Dan Castiglione

Hip Hop, Tap

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Dan was born in Staten Island, New York and has been dancing since the age of three, Dan is professionally trained in all styles of dance and has been nationally recognized for his Hip-Hop and Tap talents.  He is also trained in acting and vocal performance.  Dan is continuing his dance training at Broadway Dance Center and Exile Professional Gym in New York City.  Dan excelled on the regional and national competition circuit for ten years, earning numerous awards.   His television appearances include Jimmy Fallon, Dr. Oz, BET 106 and Park. His film appearances include “The Intern,” starring Robert De Niro and “The Lonely Island," starring Andy Sandberg. Dan has performed in several productions of the Nutcracker in lead roles of The Prince and Lead Russian.  He is also a regular performer at Six Flags’ Fright Fest.   Dan has showcased his acting and singing talents in regional theater, including lead roles at The State Theatre in New Brunswick. Dan secured a foothold in the New York City Hip Hop scene when he was selected to perform in the famed dance crew featuring Mr. Kelly Peters and the Generation X Crew whom he performed with for several years. Dan more recently has expressed a strong passion for choreography and creative direction.   He is currently collaborating with Jacob Dimenstein as co-creator on numerous choreography and creative direction projects.   He has contributed his talents to numerous benefits including DRA, Haiti and Japan Earth Quake Relief.  A jack of all trades, Dan also plays double bass and piano.  He enjoys sailing, basketball, swimming and listening to all genres of music.