SEASON 1 MEMBERS QUALIFYING TOP 10
For the past 16 years, Nicolette has trained with Performers Edge Dance Academy, located in New York City. Growing up in the competition dance world, she has won many 1st place overalls, as well as numerous national titles. Nicolette took her training to the next level when she was accepted into the “Fame School”, LaGuardia High School for the Arts and the Performing Arts. There, she trains consistently in both Ballet and Modern techniques. Nicolette is currently touring the United States, as an assistant, with two well known dance conventions, Revel Dance Convention and The Dance Xperience.She is versatile in all styles of dance including ballet, modern, contemporary, lyrical, jazz, tap, partnering, etc.
Luke Lisowski is from Middletown, New Jersey and is currently a junior in high school. Luke began dancing at the age of 9 and now competes with The Dance Factory USA. He trains in styles such as ballet, contemporary, jazz, and acro on a weekly basis. With much of his time consisting of training and school, Luke enjoys using his free time to choreograph as well as work with photography and film. Luke is so excited to begin this new chapter in his dance career and be a part of NITROGENthecompany along with the other amazing members.
Stephanie Consiglio started dancing at 3 years old and never looked back after that very first dance class. She has always felt most at home when she is in class or performing on stage and she is grateful for this gift of dance that has gotten her through both the good and bad times in her life. She is currently a dance major at Fiorello LaGuardia High School in NYC and trains in studios around the city in all styles of dance. She recently began showcasing her choreography at local events and conventions and was honored to receive a choreography award from Broadway Dance Center. Steph has accomplished many things in the past few years as a dancer, but she is most proud of the work she does with various charitable organizations in and around NYC. She loves using her passion for dance to inspire and help others and hopes to encourage other dancers to do the same. She is honored to be a LIFE member of Nitrogen and is excited for her growth as an artist and human being.
My name is Ashley Nicole, I started dancing at 6 and my journey took off from there. I’ve gone to numerous conventions and have won awards and scholarships for my craft. I always try to tell a story to be true and authentic as possible when ever I am dancing, I want to give my audience my soul and feelings. I take in as much as possible from my mentors to be my best self as well as an artist.
Hi, my name is Alaina Dean, i’m 17 years old and I was born and raised in Carteret, New Jersey. I started dancing at the age of 5 at Dance Starz Academy in Colonia, New Jersey, and have been dancing there ever since. My studio competes all around the east coast and in 2017 we were named World Dance Champions and are 12 time National Champions. Most recently, I was crowned 2019 National Senior Miss Beyond the Stars. I also attend a performing arts high school in East Brunswick, New Jersey where I study dance under Mrs. Cleo Mack. We do evening length performances and concert shows specializing in modern and ballet. I train in all dance forms, but my favorite style of dance is contemporary. Within the next year I plan to continue my dance career either in college or professionally.
Jaiden Anthony is a dancer, choreographer and actor. He began dancing at a young age and has continued his training throughout the years. He has trained at Royalenova Performing arts, Broadway Dance Center in the Junior Training Program, and currently attends the Long Island High School for the Arts. He trains in dance techniques such as ballet, modern, hip hop, contemporary, jazz, breakdance and tap. Jaiden has choreographed for a few years beginning with solos for dance competitions, continuing on to having his own classes and students he choreographs for. Jaiden has performed in venues such as the MMA & Sports Extravaganza, Dixon place, Walt Whitman’s house, Pine Hollow Country Club, Lounge 1083, LIU Post, and many dance competitions. He’s beyond excited to begin this journey in the Nitrogen company and can’t wait to see what’s to come next.
My name is Brianna Izquierdo, from New Jersey! I train in all styles of dance but my favorites are hip hop and contemporary fusion. I like choreographing and improving on my free time. I have been dancing for 15 years and train at 5678 Dance, Royal thieves, and now Nitrogen !! I attend Passaic County Technical Institute as a performing arts dance major as a senior. I am the New Jersey state winner for the state wide Artistic Merit Leadership and Scholarship and am in the National Honors Dance Society.
