Adriana Santoro graduated from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University with her BFA in Dance. Prior to college, she received her training at the Princeton Ballet School in the Pre-Professional Program and American Repertory Ballet Workshops. During her summer and winter seasons, she also trained with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Carolina Ballet, Kaatsbaan Extreme Ballet, New Jersey Youth Theatre, San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, STUFFED: d.a.n.c.e., Tiffany Mills Company, Washington School of Ballet, and 10 Hairy Legs. Santoro has recently performed works by Sherry Alban, Brian Brooks, Randy James, Bill T. Jones, Alex Ketley, Graham Lustig, Tiffany Mills, Ohad Naharin, Paul C. Ocampo, Javier Padilla, Julia Ritter, Bobbi Jene Smith, Chien-Ying Wang, Micayla Wynn, and Netta Yerushalmy among others. Santoro currently dances for OcampoWang Dance and directs collaborative projects through Adriana Santoro & Artists in the Tri-State Area. She has also served as a Guest Choreographer for Ballet Forte NJ at Wings Conservatory. Adriana Santoro & Artists has performed at The Actors Fund Arts Center, Bickford Theater at the Morris Museum, Dixon Place, Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, Hudson Guild Theater, Judson Memorial Church, Landmark Loew's Jersey Theater, Loree Dance Theater, Mark Morris Dance Center, Ritz Performing Arts Stage, SMUSH Gallery, Triskelion Art's Muriel Schulman Theater, Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater, and Vorhees Chapel at Rutgers University. Through the Polestar Pilates Teacher Training Program mentored by Kim Gibilisco at Rutgers University, Santoro is additionally a POLESTAR Pilates graduate and PMA® Certified Pilates Teacher.
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