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Mr. Marcus Galante

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Founder and Artistic Director

Comic Ballet Company
 
Background

Employment History

  • Guest Teacher and Choreographer and Director
    Iliev Dance Foundation
  • Founder and Artistic Director
    Les Grands Ballets de Loony
  • Ballet Chicago
  • Trainee
    Harkness School of Dance
  • Choreographer
    Les Ballets Grandiva
  • Company Teacher
    Ailey II
  • Faculty Member
    Chicago National Association of Dance Masters
  • Faculty Member
    Midwestern Regional Ballet Festival

Board Memberships and Affiliations

13 Total References
Web References
Asgard Productions: Marcus Galante, Ballet CD
www.asgardprod.com, 14 Jan 2015 [cached]
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
www.dancersover40.com, 6 Aug 2012 [cached]
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.
balletsgrandiva.com/bios
www.balletsgrandiva.com, 14 Mar 2012 [cached]
Marcus Galante Choreographer Mr. Galante has worked extensively as a choreographer and teacher in various countries. He trained at the American Ballet Theater School and the School of American Ballet, and was also a trainee at the Harkness School of Dance.
His career includes dancing with the Chicago Lyric Ballet, Cleveland Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet and he was a soloist with both the National Ballet of South Africa and CAPAB Ballet Company.
His work on Broadway includes singing, dancing, and acting in A Chorus Line, Pippin and Carousel, and he has created works for Ballet Chicago, Garden State Ballet, Eglevsky Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, The Buffalo Opera and many more.
Mr. Galante has done film and television choreography, and in 1995 he was nominated for a Dance In Film Award by the Dance Film Association. He has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and five grants from the Harkness Foundation for Dance He is also the founder and artistic director of Les Grands Ballets de Loony.
As a teacher, Mr. Galante has been on faculty of some of the most prestigious schools in the country including the Alvin Ailey School, Pennsylvania Ballet School and Company, The Pacific Northwest Ballet, Lines Contemporary Ballet Company, Eglevsky Ballet, Ballet Chicago, Steps in New York, Broadway Dance Center and has also taught in Japan.
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Marcus Galante
Asgard Productions: Marcus Galante, Ballet CD
asgardprod.com, 18 May 2009 [cached]
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.
Marcus ...
www.menintutus.com.au, 29 Nov 2008 [cached]
Marcus Galante
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Marcus Galante
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Mr. Galante has worked extensively as a choreographer and teacher in various countries. He trained at the American Ballet Theater School and the School of American Ballet, and was also a trainee at the Harkness School of Dance. His career includes dancing with the Chicago Lyric Ballet, Cleveland Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet and he was a soloist with both the National Ballet of South Africa and CAPAB Ballet Company. His work on Broadway includes singing, dancing, and acting in A Chorus Line, Pippin and Carousel, and he has created works for Ballet Chicago, Garden State Ballet, Eglevsky Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, The Buffalo Opera and many more. Mr. Galante has done film and television choreography, and in 1995 he was nominated for a Dance In Film Award by the Dance Film Association. He has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and five grants from the Harkness Foundation for Dance He is also the founder and artistic director of Les Grands Ballets de Loony.
As a teacher, Mr. Galante has been on faculty of some of the most prestigious schools in the country including the Alvin Ailey School, Pennsylvania Ballet School and Company, The Pacific Northwest Ballet, Lines Contemporary Ballet Company, Eglevsky Ballet, Ballet Chicago, Steps in New York, Broadway Dance Center and has also taught in Japan. As a musician he trained at the Manhattan School of Music in piano and has played for every major ballet school in New York.
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