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Greg Sinacori


Greg Sinacori was born and raised in New York City. He began his dance training at the Joe Stanford Dance Studio under the direction of Joe Stanford and Michael Solivan. He is a graduate of the prestigious LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts (The “Fame” school). He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance from the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program in 2004 and has recently completed his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership. As a professional dancer, Sinacori has danced with Ailey II under the direction of Sylvia Waters. He has also danced with The Parsons Dance Company, Fred Benjamin Dance Company, Heidi Latsky Dance and Battleworks, where he performed nationally and internationally including Italy, Brazil, Switzerland and Israel. Sinacori was a finalist in the Young Arts competition sponsored by National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts and has also received numerous awards for his choreography in and around New York City. His choreography credits include; assistant choreographer on The Backyardigans Live Tour, 2010 Nickelodeon Music Fest, episodes of Team Umi Zoomi, Dora The Explorer, Angelina Ballerina and a feature film, The Necklace. He is a motion-capture performer on the hit Nickelodeon series The Backyardigans as the animated dancing moose, Tyrone, as well as Nick Jr.’s newest Emmy award winning animated hit, The Bubbleguppies where he performs the movements for Gil, Goby and Nonny.  He can be seen in The Music of Regret, a short film directed by Laurie Simmons and starting Meryl Streep, which screened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.  In addition to teaching at The Ailey School, Sinacori is on faculty at Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts (EMIA) and LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts where he teaches Horton technique and serves as associate artistic director of the dance department under the leadership of Michelle Mathesius.  In 2015 he created the LaGuardia Dance Ensemble (LDE) where select students performed his choreography throughout metropolitan area.