Francesca is an aspiring artist from Long Island, NY and has been dancing
for 15 years. Francesca began her dancing career training as a competitive dancer and has
obtained several national titles along the way. As well as competing in competitions, Francesca
has performed in several halftime shows at Madison Square Garden for credible basketball teams
such as the New York Knicks, The Liberty Lady Flames, and the Harlem Globetrotters, and has
performed at Disney World and Universal in Orlando, Fl.. Francesca has also been sharing her
passion for dance with the next generation for the past 4 years by teaching and choreographing at
a competitive dance studio on Long Island. Francesca is honored to be training with
NITROGENthecompany for season 1 and is excited to further her passion for this beautiful art.
Marisa D'Amico Is 17 years old. She was born and raised in New Jersey. She began dancing at the early age of 3 at the Performing Arts Academy where she trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, contemporary, Musical Theatre, Hip-hop, and acrobatics and danced competitively regionally and nationally. At the age of 10, she earned the privilege of dancing as a Knicks City Kid and a NY Liberty Lil' Torch. Marisa has appeared in concept and music videos, a Netflix series and has had the opportunity of performing at venues such as MSG, Prudential Center, Dance Teachers Summit, Disney, Barclays center, Universal, NY Carnival, Sybarite, and World of Dance for amazing choreographers. She studied under many talented teachers, performing pieces under the direction of talented choreographers such as KC Castellano, Jess LeProtto, James Tabeek, Mollee Gray, Jona Biddle, Lane Napper, Matt Steffanina, Amber Perkins and Alicia Monaco. Marisa is also a member of Theresa Stone's pre professional dance company, AbstraKT BEINGS, Megz Alfonso's pre professional dance company, Unique Soulz and Deshawn Da Prince's hip hop crew, Royal Thieves.
Marisa is honored to have received prestigious scholarships at dance conventions such as Pulse Protégé at the Pulse on Tour, Jump VIP Finalist, Prodigy at Artistic Dance Exchange, as well as a Silver medal at the International Tap Dance Competition and top awards at many competitions and conventions. Marisa trains at Broadway Dance center, Peridance Capezio Center and aspires to attend college so she can continue training and improve as a dancer and choreographer so that she can achieve all of her goals for her future and inspire others to do the same. Marisa is so excited and honored to be a LIFE member on Nitrogen the company!
I'm from Westfield, Massachusetts. At two years old, I started training at a competitive studio, New England Dance Centers. I performed there under the direction of Loree Cloud for 15 years, in styles including contemporary, jazz, and ballet. I also traveled on the weekends to numerous conventions. Half-way through my junior year of high school I began training in NYC. At 17, I graduated high school early so that I could move to New York to train and perform full time. A few months later I completed the Professional Semester at Broadway Dance Center where I received training in street and commercial styles, as well as vocal technique and musical theater classes. Something I try to always remember and apply, both in dance, and in life, is my favorite quote; "there's no substitution for hard work."
Keon Washington is a Nyc native, who has been dancing and performing for over a decade. The moment he gained an interest in dance, he began studying/training in Hip Hop and other styles with some of the best teachers in Nyc; Robert Cecil Brooks lll, Amanda Pope, the late Maurice C. Dean, etc.
Throughout High School and post-graduation Keon realized his passion for training dancers. To cultivate his skill set as a teacher, dancer and choreographer, he began working alongside mentor Amanda Pope as a teaching assistant at Lower Manhattan Arts Academy(LoMA), Harlem School of the Arts(HSA), APDC-Chimera Concept Dance team, As well as other various public/charter schools.
Going forward in his career, Keon will continue as a teaching artist at the Brooklyn Restoration Arts(YAA) Dance Studio, Life membership at Nitrogen the Company and member of Trademark Talent Dance Agency(TMTalent). Keon intends to diversify his skill set and expand his network through Modeling, Acting and continue teaching Hip Hop dance/routines (Choreography) to all ages.
