Angela M. Gallo
Title: Associate Professor of Dance; Coordinator of the Dance Major; Coker Faculty Member Since 2003
Education: B.F.A., Central Connecticut State University;
M.F.A, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Department: Dance
Office: Performing Arts Center - Room 124
Office Hours: By Appointment
Phone: (843) 383-8381
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Website: www.sapphiremoondance.org

 

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Angela is currently Associate Professor of Dance and Dance Program Coordinator at Coker College in South Carolina. She is also is Artistic Director of Sapphire Moon Dance Company and is the SE Regional Director on the American College Dance Festival Association's board of directors. She recently was awarded the South Carolina Dance Associations Honor Award for sustained achievement in the field of dance. She was the first runner-up for the South Carolina Arts Commission's Fellowship in Dance, 2007. She has been the recipient of project grants from the Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington County (SC). She was also a recipient of the Dance Touring Initiative Grant from the Southern Arts Federation in 2009.

Angela has performed at such locations as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland; Dance Theatre Workshop, The White Wave Cool NY Festival, Williamsburg Arts Nexus (WAX), Fielday, The Dancenow Downtown Festival, Brooklyn Arts Exchange and others in NYC; the Fringe Festival of Independent Artists in Toronto, Canada, She has also performed at Charlotte Dance Festival, Dimensions- the South Carolina Contemporary Dance Festival, Patriot Hall, the Sumter Opera House, SC Dancing Festival, the Alabama Dance Festival and the Piccolo Spoleto Festival.

She has danced with The Power Company (SC), AmDAT: Dance Art Technology (NY), and United Rhythm Company (CT). She has worked on smaller projects with Ballet Preljocaj and Anou Skan (France), the Power Company (SC) and Eisenhower Dance Ensemble (MI) and she has performed in works by Doug Varone, Dan Wagoner, Christian Von Howard and Jose Limon. Angela has also performed with 'Chorus Line' at Workshop Theatre (SC) and in 'Cats' at Towne Theatre (SC). She has also choreographed works for Columbia (SC) Classical Ballet Company.

Angela received a MFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from the University of Michigan and a BFA in Theatre and Dance from Central Connecticut State University.

Angela has taught dance and Pilates at Peridance (NYC), The Movement Salon (NYC), New York Dance Center, University of Michigan, Hartford Ballet School, the Joffrey Ballet School, Greater Hartford Academy of Performing Arts High School, as well as others. Angela is often a sought after guest artist in both the k-12 schools and higher education.

Angela is also a Pilates instructor certified through the Pilates Method Alliance and trained at the Kane School of Core Integration in NYC and the Core Grace Studios in Ann Arbor, MI.

 
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