Contemporary Faculty Bio | David Guggino | Steps on Broadway

Contemporary

David Guggino
CURRENT CLASSES

Advanced Beginning Contemporary
Fridays
2:30-4:00pm

David Guggino recently finished, creating, choreographing and producing he first off-Broadway show entitled What Guys Do! He played the role of Bobby Fisher in the dance play Ward 9 in the New York Musical Theater Festival. Past performance credits include West Side Story at TUTS, Damn Yankees at the North Shore Music Theater, and Grease at the Kansas City Starlight Theater. Company credits include Momix, Joffrey Ensemble, Chase Brock Experience, Rebecca Kelly Ballet, Eglevsky Ballet. He has performed at the Joyce Theater the Fire Island Dance Festival, Gypsy of the Year, at Dance New Amsterdam and toured nationally and internationally. His choreography credits include West Side Story for the Westhill School, Rocky Horror for BackPocket Productions, Sid in the City at the New Dance Group created and self-produced, We were always coming back, a new rock ballet for CW Post at Symphony Space. He started his training with the world-renowned Hip-Hop company, Rennie Harris and Pure Movement. David holds a BFA in Dance from Joffrey Ballet School/New School University.



Adv/Beg Street Jazz:

David's extensive experience as a dancer and choreographer in hip-hop, jazz , ballet and contemporary enables him to fuse these forms into a warm-up that strengthens, teaches and builds the student into a complete all around dancer. The class culminates with a combination that contains all the elements used throughout the class. David's unique style and philosophy make an environment that promotes exploration, risk and most of all fun.

Contemporary Jazz:
David's classes are guided by the principle of exploring movement through technique and the expression of emotion. Through his choreography and verbal direction, his classes create a nurturing environment where the dancer pushes the boundaries of their technique and embraces the joy of dancing with their body, heart and mind.

The School at Steps Hip Hop & Jazz:
After customized evaluation of the student's skill level they do a fun and enthusiastic warm-up that is appropriate for their age and ability. The fundamentals of all David's School at Steps classes are discovery, understanding of movement, repetition, technique and fun. David's goal is to help each student discover and express his or her love of dance. If children enjoy the classes than they are learning without even knowing it!