SEASON 1 MEMBERS QUALIFYING TOP 20
Maxwell Ginsburg has been dancing for several years starting at the age of 16. He has been in many performance roles in college and outside of school preforming behind Long Island based artist with trade mark talent agencies. He has worked with Merrick theaters and was a lead role for west side story. As well as east islip theater company being Peter in Diary of Ann frank. He is happy to announce that he will be working with Nitrogeon company.
Olivia Patton is a recent graduate of The University of Akron where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. She is from Cleveland, Ohio but currently lives in New York, New York. She has been dancing since the age of three and is trained in ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, modern, hip hop, pointe, Ariel, musical theatre, and acrobatics. She loves performing as well as teaching and choreographing. Olivia recently danced and performed Ariel wall in Cedar Points “Vertical Impact.” She also has trained at Broadway Dance centers summer programs as well as ongoing classes. She has worked with Alice Klock, Bobby Wesner of Neos Dance Theatre, Catherine Meredith, And Tom Smith. She has also taken part in residences with Les Ballet Jazz de Montreal, Alvin Ailey, Bill T. jones, Groundwork’s, Neos Dance Theatre, Alice Klock, Koresh, and more.
Lily Levine is from Somerset County, NJ. Lily’s passion is dance in all of its forms. She began dancing at 3 and competitive dance at age 9. During her five years of competitive dance she won many first place and overall awards as well as regional and national titles. Most recently in the 18-19 year, Lily was awarded multiple scholarships and recognition as JUMP VIP, NYCDA Triple Threat, ASH Apprentice, Regional Miss Teen Nexstar and 2019 Groove National Teen Dancer of the Year. She has performed in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall, to various dance festivals in Brooklyn, NYC and NJ, to locally as Clara in the Nutcracker. Lily has danced in concept and music videos and even sang lead in an acapella group. She recently transitioned from competitive dance to a training focus and is now attending a preprofessional ballet program as well as training weekly in NYC and at Broadway Dance Center, in all genres of dance. She is looking forward to expanding her network of connections, future opportunities and building a new branch of her dance family with Nitrogen Dance Company! Xoxo
Camryn is originally from Boston Massachusetts. She is a unique mover that has trained in multiple styles of dance throughout her life. She was apart of @theexpressivemovement season 6 tour, and then moved to NYC last year and studied as a jazz/contemporary trainee at the Joffrey ballet school from 2018-2019. Now based out of NYC full time She continues her training and love for movement everyday
Sophia Lesin is from Upper Saddle River, NJ. She’s been dancing from the age of 7, and started training professionally in NYC at 13 years old. Currently, she is training under the instruction of Theresa Stone in her prestigious company AbstraKT Beings. In addition, Sophia works closely with many renowned Broadway Dance Center choreographers such as Kc Castellano, Ryan Miller, Hayden Frederick, and Neil Schwartz. Sophia has won several apprenticeships with dance conventions such as Pro Reveler at Revel Dance Convention where she will be touring with the convention this season assisting their faculty. As well, Sophia has been named one of the GPI dance convention ambassadors. Dance is the most prominent part of Sophia’s life and she cannot wait to further her dance opportunities and connections through Nitrogen The Company!
Hello! My name is Sophia Miguel! This is my first official company and I couldn’t be more excited. I have been dancing since I was 3 and have loved it ever since. I can not wait for all the projects Nitrogen is allowing me to take part in, and I can’t wait to dance with my new family.
