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."