Anne Moore joins performing arts department

Anne Moore is joining the school community as a performing arts and part-time dance teacher. “I’m looking forward to working with the amazing dance students at Harvard-Westlake,” said Moore. “My teachers growing up were really inspiring to me, allowing me to explore movement, and then they inspired me to go to college for dance. I […]

Loeb ’98 joins dance department

Ari Loeb ’98 will return to campus to work as a part-time dance instructor and assist with the production of dance shows. Loeb worked for Momix, a modern dance company, for five years, where he spent eleven months a year touring South America and Europe. Afterward, Loeb toured with a dance company called Pilobolus. Loeb […]

Dance teacher ties knot with alum in beach wedding

Father J. Young officiated at the wedding of upper school dance teacher Katie Lowry- Chang ’99 and Will Chang ’97, Aug. 4. Lowry-Chang first met her husband in seventh grade. She was best friends with his sister and saw him very often through middle and high school. Chang accompied Lowry-Chang to her senior prom. “He […]

Learing the Steps

By Claire Hong The Advanced Dance I and II classes attended master classes on April 13 taught by dancers from the Barak Marshall Dance Theatre. The third period Advanced Dance I class had Andrew Cowan as its instructor, while the eighth period was taught by Hai Cohen. Both instructors performed at the University of California, […]

H-W Green holds first meeting of school year

By Hana Al-Henaid H-W Green plans to hold its first meeting of the year next week, H-W Green Chair for the Upper School and math teacher Kent Palmer said. H-W Green is “well into planning initiatives and activities for this year,” Middle School Chair and dance teacher Carrie Green said. Changes already implemented include adding […]

Dancers work with pros

By Mary Rose Fissinger Middle school dance students learned from professional dancers throughout October. Tina Finkelman Berkett and Julie Schulman, members of the Los Angeles dance company Body Traffic, came to the middle school weekly to work with members of the Dance Production class, middle school dance teacher Carrie Green said. They taught two-hour classes […]

Review: upper school dance concert

By Esther Zuckerman I have to admit this was my first time seeing the upper school dance concert, and after a nearly 30-minute late start because there was so much traffic, I was a little tentative. But once the eerie music started to play and the lovely voice of French teacher Simona Ghirlanda as the […]