Joseph Temperino is form Staten Island, New York who is thrilled to be apart of Nitrogen the Company. He is a dancer and actor in which interprets the work of choreographers and directors sometimes requiring improvisation. He has an extensive background that allowed him to train and perform in styles of Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Improvisation, Jazz, Hip Hop, West African, and Tap working with some of the best artists in the dance industry. He has been trained by faculty from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as well as the Purchase Conservatory of Dance. Some of his most remarkable work consists of: Casted in the Purchase Dance Company and performed work by Ohad Naharin, Marcus Jarrell Willis, and Norbert De La Cruz lll, Back up danced for the concerts Freestyle For All and Disco Ball in Atlantic City New Jersey, Casted for a TV Series Documentary of West Side Story with The Company BBC In London, Worked with Matthew Rushing along with Renee Robinson on a project and performed at Terrace on The Park and Bryant Park, Opened for World Tennis Day at Madison Square Garden,Worked with Earl Mosley on Celebration and Snow and Roses, Casted in The PPAS Musical Of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”, and Casted in the PPAS musical of West Side Story playing the role of Diesel.
Bella is a dancer from Long Island, New York. She has competitively trained in multiple styles throughout her whole life. She has had the opportunity to assist Taylor Bosch these past few months, and is inspired by amazing artists she has met along the way. Bella was also the female lead in Bruno Bavota’s official music video for “San Junipero”. She continues to train and work on her craft. Bella is eager to grow and create with new artists and is always willing to push herself with her movement.
Angela is a dancer from Long Island, New York. She has trained in numerous styles but mainly focuses in contemporary. She has had the opportunity to assist along side Taylor Wickham over the passed few months. Angela also has a YouTube Channel, where she posts videos of her daily life, called “Angela Di Lieto” Angela continues to train and spread her love for this art form everyday.
Coming from New Jersey at the age of 17, Amanda Rodriguez is honored to be a part of NITROGENthecompany for their first ever season as a TIME Member. Amanda has trained in dance for 15 years and is currently attending Starz Dance Studio. Amanda is also an intern for Dancers Inc Competition as their reigning Dancer of the Year Title Winner. Through Dancers Inc, Amanda works backstage, assists conventions, and performs at their regional and national events. She has performed in Stars of Tomorrow for the Dancers Responding to AIDS Benefit. Amanda is thrilled for the incredible opportunity to train under NITROGEN and is excited to grow as an artist.
Dance is basically my life!!! I have been dancing since the age of two and competing from
the age of five. I study all genres of dance but my true passion is Contemporary and Hip-Hop. My training began at Performers Edge Dance Academy in the Bronx, however it
doesn’t end there. I hold a full time dance schedule as well as a full time High school student and now I am a Time member of the Nitrogen Company where I will continue my training in a professional atmosphere.
I have performed in many music videos and had the honor of filming a short film “November 9” as the main character (Dancer). This passed Summer I had the privilege of performing at Amateur Night at the famous Apollo theatre with a sold out audience. The stage is my comfort zone where I can express my feelings and share my passion with the world. I
hope to one day travel the world teaching underprivileged children how to dance...
Christen Frandina is a proud member of Nitrogen the Company. She was born on Long Island, New York, and she is currently 14 years old. She has been dancing ever since she was two years old at her home studio, Garden City Dance Studio, under the direction of Cathy Fonte. She fell in love with everything about the atmosphere, and now she has been competing since age 7. At her home studio, she trains in styles such as Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tap, Hip Hop, and Acro. In 2018, when Christen turned 13, she started to train under the direction of Ali Koinoglou on the Koin and Co. Dancers Junior Training Program. Adding onto the styles she learns at her home studio, Christen also trains in Latin Ballroom, House, Footwork, Contemporary Indian, and many more to become a versatile dancer. Starting this year, Eglevsky Ballet has residence at her home studio, and Christen now trains with their faculty. Some of Christen’s favorite styles include Contemporary Fusion, Street Jazz, and Footwork. Christen goes to conventions on weekends to expand her training, and Nitrogen is opening another door for her into the industry.
Arielle is a dancer from Long Island, New York. She has been dancing since the age of four and competed from ages eleven to seventeen. She has trained in multiple styles for the past 15 years but mainly trains in contemporary. Arielle was apart of Cortland Danceworks for a year and a half while away at school in Cortland, New York. She has recently transferred home to continue to train and grow in dance. She has had the opportunity to assist Taylor Wickham in the past and is so excited to be apa
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