Trainee since 2017
Grand Rapids Ballet School 2007-11
Grand Rapids Ballet Summer Intensive 2008-10, 2014
Amadeo will graduate from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance. He has worked with a wide-range of guest choreographers such as Kathryn Alter, Brian McSween, Richard Bowman, Melissa Coyle, and Leslie Scott. Amadeo began dancing at nine at Lakeshore Ballet arts in Grand Haven, Michigan, under the direction of Nancy and Jefferson Baum. Shortly after, Amadeo joined Grand Rapids Ballet School under Laura Berman, Gordon Pierce-Schmidt, and Patricia Barker, where he performed many ballets with the Junior Company. Amadeo has attended summer intensives at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Grand Rapids Ballet, American Ballet Theater, and Joffrey Ballet School in New York City.
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