Welcome To Moving Arts!

 


  ACCESSIBLE PROFESSIONAL COACHING  

 Movement & Body Language - All Performance - Comedy Development


Nicolina has a long work history as a coach, world class artist, singer, performer & production manager. She earned her Masters from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (London) in movement directing & pedagogy.  Born and raised in New York City, Nicolina is a graduate of the "Fame School," LaGuardia High School of Music Art And  The Performing Arts. She has performed in such places as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Vegas, Macau China, Off-Broadway, Vegas and the Royal Shakespeare Company‚Äôs Swan Theatre.

 THIS SUMMER (2017)

  • Private Clients: Audition prep & character development,  comedians & body language awareness 
  • Kings County Dept. of Public Defense Workshops for legal case workers/lawyers.
  • Kaufman Astoria Film Studio's Studio A & The Astor Room :   Singer , master of ceremonies & production management.
  • Defenders Academy @ CUNY Law School : Movement & body language coach. Workshops for legal case workers/lawyers.
  • Caroga Arts Collective Singer & movement coaching for musicians symposium
  • * The Yoga Room: 200 Hour Yoga Teaching Certification Program ( With a focus on prenatal) *
RECENT ACTIVITY
  • The Jim Henson Co.: Wig Artist
  • Movement Coach for Actors & MS Clients
  • Buglisi Dance Theatre: Dancer Lincoln Center 9/11 Table of Silence
  • New York Film Academy: Movement Teacher 
  • The Muppets Puppet Heap: Wig Artist
  • Merlin Entertainments Group: Movement & Choreography, Painter & Master Hair Artist
  • Paint the Town NYC: Painting & Decorations for bars, businesses, and stadiums 

                    MOVEMENT & ACTING COACHING

                     Nicolina has been teaching body language, movement, youth theatre, and performance for over 10 years. Her coaching is designed for various bodies, skill levels & ages. Classes specialize in freedom of movement, cultivating organic lasting connections while understandings ones personal instrument.

                    WORKSHOPS  & FEES

                    Hour  & Workshop Rates, depend on class size, location, one on one or group work. Sliding scale payment can be discussed.

                    Note:Research and academic development can also be provided  for school modules. Synthesis of varied techniques & recognized performance methodologies will create the pathway to meet the needs of the student, directorial vision for a production or fitness classes. Non- Verbal communication via body language is also a vital component of her work.Nicolina will give personalized 'tools' for interrogation of one's needs & goals. By cultivating safe development, locating physical habits, blocks and postural awareness. Workshops create functional pathways, to tap into and learn more about ones individual power of presence.


                    PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT & ARTISTIC DIRECTION

                       Wig Maker & Set painting

                    PRODUCTION

                    Nicolina was the Production Manager for Square Peg Circus UK Tour.( National Theatre ) She has also spent many years with the highly respected creation team for Madame Tussauds (Merlin Entertainments Group).Currently she's been a freelance artist for Jim Henson & Puppet Heap. Her work is widely publicized, seen & marketed all over the World! 



                    CONTACT 

                    https://twitter.com/NicolinaDante

                    nicolina.dante@gmail.com


                     Photo Credit http://www.theiksmithphotography.com/    Layer of color by Nicolina

                    Photo Credit http://www.icylazare.com