Corps de Ballet
Caralin Curcio is from Sparta, NJ where she began her ballet training at age seven at the Ballet Barre School of Dance. Following her studies with the Royal Academy of Dancing, Ms. Curcio had the opportunity to perform The Nutcracker with the Donesk Ballet Company from Russia at age 10. In 2003, Ms. Curcio was invited to train in New York City in the Young Dancers Program at Steps of Broadway. There, she received private coaching with Leslie Browne. In 2004, Ms. Curcio joined ASH Contemporary Dance Company where she performed many original works by director Braham Crane.
Ms. Curcio has attended summer programs at the American Academy of Ballet, The New Jersey Ballet School, Ballet Academy East, and American Ballet Theatre where she performed La Bayadère, Push Comes To Shove, and appeared as a Demi-Soloist in Paquita. She also performed as a soloist in Brahms Trio, an original ballet choreographed by Leslie Browne.
In Fall 2006, Ms. Curcio joined Pennsylvania II. She was asked to join the Company as an Apprentice in 2007 and was promoted to the Corps de Ballet for the 2009-2010 Season. Since joining the Company, she has danced featured roles in Christopher Wheeldon's Swan Lake (Big Swans), William Forsythe’s Artifact Suite (Other Person), George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Coffee), The Four Temperaments (Second Theme), Raymonda Variations (Variation VI), and Matthew Neenan's Penumbra, Carmina Burana, and 11:11. Ms. Curcio has created roles in the world premieres of Pulcinella by Jorma Elo and Neenan’s At Various Points. She was also one of 14 Pennsylvania Ballet dancers who performed in the Academy Award-winning film Black Swan.