Enjoy a lunch or dinner in New York City with Joe Lanteri and a surprise special guest that may include such noted NYCDA alum as Robbie Fairchild, Tiler Peck, Corey Snide, Andy Blankenbuehler and Ryan Steele. Here's your chance to pick Joe's brain about ANYTHING and get insight into being a professional dancer in New York City!!! Package includes lunch or dinner.
“Lunch With Joe was a unique opportunity to gain insight and inspiration of immeasurable value, while helping to support a most worthwhile foundation that supports education”. A Dance Parent
JOE LANTERI was recently named by Dance Magazine as ‘one of the most influential people in dance’. In September 2016, Joe was honored by the Actors Fund and Career Transitions For Dancers for ‘outstanding contributions to the world of dance’. In 2014, Dance Studio Life magazine recognized Joe’s efforts by presenting him with their first ever “Generous Heart Award”. Joe graduated from the University of Southern California with a BFA in Theater under the chairmanship of John Houseman. He successfully juggles the roles of Director, Choreographer, Producer, Teacher, and Entrepreneur. As the Executive Director/Choreographer for NYC THEATRICAL EVENTS, Joe has packaged countless live industrial shows and special events. His choreography has been featured everywhere from soap operas to MTV, Off-Broadway and Lincoln Center to stages around the world – Thailand, South Africa, Japan, Turkey and more. Joe is most passionate about his work as the Executive Director of the NYC DANCE ALLIANCE and ONSTAGE NY. He enjoys traveling the country, nurturing future generations of dancers and discovering new talent. He is always cultivating new projects, often utilizing the talents of his NYCDA dancers. He is also the Executive Director of ONSTAGE NEW YORK, offering another talent showcase opportunity for young performers. In 2010, Joe founded the NYC DANCE ALLIANCE FOUNDATION, further investing in young talent by awarding millions in college scholarships each year. For years, Joe directed The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, the only annual awards that exclusively recognize dance excellence on Broadway and film. Joe’s dynamic style and explosive choreography have established him as a driving force in the shaping of New York City jazz dance style. He has served on the faculty of many international arts centers - Mexico, Japan, Italy and Denmark. In New York City, Joe has been an established jazz teacher at Steps On Broadway and has served on the prestigious faculty of The Juilliard School since 1992.
Package is subject to availability of Mr. Lanteri. Lunch will be for 4 - you and your guest with Joe and his guest!!