Phyllis Papa
Founding Artistic Director

Phyllis Papa, founder and Artistic Director, has choreographed over thirty ballets and has been the recipient of many grants including the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Grant. Her career has taken her around the world, dancing for major companies such as American Ballet Theatre,Royal Danish Ballet and Stars of American Ballet where she has performed forPresident Johnson, the Shah of Iran and numerous Royal Command Performances in Europe. King Frederick IX of Denmark was known to be one of her biggest fans. She has had principal parts  in Les Sylphide, Etudes, Swan Lake, The Lady and the Fool and Triumph of Death and her partners included some of the most famous male dancers: Peter Martins, Russell Chambers,Fernandez Bujones and Larry Rhodes. As principal ballerina of Stars of American Ballet she accepted the role of Artistic Director. She has also worked for the Institutes for the Achievement of Human Development, creating and teaching a program for Neurological brain growth. In 1998, Ms. Papa received the Brazilian Gold Medal of Honor, awarded by diplomats from Brazil, England, Italy, China and the US. Ms. Papa is listed in Marquis’ Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who of the World, The Social Directory and the National Biographical Society. In 1999 Ms. Papa founded the ACBT Performing Arts Academy, the official school of the Atlantic City Ballet. In 2006 she was elected to the Wall of Fame of the American Repertory Ballet. Ms. Papa has been justly acclaimed “one of the finest dancers and teachers on the American scene today.”

Company

Tullo Cata
Tullio Cata
Italy
Claudio Cirsone
Claudio Cirsone
Italy
Sara Lonngren
Sara Lonngren
USA
Juan Magacho
Juan Magacho
Brazil
 Caitlyn McElroy
Caitlin McElroy
USA
Aiala Oliveira
Aiala Oliveira
Brazil
Valdenir de Oliveira
Valdenir de Oliveira
Brazil
Kyrie Ogloza
Kyrie Ogloza
USA
Maria Perez
Maria Perez
Venezuela
Federica Sestilli
Federica Sestili
Italy
Nagisa Suzuki
Japan
Rina Yamaguchi
Japan
Tiziano Villani
Italy
Ionut Zaharia
Ionut Zaharia
Romania

Apprentices

Nondiscrimination Statement - The Atlantic City Ballet shall not discriminate in any of its functions based on

race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, nation of origin, ancestry, age or gender identity.

ACB can accommodate persons with disabilities with advanced notice of 2-3 weeks. (Assisted listening, audio description, etc…)

CONTACT:
Alexandria Pieroni
Managing Director
apieroni@acballet.org
STUDIOS

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Atlantic City, NJ 08401

713 W Moss Mill Road

Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215

609-348-7201

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