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WORKSHOPS, COMMUNITY CLASSES & PRIVATE COACHING

OUR MISSION

IS TO OFFER A PROFESSIONAL LEVEL OF TRAINING IN THE PERFORMING ARTS TO

CULTIVATE CREATIVITY, INSPIRE ART & INVEST IN THE PASSION OF STUDENTS OF ALL AGES & BACKGROUNDS.   

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

A  VARIETY  OF  TRADITIONAL  &  NON - TRADITIONAL

DANCE,  ACTING  &  VOICE  WORKSHOPS,  COMMUNITY  CLASSES  &  PRIVATE  COACHING  OPTIONS.

 

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Cultivating Curiosity 2017

NYC Dept. of Youth & Community

 

This past month, Movement & Characters had the honor of teaching over 150 students at 10 different sites throughout Brooklyn, Harlem, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx. This opportunity and experience have been true soul food and I

am forever grateful to have met all of these wonderful kids.

Thank you to; the #NYC Department of Youth & Community

Development and the #CultivatingCuriosity program! Take a second and watch this incredible video by MOKM Creative Services documenting my summer with these superstars :)

 

#HUDSONVALLEY #BROOKLYN #QUEENS #HARLEM #STATENISLAND #BRONX

 

PRIVATE COACHING

 

PRIVATE COACHING FOCUSING ON

 

 

DANCE - ACTING - SINGING - PUBLIC SPEAKING - AUDITION PREPARATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Broadway Dancer Hettie Barnhill is a sensation, both on and off the stage."

-K. Kuchar (DEMO Magazine)

Hettie Barnhill, is the professor of musical theater at Nazareth College, a Broadway actress, a director, a choreographer and the founder of ‘Movement & Characters’ a school dedicated to providing industry level, professional classes in the performing arts for students of all ages, levels and financial backgrounds, located in the Hudson Valley and New York City. Recently nominated for a 2017 New York Innovative Theater Award for Outstanding Choreography, Hettie has performed on Broadway in the production's “Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark”, Tony Award-winning “FELA! (original cast),  and the Tony award nominated “Leap Of Faith” (original cast).

 

Other selected credits include; NYIT Award nom. A Cabaret At The End Of The World (choreographer) The Metropolitan Opera’s Romeo & Juliet, Elektra, and  Lulu,  Dallas Theater Center’s “FLY” A New Musical,  Face-Off Unlimited Improv NYC’s Batsu, Pillow Fight (choreographer)  The St. Louis Muny Opera’s Hairspray, Aida, Camelot and Meet Me In St. Louis. Riverside Theater’s  La Cage Aux Follies and St. Louis Black Rep, Guys & Dolls. Television and Film; Law & Order SVU, The Knick and King Bolden. 

 

 Hettie Graduated from Columbia College in Chicago IL. As an instructor, Hettie has taught at Stephens College MO, Mark Morris NY, SUNY Ulster NY Theater Department, JCC Triple Threat, Mohonk Mountain House, SUNY New Paltz NY  Music Department and Encore Dance Competition for the Stars NJ ( judge).

Offstage, Hettie uses her art as therapy for people in need receiving many awards for her outreach and service in communities since. In 2016, Hettie Cofounded ‘Create A Space Now’ an interactive social platform that uses performing arts and multimedia to further discussion around #blacklivesmatter and the recent events and race relations in America!

WHO IS HETTIE?

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"Great!  Just LOVE it.

Amazing class.  Amazing energy!"

-Ashley (Dance Major 2014)

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