DARIO NATARELLI

Dancer, Actor, Singer, Teacher, Choreographer

AEA, SAG-AFTRA

 

a bit about dario

Dario Natarelli is a US Presidential Scholar in the Arts, a YoungArts Winner, and a Capezio Athlete. He is a proud member of Actors Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA.



Dario is a graduate of Fiorello H. LaGuardia HS of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York where he was a drama major and delivered a commencement address at Lincoln Center centering around the importance of arts education. 


Credits include: Tappin’ Thru Life with Maurice Hines (Off-Broadway), The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Salute to the Presidential Scholars at The Kennedy Center directed by Debbie Allen, Breaking Brooklyn (film), Scholar-In-Residence at the Vail Dance Festival, Assistant Choreographer to Michelle Dorrance at Vail Dance Festival, Assistant Choreographer to J. Austin Eyer for Hands on a Hardbody at Penn State Centre Stage, Assistant Choreographer to Michele DunLeavy for Men on Boats at Penn State Downtown Theatre Center, Inside/Out at Jacob's Pillow, and national commercials.


Dario is on the teaching faculty at the acclaimed Broadway Dance Center in New York City. He has taught master classes in tap dance and contemporary dance nationwide. He teaches private dance lessons and creates choreography for dancers of all levels.

He volunteered for many years as an assistant teacher at American Tap Dance Foundation (NYC) and with Broadway Workshop for Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS.


He is currently a BFA Musical Theater student at Pennsylvania State University where he performed one of his pieces for the University-wide initiative, “All In at Penn State: A Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion." He has achieved Dean’s List status for every semester and is a member of the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Fraternity.


Dario is grateful to all of his teachers and supporters, at Penn State and throughout his training - especially his late tap dance mentor, Robert L. Reed, who always reminded him to “Respect the Dance." 

 
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photo cred: Christopher Boudewyns

 

clips

 
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Dance & Choreography Reel

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Salute to the US Presidential Scholars

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David Danced Before the Lord

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Vail Dance Festival

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Guns & Ships (Hamilton Tap Dance Cover)

read all about it

"Amazing."

The New York Times (review of ‘Evening Stars’ at The River to River Festival)

“A soloist with microbeating feet... Dario Natarelli”

The Dance Enthusiast (review of ‘Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life’)

“Dario Natarelli tap dancing to #martinlutherkingjr #ihaveadream speech and we are both SO moved and SO impressed by his skill!”

YoungArts

“Another outstanding moment is watching (Maurice) Hines introduce 17 year old Dario Natarelli, who is amazing.”

New York Amsterdam News (review of ‘Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life’)

“An enchanting tapper (Dario)”

The New York Times (review of Broadway Underground)

“Dario proved himself the master.”

NJ Star Ledger

"prodigy...phenom"

Dance Studio Life Magazine (feature story: Feet of Gold - Dario Natarelli)

“Dario is before his time...history in the making. Remember the name ‘Dario Natarelli’ because he's going to do great things. “

ATL Dance Source

 

shots

David Danced Before the Lord
David Danced Before the Lord

Duke Ellington's Sacred Concert with the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn under the direction of Jason Asbury; photo by Jessica Doherty

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Salute to the Presidential Scholars
Salute to the Presidential Scholars

The Kennedy Center, photo by Christopher Duggan

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NYT dario and michelle.jpg
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Dario5-2.jpg
Tappin' Thru Life
Tappin' Thru Life

Tappin' Thru Life, Off-Broadway

YoungArts Week
YoungArts Week

Finalist week in Miami, photo courtesy of YoungArts

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Dario3-2.jpg
The Kennedy Center
The Kennedy Center

The Kennedy Center

YoungArts
YoungArts

YoungArts, photo by Pedro Portal

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Dario6-2.jpg
Vail Dance Festival
Vail Dance Festival

Dance for 2016, photo by Erin Baiano

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Dario

photo by Christopher Boudewyns

Into the Woods, Wolf
Into the Woods, Wolf

Into the Woods, (Wolf), LaGuardia Arts, photo by George Go

All In at Penn State University
All In at Penn State University

photo by: Patrick Mansell

Broadway Workshop - Bring It On
Broadway Workshop - Bring It On

photo courtesy of Broadway Workshop

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Dario1-2.jpg
Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Radio City Christmas Spectacular

 

get in touch

McDonald Selznick Associates

1115 BROADWAY, SUITE 1056, NEW YORK, NY 10010

(646) 237-6928 (p)

(646) 253-1258 (f)

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