Justin Boccitto is an international dance instructor and an award-winning director/choreographer who recently appeared on the front cover of Dance Informa Magazine. He is a current faculty member at Broadway Dance Center, Peridance, Marymount Manhattan College, Circle in the Square Theatre School, Cap 21 and guest faculty at The Juilliard School. Some of his students have included Adam Chanler-Berat (Peter and the Starcatcher, Amelie), Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, NBC’s Sound of Music), Oona Laurence (Matilda, Southpaw), Jennifer Damiano (Next To Normal, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark), Brian Falduto (School of Rock), as well as Sean Fosse (Bob Fosse’s grandson) and Lady Gaga. Justin appeared on television as a coach for MTV’s Made and has choreographed several Off-Broadway productions as well as Gypsy Of The Year on Broadway. He received the Kennedy Center Best Director Award for his production of Hairspray in Nashville and two New York Musical Festival awards for What Do Critics Know? and Errol and Fidel. He has worked at the Metropolitan Opera, Papermill Playhouse and for fifteen years he served as Executive Producer of The Group Theatre Too, a theatre collective in Manhattan producing musicals, plays and dance projects throughout the country.