Alison Bogatay, Artistic Director
Alison has been residing in the Hartford area since relocating from NYC in 1998. Since then, she has choreographed, taught and performed in many venues throughout the state. Local Teaching/Choreographing Highlights Include: The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, Guakía, The Bushnell/Charter Oak Elementary, The Hartford Symphony Orchestra, The Hartt School (both Diploma & Community Divisions), Dance CT, The Hartford Conservatory, Performing Arts Programs, American School for the Deaf, Stafford Springs Academy, Ethel Walker School,
Kingswood-Oxford High School, CREC’s “Images of Cultural Identity” project, Project Broadway at Playhouse on the Green and Connecticut Opera’s “Take Center Stage” outreach program.
In 2003, Alison was selected by Muriel Topaz as one of 8 choreographers in the state to feature her work for the CT Dance Alliance Festival, and choreographed the ‘Dance of the Seven Veils’ for Connecticut Opera’s production of Salome. Ms. Bogatay has danced professionally with the New Dance Collective in Danbury and with Angels in Shadows in New York City. She has been in numerous musicals in summer stock and regional theaters throughout the country including the New Harmony Theatre. She was a dance major at Butler University,
a full-scholarship student at the Dance Theatre of Harlem and studied at the Pennsylvania Ballet.
Recent Performances Include: Hartford Dances! & From The Horse's Mouth at the Bushnell; “Sheila” in A Chorus Line & "Mona" in Chicago.