Web Page and Graphic Design
Marcus Galante has worked extensively as a teacher and choreographer throughout the world including engagements in Argentina, Russia, Japan, Finland, Denmark, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Germany and many major schools and companies around NYC and the USA. He does web page and graphic design as a hobby.
Trained at the American Ballet Theatre School and the School of American Ballet, he was also a trainee at the Harkness Ballet in NYC. He went on to dance with many companies such as the Chicago Lyric Ballet under Maria Tallchief, Cleveland Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, Eglevsky Ballet and was a soloist with the National Ballet of South Africa C.A.P.A.B. performing the classical repertoire.
On Broadway, he sang, danced and acted in A Chorus Line, Pippin, Carousel and other shows. He has also worked in Opera, film and in television with Shirley MacLain.
In 1995 Marcus was nominated for a Dance in Film Award 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 5 grants for choreography from Harkness Foundation for Dance.
As a teacher, Mr. Galante has been on the faculty of some of the most prestigious schools in the country including New York City Ballet (guest company class), Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, Pennsylvania Ballet and Company, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Lines Contemporary Ballet Company, Eglevsky Ballet, Ballet Chicago, Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, Ballet Arts, the Midwestern Regional Ballet, the National Association of Dance Masters; and many others.