Alfonse Napolitano, native of Parsippany, New Jersey began dancing at the age of six. He is currently in his last semester as an undergraduate at Montclair State University majoring in Dance Performance and Dance Education (K-12). He has performed in works by Joshua Manculich, Shapiro and Smith, Camille A. Brown, Alwin Nikolias, Fredrick Earl Mosley, Sara Hook and many more. He has performed in venues such as Madison Square Garden, 92nd Street Y, The Joyce Theater, and Jazz at Lincoln Center. He was awarded the Frances Chalif Award for Excellence in Dance on the local level; and most recently was awards Outstanding Senior in the Montclair State Dance Department. Napolitano has used his love of dance to assist in teaching children with Autism in the form of dance therapy. He is an experienced teacher and choreographer of all age groups and abilities. He has taught at multiple studios throughout NJ and NY. Napolitano has also won multiple awards for his choreography and performance at many competitions on regional, national, and world levels. He has learned various pieces of repertory from the O’Donnell Dance Company during his studies in their certification program. He received his O’Donnell Technique teaching certificate in July 2019. Napolitano is currently a dancer for Freespace Dance under the direction of Donna Scro Samori.