Faculty Profile Frank Dellapolla

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    Frank Dellapolla


    Frank Dellapolla has performed principal and soloist roles as a guest artist with companies across the US and internationally, including Ballet Chicago, Universal Ballet (Korea), The Metropolitan Opera, companies in San Francisco and Santa Fe, Cynthia Gregory and Friends (NYC and South American tour), The Kozlov’s “International Stars of the US Ballet” at the Kremlin, The NJ Ballet, Eglevsky Ballet and many other ballet companies across the US, Japan, South America and Europe.

    His work also includes theatrical productions (NY and US) including leading roles in “Jesus Christ Superstar”, “Brigadoon”, “West Side Story”, “A Chorus Line”, “Twelfth Night”, and many others.

    He has performed a wide variety of styles and choreography from Petipa (Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle etc) to Balanchine (Allegro Billiante, Donizetti Variations, Valse Fantasie, Stars and Strips Pas de Deux, Serenade and more) to Bournonville’s La Sylphide and Napoli to Agnes de Mille’s “Rodeo” to Alonzo King and David Parsons (neo classical works) and many, many more across many styles and idioms.

    He is a member of AGMA and Actors' Equity Association.

    Frank currently teaching and coaching ballet on an as needed basis in NYC and NJ including Peridance, the Alvin Ailey Extension, Gina Gibney, The Men's Dance Conference in NYC and privately. In the past I’ve been a guest teacher and/or taught master classes for the Eglevsky Ballet (men’s class, pas de deux), Burklyn Ballet Theater in Vermont, Okamoto Ballet in Fukuoka, Japan and various schools in New York, New Jersey, California, and Santa Fe.