ALESSANDRA DE PAOLANTONIO
Alessandra De Paolantonio (Chester, NJ) began her formal training at Ballet Forte in Chester, NJ, and later at New Jersey Dance Theater Ensemble. She then studied ballet at the University of North Carolina School of The Arts, after which she pursued a BFA in ballet at the University of Utah, graduating in 2019. While there, she worked with choreographers such as Penny Saunders, Pablo Piantino, Lesley Telford, Matheew Neenan, and Gabrielle Lamb. After graduating, she moved to Chicago to train at Hubbard Street Professional Training Program under the direction of Alexandra Wells before continuing her training at the COMMON Conservatory with Terence Marling. She then danced at Zeitgeist Dance Theater with directors Francisco Gella and Yusha Sorzano, and later at Zikr Dance Theater under the direction of David Taylor.
Alessandra is thrilled to join Visceral for her first season as an apprentice.