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Dancer, Actor, Singer, Teacher, Choreographer


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a bit about dario

Dario is a 2016 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. He is also a 2020 Cum Laude graduate of The Pennsylvania State University’s BFA Musical Theatre Program, where he achieved Dean’s List status for every semester, and he was the Student Marshal for the School of Theatre.

Credits include: Illinoise (Justin Peck, Jackie Sibblies Drury), Dance Captain & Swing for Justin Peck (Broadway Labs), Tappin’ Thru Life with Maurice Hines (Off-Broadway), The Tap Dance Kid (New York City Center Encores!), Maestro (Netflix film with Bradley Cooper & Justin Peck), Funny Girl (Broadway Pre-Production), The Radio City Christmas Spectacular (National Tour), Sugar Hill Nutcracker (Joshua Bergasse), A Salute to the Presidential Scholars at The Kennedy Center directed by Debbie Allen, Breaking Brooklyn (film), Vail Dance Festival (performer/soloist), Assistant Choreographer to Michelle Dorrance and Damian Woetzel 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, Demi Remick Dance Company, Jazz at Lincoln Center, national commercials, and more. He is currently an Artist-In-Residence at the American Tap Dance Foundation.

Dario is a tap dance teacher at the acclaimed Broadway Dance Center in New York City. He has taught classes in tap dance and contemporary dance internationally. 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.

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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King Of New York | Joshua Bergasse Choreography

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Tequila | Eliza Ohman & Michael Mindlin Choreography


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Vail Dance Festival

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Singing Samples

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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!”


“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


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

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