Antoinette DiPietropolo
Choreographer

Antoinette is ecstatic to be returning to the Big Apple Circus family. She has been a director, choreographer, dancer, singer, actor, gymnast, cheerleader, and dance teacher throughout her career. Recently the choreographer for the National Tour of Fame. She is also the choreographer for the ongoing bus tour The Ride in New York City. Her choreography was seen in the Off-Broadway show With Glee and named New York Times Critic Pick BEST STAGING OF A BIG NUMBER IN A PUNY SPACE. She was the choreographer for Annie at The Muny in St. Louis, starring Tony award winner Beth Leavel. Antoinette has performed on stages across the country, including Radio City Music Hall (the tiniest tap dancer for Bernadette Peter’s concert), Madison Square Garden, The Pantages Theatre and Lincoln Center. She has created events for Pepsi’s Super Bowl halftime contest, Nationwide and many major businesses across the country. Her new company, CustomBroadway.com creates concerts and performances around the world. She appeared on the Broadway National Tours of How The Grinch Stole Christmas and Annie where she also served as dance captain, associate director and associate choreographer. Other highlights of her directing and choreographing career include Ragtime at the North Carolina Theatre (winner best choreography at Triangle Awards), Ragtime in Dallas (multiple nominations and awards), Nunsense at Flat Rock Playhouse in Chicago and Jesus Christ Superstar, Mamma Mia and Annie for the Engeman Theatre on Long Island and also choreographed The Producers, The Music Man, A Christmas Story, South Pacific, Hairspray, and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change and  Evita with great accolades from The New York Times. In addition, Antoinette was the captain of her Co-Ed cheerleading team, earning the title of national champions, while also being an accomplished gymnast. www.AntoinetteDiPietropolo.com Follow her @antoinettedip