Jessica Castiglione

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Jessica has been dancing since the age of three and is professionally trained in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, hip-hop and musical theater.  Jessica trained at Center Stage Dance and Theater School and studied under the guidance of renowned teachers and choreographers, Jennifer Taddei, George Warren, Mickey DeFranco, Jason Warley, Xander Weinman (tap), Benjamin Briones (ballet) and Brian Ust (musical theater/partnering).  Jessica has also received professional training in voice.  Since the age of seven, Jessica excelled as a high level competition dancer as a member and alumni of Center Stage’s esteemed C.A.T.S performance group.  On the regional and national competition circuit, Jessica has been on the receiving end of numerous awards for her group performances with C.A.T.S., and more notably for her solo performances in both tap and jazz.  In addition to her teaching endeavors, Jessica is continuing her dance training with the famed Rockettes Summer Intensive. For the past five years she has earned the opportunity to dance at Radio City Music Hall at the prestigious Rockettes Invitational Week. Now attending Montclair State University with a major in Biology, Jessica is continuing her training with a minor in dance and as an executive board member of the Montclair State Dance Team. Jessica plays double bass and the piano and in what little free time she has, she is a competitive sailor.