jazz, Contemp, lyrical
KC Castellano is a dancer and choreographer born and raised in New York City. Known for her passionate and challenging classes, she brings style, drive, and motivation to all of her students.
KC currently serves as a resident choreographer and a master teacher at dozens of studios across the US and in Canada. She is also on staff as the contemporary teacher at Groove Dance Convention. A performer at heart, KC has appeared in Lady Gaga's music videos, You and I and Marry the Night and has toured with Kat Deluna both in the US and abroad.
KC was chosen to be a featured dancer on the BET reality seriesBorn to Dance with Laurieann Gibson and performed live on theMonique show and with Lady Gaga at the Monsterball in Atlanta. KC's choreography has been featured in the Capezio ACE awards 2012, Choreographer Pick at the PULSE 2011-2013,Sybarite Love is Love, Jared Grimes's Run the Night, DRA'sDancin Downtown at the Joyce Top Choreographer, KTU's Beatstock and Freestylr Free for All, countless awards at various dance competitions across the nation, and a variety of stage work and music videos for up-and-coming local artists.
KC has assisted Tyce Diorio on So You Think You Can Dance in the US and the Ukraine and Andrew Turtletaub with a national Budweiser Super Bowl commercial that aired this winter. Through her work, KC loves sharing her intense approach to movement with dancers, encouraging them to explore their physical and emotional range within her choreography. Her class focuses heavily on strength, musicality and performance quality. Her mission is to have every student leave the room feeling full. Full of knowledge, full of motivation, full of spirit.