2014–15 Performing Arts Residency

Announcing our 2014-15 Season of Performing Artists-in-Residence!


BLITZ

#ArturoO'Farrill
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#KaliRodríguez-Peña

#W.A.F.F.L.E NYC

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Anne Calhoun
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Dr. Hetty Fox



CASITA MARIA 80 YEARS OF INSPIRING THE FUTURE

Alumnus Talk: David Gonzalez in conversation with Elena Martínez
Thursday, April 2nd, 6 – 8 PM
Photos: Gonzalez’s self portrait, c.1977.
The New York Times staff photograph by Earl Wilson.

 

 

LINCOLN CENTER PERFORMANCES AT CASITA

Lincoln Center's new program, Boro-Linc, offers special FREE family programs at Casita Maria.

Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

2014–15 Performing Arts Residency

Announcing our 2014-15 Season of Performing Artists-in-Residence!


BLITZ / BRONX LATIN JAZZ

ARTURO O’FARRILL and CASITA MARIA CENTER FOR ARTS & EDUCATION are proud to present BLITZ, a new Bronx-based Latin Jazz ensemble that will be performing in untraditional venues throughout the South Bronx.

The musicians that form BLITZ are ARTURO O’FARRILL, WILL CALHOUN, BAM BAM RODRÍGUEZ, ALEJANDRO AVILÉS and KALI RODRÍGUEZ-PENA. This cultural initiative and free concerts are made possible by the DORIS DUKE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION and are open to the public and for all ages.

FREE BOMBA DANCE AND DRUMMING CLASSES FOR TEENS

Every Saturday Casita Maria dance teacher MILTERI TUCKER and BOMBAZO DANCE COMPANY teach Bomba dance classes and Bomba drumming classes for youth (ages 11-14) at 10 AM and 11 AM, respectively. At the dance class, students learn dances of the Caribbean Diaspora such as Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba, Afro-Cuban and Haitian dances coupled with a strong foundation in ballet, jazz and modern dance. The drumming class teaches students how to play African, Bomba, Haitian and Cuban rhythms. For more information send an email to jisaacs@casitamaria.org

80 REASONS TO LOVE CASITA MARIA

To celebrate our 80th Anniversary we are looking 80 reasons why the members of our community love Casita Maria. Show your appreciation to Casita Maria by sending us your photo with your reason to love Casita, just like the one you see here. We will post your photo on our website and social media. For more information send an email to edelgado@casitamaria.org

 

Were you a Casita Maria Kid?

If Casita Maria has been part of your life, we'd love to hear from you. We are currently compiling a mailing list of Casita Kid Alumni for future newsletters and events.

Please send a message to edelgado@casitamaria.org  and we will be in touch with you very soon!