Greg Sinacori

Born and raised in New York City where he began his dance training at the Joe Stanford Dance Studio under the direction of Joe Stanford and Michael Solivan. He is a graduate of the prestigious LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts “The Fame School” and in 2004 received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance through the Alvin Ailey / Fordham University BFA program. He has recently completed his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership. As a professional dancer, Sinacori has danced with Alvin Ailey's second company, Ailey II, under the direction of Sylvia Waters. Through Ailey II he was given the opportunity to perform, lecture and teach in numerous theaters and universities across the United States. He has also danced with The Parsons Dance Company, Fred Benjamin Dance Company, Heidi Latsky Dance and Battleworks, where he performed nationally and internationally including Italy, Brazil, Switzerland and Israel. Sinacori was a finalist in the Young Arts competition sponsored by National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts and has also received numerous awards for his choreography in and around New York City. His choreography credits include; assistant choreographer on The Backyardigans Live Tour, 2010 Nickelodeon Music Fest, episodes of Team Umi Zoomi, Dora The Explorer, Angelina Ballerina and a feature film, The Necklace. He is a motion-capture performer on the hit Nickelodeon series The Backyardigans as the animated dancing moose – Tyrone as well as Nick Jr’s newest Emmy award winning animated hit, The Bubbleguppies where he performs the movements for Gil, Goby and Nonny. He can be seen in The Music of Regret, a film directed by Laurie Simmons at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC starring Meryl Streep. Currently, Sinacori is on faculty at LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts where he specializes in teaching the dance technique of Lester Horton. He is also on faculty at Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts (EMIA). For the past three years Sinacori has also acted as associate artistic director of LaGaurdia’s dance department under the leadership of Michelle Mathesius. In 2015 he created the LaGuardia Dance Ensemble (LDE) where select students performed his choreography throughout metropolitan area.