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Benefit Concert in honor of Francesca McAndrew
March 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm$15 – $30
Join us March 27th at 4pm to honor the life of Francesca McAndrew with a dance Benefit Concert. Francesca McAndrew lived her entire existence in Westchester County, New York. Originally raised as a child in Yonkers, she spent her former 20 years in Mt. Pleasant, New York. Upon completing her education, she immediately pursued her dream to open her own hair salon known as Le Loft Salon & Spa. The business started in Thornwood, New York in the early 1990’s. She immediately drew a loyal following of clients leading her to move to 353 Manville Road, Pleasantville, New York. She remained in Pleasantville for more than 20 years, earning widespread recognition as one of the premier salons and spas in Westchester County. She earned “Best in Westchester” from Westchester Magazine, and a sundry of awards from numerous trade magazines, publications and social media venues. She left an indelible mark on Pleasantville and the thousands of loyal clients she served over the years.
Help us honor her memory by supporting our dancers at a benefit concert in dedication to her put on by Expressions Studio for the Arts & Chloe Kastner Dance Company and donating to the LUNGevity Foundation. Your support will help drive advances in lung cancer detection and treatment that are saving lives, and provide free education and support to all affected by lung cancer. May her kindness, strength, and bravery live on.
Francesca’s daughter, Evelyn McAndrew, has been dancing with Expressions Studio for the Arts since they first opened. Expressions Studio for the Arts (ESA) is a dance studio founded by Casey Hartman, in the heart of Westchester New York, located in Briarcliff Manor. Casey founded Expressions Studio of the Arts to create a studio focused on achieving exceptional standards of dance and offer a unique approach to dance education. Self-love and holistic health is heavily emphasized while providing recreational or competitive training. ESA offers a wide variety of classes including ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, musical theatre, acrobatics, and more for all ages and skill levels including preschool and adult dance fitness classes! Master acting and singing classes are also offered periodically so students can fully experience all that the performing arts has to offer! ESA is also home to the Chloe Kastner Dance Company (CKDC), an international dance company based out of Westchester, founded and directed by Co-Director of ESA, Chloe Kastner. The artistic alliance with CKDC brings a uniqueness to ESA, as they bring a behind the scenes look into the artistic process behind choreographing and staging productions. https://www.expressionsstudioforthearts.com