Alfonse Napolitano native of Parsippany, New Jersey began dancing at the age of six. He is currently an undergraduate at Montclair State University majoring in Dance Performance and Dance Education (K-12). While attending school, he studied Ballet, Modern, Laban Movement Analysis, Choreography, Costume/Lighting, and Improvisation. He has performed in works by Shapiro and Smith, Camille A. Brown, Alwin Nikolias, Fredrick Earl Mosley, Sara Hook and many more. Alfonse Napolitano was also greatly involved in the competition world, where he has won multiple titles on the regional, national, and world level. He is an experienced teacher and choreographer of all age groups and abilities. Napolitano has also won multiple awards for his choreography. He has performed in venues such as Madison Square Garden, 92ndStreet Y, The Joyce Theater, and Jazz at Lincoln Center. He was awarded the Frances Chalif Award for Excellence in Dance on the local level. He has learned various pieces of repertory from the O’Donnell Dance Company during his studies in their certification program. He received his O’Donnell Technique teaching certificate in July 2019. He also uses his love of dance to assist in teaching children with Autism in the form of dance therapy. Alfonse specializes in ballet, lyrical, contemporary, and contemporary ballet. Napolitano is currently a dancer for Freespace Dance under the direction of Donna Scro Samori. He recently performed with the company premiering a new work at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center.
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*Alfonse Napolitano is also CPR/AED Certified.
*Certified in the May O'Donnell Technique