Faculty Profile Connie Procopio

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    Connie ProcopioUpon graduating from the University of South Florida in 2000, with a BFA in Dance Performance, Connie trained at the Limón Institute. She has worked with Sue Bernhard, Alan Danielson, Raphael Boumalia, Maxine Steinman, and Kathryn Alter. She performed for the Avodah Dance Ensemble from 2003-2009 working with JoAnne Tucker, Julie Gayer, and Sidra Bell, and where she also led the company’s outreach work in women’s prisons. In 2010, Connie established RISE (Rehabilitating Incarcerated Sisters Everyday) a dance program for the women at York Correctional Institution in Niantic, CT. Connie has been on the Ballet and Modern Faculty at Chen Dance Center since 2004. Under the direction of Dian Dong and H.T. Chen, she has been co-directing and teaching an after school dance program for PS 42 since 2006. She is an active teacher/educator and choreographer in the Tri-State area and in West New York, NJ. Her work has been performed in various venues in NYC, NJ, Connecticut, Virginia, Italy, Canada, and Florida. She is currently dancing for Sue Bernhard/DanceWorks.
                    Week of: May 20, 2019 - May 26, 2019