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Nicole Duffy
NICOLE DUFFY is a director of The Gerald Arpino Foundation and teaches the ballets of Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino around the world. She is also a co-founder and Associate Artistic Director of New York Dance Project. As a member of the Joffrey Ballet in New York and in Chicago, she danced classic ballets by Joffrey, Arpino, Ashton, Balanchine, Cranko, DeMille, Limon, Massine, and Nijinska, as well as contemporary works by Alonzo King, David Parsons, and many others. She is regular teacher for the Ballet Hispanico company and Pa'lante scholars, and has taught at Barnard College, Marymount Manhattan, and STEPS on Broadway. She enjoys coaching and mentoring dancers nationally, internationally, and virtually.

Ms. Duffy was raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where she danced the classical and Balanchine repertory with Ballets de San Juan under Ana Garcia and Maria Carrera, working with guest repetiteurs such as Frederic Franklin, Melissa Hayden, and Ivan Nagy, as well as resident choreographer Ramon Molina. As a guest artist, she enjoyed dancing the principal roles in Giselle, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Coppelia. Ms. Duffy has a BA in Art History from Columbia University, a Masters degree in Dance and Art History from New York University and enjoys writing about dance for The Massachusetts Review, Eye on Dance and the Arts, Dance Informa, and Esferas.
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