Commissions and MasterClasses

Artistic Director Gentry Isaiah George is on faculty at many leading institutions including the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), Randolph College, and Eglevsky Ballet. He teaches a variety of techniques including Ballet, Modern Dance, Improvisation, and Composition, as well as ZEST Repertoire. He has also taught Masterclasses at Princeton University, and is a Guest Choreographer for the Peter London Global Dance Company and Arts High School (Newark, NJ).

If you’re interested in having George choreograph or teach a Masterclass at your studio or school please email:

 info@zestcollective.org

 Selina Hack, Giulia D’Antoni, Emma Fitzsimmons - Photo by Felix Kunze

Selina Hack, Giulia D’Antoni, Emma Fitzsimmons - Photo by Felix Kunze


Youth Dance @ The Dance Project of Washington Heights

 Photo by Mike Fitelson - Courtesy United Palace and DPWH

Photo by Mike Fitelson - Courtesy United Palace and DPWH

In the Fall of 2016 ZEST's Artistic Director Gentry George was offered a position to teach at Northern Manhattan’s Dance Project of Washington Heights (DPWH). His mission to bring value and appreciation of art and education to students in his NYC community then began to unfold. He continues to work year round, supported by DPWH’s Executive Director Heather Godfrey to build a supportive environment to broaden his students' creative and artistic skills through the art of dance.

Register you child today! Visit:  www.danceprojectwh.org

George teaches Ballet Mondays, Saturdays, and Thursdays at DPWH

Where:  United Palace of Cultural Arts - 4140 Broadway, New York, NY 10033

 


Community Outreach and Performances

 Anthony Santos - Photo by Scott Shaw

Anthony Santos - Photo by Scott Shaw

ZEST’s community outreach performances include repertory selections that are classic, modern, and all inspirational. Each summer the company presents a brand new work a Fort Tryon Park for Inwood / Washington Heights’ Higher Ground Festival.

Other performance opportunities include school assembly presentations as well as private events.

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