance/NYC for Disability Dance Artistry Conversation Series
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2017

Please join Dance/NYC for a series of conversations about integrated and disability dance artistry, dance made and performed by and with disabled dancers. Organized around New York City metropolitan area performance activity at the nexus of disability and dance, the series features leading artists working at that nexus in conversation with their presenters. The goals of the series are to drive awareness and interest in dance made by and with disabled artists, capture and share lessons learned by featured artists, and generate dialogue and partnerships among attendees. Featured artists are grantees of Dance/NYC's Disability. Dance. Artistry. Fund, created to advance dance making by and with disabled artists.

Renowned Dancer/Choreographer Twyla Tharp to Speak at Harlem School of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) will host a conversation with Twyla Tharp, the much celebrated dancer/choreographer and founder of Twyla Tharp Dance.

HSA Theatre Alliance Presents THE TROJAN WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

HSA Theatre Alliance presents a contemporary take on the classic Greek tragedy by Euripides, The Trojan Women. Award-winning director and Harlem School of the Arts Artistic Director Alfred Preisser directs the play, which is scheduled to run Today through Sunday for four weeks, beginning February 24 - March 19 at the HSA Theatre, 645 St. Nicholas Avenue, NYC 10030.

HSA Theatre Presents Contemporary Take on Euripides' THE TROJAN WOMEN, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

HSA Theatre Alliance presents a contemporary take on the classic Greek tragedy by Euripides, The Trojan Women.

HSA Theatre to Present Contemporary Take on Euripides' THE TROJAN WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

HSA Theatre Alliance presents a contemporary take on the classic Greek tragedy by Euripides, The Trojan Women.

HSA Theatre Alliance Presents THE TROJAN WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

HSA Theatre Alliance presents a contemporary take on the classic Greek tragedy by Euripides, The Trojan Women. Award-winning director and Harlem School of the Arts Artistic Director Alfred Preisser directs the play, which is scheduled to run Friday through Sunday for four weeks, beginning February 24 - March 19 at the HSA Theatre, 645 St. Nicholas Avenue, NYC 10030.

Photo Flash: Michael Feinstein Honored at Harlem School of the Arts' 2016 Masquerade Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

On Monday, October 31, 2016, Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) hosted its annual gala benefit to support the school's year-round visual and performing arts programming and initiatives. This year's event, which raised $1 million for the school, transformed into a Halloween Masquerade Ball, was held in the Grand Ballroom at The Plaza Hotel. Scroll down for photos!

Harlem School of the Arts to Launch 2016 Season with Original Student Production ALL THE NEWS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) will launch the Fall 2016 Season with its first original student theatre production, All The News, a dynamic fast-paced satire of contemporary news programs and infotainment.

Harlem School of the Arts to Launch 2016 Season with Original Student Production ALL THE NEWS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) will launch the Fall 2016 Season with its first original student theatre production, All The News, a dynamic fast-paced satire of contemporary news programs and infotainment.

SOUL NATIVITY, ART Makers and More Set for Harlem School of the Arts' Fall 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Today, the Harlem School of the Arts announced programming for its Fall 2016 Season. Under the leadership of President Eric G. Pryor, the premier arts institution kicks off a dynamic season of more than 15 performances, concerts, exhibitions and events that feature music, dance, theatre and visual arts.

Riant Theatre Announces 2016 Pioneer of the Arts Award Winners
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 9, 2016

The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director), a nonprofit theatre supporting playwrights and theatremakers of diverse cultural backgrounds, is holding the Launch Party for its annual Strawberry One-Act and Theatre Festival on Saturday, June 25, 2016, 3pm at the Poet's Den Theatre (309 East 108th Street, NYC). The evening will include the presentation of 2016 Pioneer of the Arts Award For Outstanding Achievement In Television and Theatre to the Emmy-winning stage, film and TV actor Joe Morton, Tony Nominee and eight time AUDELCO Award winner, Andre De Shields, the acclaimed Broadway and television actress Barbara Montgomery, and multiple Grammy Award winner, Broadway musical director and arranger Chapman Roberts. A reception with food, drinks and dancing will follow. Tickets ($50 before June 15th; $60 after that date) are available through The Riant Theatre's website (www.therianttheatre.com) and by calling the box office at 646-623-3488. They can also be purchased (cash only) at the door.

HSA Theatre Alliance to Present ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The Harlem School of Arts Theatre Department is launching One Monkey Don't Stop No Show a consistently hilarious, emotionally stirring and beautifully written satirical comedy directed by Artistic Director Alfred Preisser.

HSA Theatre Alliance to Present ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 19, 2016

The Harlem School of Arts Theatre Department is launching One Monkey Don't Stop No Show a consistently hilarious, emotionally stirring and beautifully written satirical comedy directed by Artistic Director Alfred Preisser.

HSA Theatre Department Presents MEDEA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

The Harlem School of Arts Theatre Department presents MEDEA, Adapted, Directed and Designed by Artistic Director Alfred Preisser.

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