Shannon Tavarez in The Lion King on Broadway


HSA Alumni Association

Although the Alumni Association is in its formative stages, your expertise, commitment and talent in completing our mission will be vital. Please email us at–we need to know: who you are, how to reach you, and how you would like to get involved. We would like to hear your story!

Thousands of young people and adults have benefited from Harlem School of the Arts programs over the past forty-five years, including 2008 Tony Award winner de’Adre Aziza (for Best Performance by Featured Actress in Musical Passing Strange), actor Giancarlo Esposito, composer and arranger Ray Chew, and ten-year-old Shannon Sky Tavarez, who made her Broadway debut playing the role of Young Nala in Disney’s theatrical production of the Lion King.

Featured Alumni Profiles:

Jaylene Clark

Tanza Brown

Katty Rodriguez-Harrold

Haile King Rubie

Noah Stewart



The Registration Office desk will close at 6pm this week, March 13 - 19.

Due to the weather and late announcement from NYC Public Schools that after-school programs are canceled, all HSA group classes and private lessons are now canceled today, February 13, and the administrative office will close at 6PM.

The HSA administrative office will close at 6 PM today.

SPRING 2014 Classes begin Saturday, January 25! There's still time to register!

HSA is open and operating with regular hours today!

Due to the expected severity of today's storm, all classes and private lessons are cancelled for today. The administration office will close close at 5pm today.