Justin Boccitto is a graduate of Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre School and trained under Michael Blevins for 15 years. Justin performed with the New Jersey Tap Ensemble in Broadway To Brunswick starring Marvin Hamlish and Rachel York and his tap company, Generation Tap, appeared with Dr. Jimmy Slyde, Brenda Buffalino and Jason Samuels at Tap City and Tap Extravaganza. The group has been featured in Dancer and Dance Spirit magazine and was invited to perform at the United Nations in 2004.
As a director/choreographer, Justin’s credits include the Off-Broadway production of One Night With Fanny Brice, as well as the national tour of Dance/Speak: The Life of Agnes de Mille. Other credits include Cabaret, The Wild Party, Urinetown, Tenderloin and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Circle in the Square Theatre School), Side Show (Westchester Broadway Theatre), The Seven Little Foys (NY Fringe Festival), Singin' in the Rain (MacHaydn Theatre) and Sweeney Todd (White Plains Performing Arts Center). As an instructor of tap and theater dance Justin serves on the guest faculty at several prominent NYC studios. He trained Lady Gaga at Circle in the Square and was asked to teach Stephen Colbert how to tap dance.
Justin is director of The Choreographer's Canvas, an annual event for choreographers around the world. He also serves as Executive Producer of The Group Theatre Too, a theatre collective in Manhattan producing new plays and musicals including the 2009 NYMF production of Count To Ten, a new tap musical. Justin is fortunate to have worked with other such artists as: Nicole Fosse, Chet Walker, Ann Reinking, Robert Giraldi, Aileen Quinn, Andrew Lippa, David Rimmer, B.H. Barry and George S. Irving. Visit www.justinboccitto.com for more information.