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Mr. Marcus Galante

Founder and Artistic Director

Comic Ballet Company

Comic Ballet Company

Background Information

Employment History

Guest Teacher
Gulfshore Ballet Inc

Affiliations

Board Member
Dancers Over 40 Inc

Faculty Member
Chicago National Association of Dance Masters

Faculty Member
Midwestern Regional Ballet Festival

Web References (17 Total References)


Asgard Productions: Marcus Galante, Ballet CD

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Marcus Galante Bio Asgard Productions: Marcus Galante, Ballet CD

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MARCUS GALANTE
Marcus Galante has worked extensively as a choreographer and teacher throughout the world. Trained at the American Ballet Theatre School and The School of American Ballet, he was also a trainee at the Harkness School of Dance. He went on to dance with the Chicago Lyric Ballet under Maria Tallchief, Cleveland Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, and was a soloist with the National Ballet of South Africa C.A.P.A.B. dancing the classical repetoire. He sang, danced and acted in A Chorus Line, Pippin, Carousel and other shows and has worked in Television and film as well.
Mr. Galante has created works for Ballet Chicago, Garden State Ballet, Eglevsky Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Ballet Trockadero, the Buffalo Opera and other companies. In 1995 he was nominated for a Dance in Film Award by the International Dance Film Association. He has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Harkness Foundation for Dance. He is the founder and artistic director of the Comic Ballet Company Les Grands De Loony.
As a teacher, Mr. Galante has been on the faculty of some of the most prestigious schools in the country. Included are the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center where he was invited to be the company teacher of Ailey II, Pennsylvania Ballet School and Company, The Pacific Northwest Ballet, Lines Contemporary Ballet Company in San Francisco, Eglevsky Ballet, Ballet Chicago, Steps in New York, Broadway Dance Center, the Virginia School of the Arts, and many others. He has also taught in Japan and Germany, as well as at the Midwestern Regional Ballet Festival in Columbus Ohio, and the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters.
He is a musician trained at the Manhattan School of Music in Piano. He has played for most every major ballet school in New York City and has been in demand because of his extensive repertoire which ranges from classical and obscure ballet music to Stravinsky, Hindemith and the most recent Broadway Shows and movies. Mr. Galante especially enjoyed working with such teachers as Mdm.


The Board Bios - Page 2

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Marcus Galante Marcus Galante has worked extensively as a choreographer and teacher throughout the world. Trained at the American Ballet Theatre School and the School of American Ballet, he was also a trainee at the Harkness School of Dance.

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Mr. Galante has created works for Ballet Chicago, Garden State Ballet, Eglevsky Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Ballet Trockadero, Ballet Grandiva, the Buffalo Opera Company (Carousel), Chautauqua Dance Institute, Helsinki Ballet Competition, Pori Dance Company (Finland), Lone Star Ballet, Cultural Park Theatre Company (Charlie Brown, Ft. Myers), the National Ballet School of Bulgaria, Kannon Dance Company in Russia and many other companies and schools. He has done television and film choreography including the HBO special DRAGTIME in 1998. In 1995 he nominated for a DANCE IN FILM AWARD by the International Dance Film Association for the short film PRIVATE PERFORMANCE with Super Size Me director Morgan Spurlock. He has been awarded fellowships from the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS (Choreography) and the HARKNESS FOUNDATION FOR DANCE that bestowed five grants on him for choreography. He is the founder and artistic director of the comic ballet company Les Grands Ballets de Loony. The company performed many times in NYC and received excellent reviews.
As a teacher, Mr. Galante has been on the faculty of some of the most prestigious schools in the country.
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Mr. Galante was a faculty member at the Midwestern Regional Ballet Festival in Columbus Ohio and The Chicago National Association of Dance Masters. He has been invited to St. Petersburg, Russia, Germany, Japan and 5 times to Finland where he taught ballet and Fosse/Bennett style Broadway and ballet. He has also taught and choreographed extensively in Japan, and other international locations. In 2004 Mr. Galante's Tutti Frutti, a tribute to Josephine Baker and Carmen Miranda was performed at City Center for the Dancers Transition Gala "Gotta Dance!
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Mr. Galante is a pianist trained at the Manhattan School of Music. He has played for every major ballet school in New York and has always been in demand because of his extensive repertoire, which ranges from classical and obscure ballet music to Stravinsky, Hindemith and the most recent Broadway shows and movies. He released two ballet class CD arranging and playing the music himself.


Asgard Productions: Marcus Galante, Ballet CD

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Marcus Galante Asgard Productions: Marcus Galante, Ballet CD

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MARCUS GALANTE
Marcus Galante has worked extensively as a choreographer and teacher throughout the world. Trained at the American Ballet Theatre School and The School of American Ballet, he was also a trainee at the Harkness School of Dance. He went on to dance with the Chicago Lyric Ballet under Maria Tallchief, Cleveland Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, and was a soloist with the National Ballet of South Africa C.A.P.A.B. dancing the classical repetoire. He sang, danced and acted in A Chorus Line, Pippin, Carousel and other shows and has worked in Television and film as well.
Mr. Galante has created works for Ballet Chicago, Garden State Ballet, Eglevsky Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Ballet Trockadero, the Buffalo Opera and other companies. In 1995 he was nominated for a Dance in Film Award by the International Dance Film Association. He has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Harkness Foundation for Dance. He is the founder and artistic director of the Comic Ballet Company Les Grands De Loony.
As a teacher, Mr. Galante has been on the faculty of some of the most prestigious schools in the country. Included are the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center where he was invited to be the company teacher of Ailey II, Pennsylvania Ballet School and Company, The Pacific Northwest Ballet, Lines Contemporary Ballet Company in San Francisco, Eglevsky Ballet, Ballet Chicago, Steps in New York, Broadway Dance Center, the Virginia School of the Arts, and many others. He has also taught in Japan and Germany, as well as at the Midwestern Regional Ballet Festival in Columbus Ohio, and the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters.
He is a musician trained at the Manhattan School of Music in Piano. He has played for most every major ballet school in New York City and has been in demand because of his extensive repertoire which ranges from classical and obscure ballet music to Stravinsky, Hindemith and the most recent Broadway Shows and movies. Mr. Galante especially enjoyed working with such teachers as Mdm.


Archive - 2012

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EXCEPT FOR DO40 BOARD MEMBER MARCUS GALANTE - TOO EXHAUSTED FROM HIS EVENING'S DUTIES AS HOST AND SVENGALI!

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Special thanks to Barbara Horgan for her largesse, and to DO40 Board member Marcus Galante for making it all come together.


Ballet Class Music with Marcus Galante Cd

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Ballet Class Music with Marcus Galante Ballet Class Music with Marcus Galante Cd

Ballet Class Music with Marcus Galante
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Marcus Galante is a choreographer, musician, pianist and teacher and has accompanied for most of the major ballet schools in New York City.
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Excerpts of Ballet Class Music with Marcus Galante are in MP3 format.
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Also See Music for Ballet Class by Marcus Galante

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