Gina Chiavelli is the Artistic Director of both Dutchess Dance Theatre and Pinewood School of Dance, and currently on the faculty of SUNY New Paltz.
She is a former adjunct professor at Fordham University where she taught classical ballet and jazz.
She is currently an International Judge for the American Academy of Ballet and has had the opportunity to judge ballet dancers not only in the U.S., but also in South Africa, London and Mexico.
She is a certified member of both the Professional Dance Teachers Association and Dance Educators of America.
is a four-time recipient of the "Outstanding Choreography Award" from the Professional Dance Teachers Association
, and a four -time recipient of the "Diamond Choreography Award" from American Dance Awards.
was also the 2005 Dance Educators of America Outstanding Choreography winner.
was featured in the January 2001 issue of Dance Teacher Magazine
in an article entitled, "Fostering Incentives."
studied with many notable ballet teachers in New York including: Tom Adair, Don Farnsworth, Jack Hertzog, Peter Nelson, Madame Seda Suny Sorvillo, Vickie Sheer, Igor Schwetzoff and Larry Stevens.
If you have any questions, problems or concerns, please feel free to speak to our receptionist or call the Director, Gina Chiavelli