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About The Instructor

Corvino ProtraitERNESTA CORVINO studied ballet with Margaret Craske, Antony Tudor, Alfredo Corvino and Andra Corvino. At the age of 14 she joined the Maryland Ballet as soloist. Later she danced with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet and Radio City Music Hall Ballet Company. In 1981 she formed her own company, ERNESTA CORVINO'S DANCE CIRCLE COMPANY, which appeared annually at the Riverside Dance Festival in New York City from 1982-87. Her teaching credits also include the Julliard School, The Inner-City Ensemble, the Governor's School of New Jersey, Randolph-Macon Women's Collage, The Tappan Zee Dance Group, SUNY/ Purchase, and Stephens Collage. She currently teaches open classes in New York City, conducts workshops throughout Europe and is Ballet Master for both the Jose Limon Dance Company and Pina Bausch Tanztheater Wuppertal.

Corvino ProtraitANDRA CORVINO served on the faculty of The Juilliard School from 1995 to 2014 and directed the Juilliard Summer Dance Intensive from 1998 to 2005. At present, Ms. Corvino is teaching and coaching privately and is available for master classes and workshops. She has taught ballet at Sarah Lawrence College and Steps in New York, Montclair State College, Randolph-Macon Womens College, York University, Mills College and Danspace. She co- directed the Dance Circle in New York City with her father Alfredo and sister Ernesta from 1968 to 1993. Ms. Corvino has staged productions ranging from concert pieces to full-length ballets for companies and universities around the world. In addition to her experience in dance, Ms. Corvino has had dramatic roles on television as well as off-Broadway and musical theater.

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