Rehearsal Director Eriko iisaku performs "Look at This Shirt," choreography by Francesca Harper
Francesca Harper's solo performance about her mother Denise Jefferson, who directed The Alvin Ailey School for 26 years, will be performed in Stuttgart, Germany in the Summer of 2017.
Francesca performs with other Broadway Veterans Rachelle Rak and Angie Schworer in an excerpt of "There's Gotta be Something better than this" choreographed by James Kinney
Francesca has been asked to choreograph for Princeton University this Fall. World Premiere in December 2016.
Francesca choreographs for TU Dance in Minneapolis. World Premiere in November 2016.
The Francesca Harper Project tours Michigan on October 24th in Creatures of Prometheus with a Full Orchestra. Creatures of Prometheus was originally commissioned by The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and performed at The New Jersey Performing Arts Center in 2012.
Choreography by Francesca Harper, Composed by John Adams, Costumes by Elias Gurrola. Francesca and The Dance Theatre of Harlem were recipients of a NEFA grant for their production that tours the USA this Fall and Premieres at New York's City Center in the Spring of 2017.
Francesca had the honor of collaborating with fellow Louis Vuitton Innovation and Technology Award Recipient Elias Gurrola on her fist clothing line and presentation for Fall Fashion week 2016.
Join Francesca Harper in the Contemporary Masters Series at STEPS on Broadway! Participants will have the opportunity to workshop improvisational techniques, learn FHP Repertory, and create their own movement.
Students of the Contemporary Dance & Performance NYC Summer Intensive will have the chance to show some of the knowledge gained and repertoire learned over the 10 day intensive in front of friends, family, and industry professionals. The Francesca Harper Project will also perform. Tickets $20. Due to limited seating, tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets available at http://fhpsummerintensivestudioshowing.eventbrite.com.
The Francesca Harper Project is excited to host the First Annual Contemporary Dance & Performance NYC Summer Intensive July 25th-August 4th, 2016. The ten day interdisciplinary intensive provides an inspiring environment to train rigorously with world renowned instructors and choreographers, as well as perform for and network with industry professionals at a studio showing in the beautiful and historic Alvin Ailey Studios. More than just a dance intensive, artists will have the opportunity to explore across disciplines and learn how to bring a new level of honesty and freedom to their personal work.
The NYC Dance Alliance Foundation will celebrate awarding over $14 Million in college scholarships with a fundraising performance at The Joyce Theater on Monday evening, April 18, 2016. Expect an evening of dance artistry featuring outstanding NYCDA alumni, the choreography of NYCDA faculty, and special guest performances from prominent professional dance companies all benefiting the NYCDAF College Scholarship Program.
ITE’s third annual festival of emerging and established choreographers will feature solo, duet, and trio works by noteworthy dance makers in NYC. Running from Wednesday, March 23rd through Saturday, March 26th.