Angela M Gallo is Artistic Director of Sapphire Moon Dance Company, Dean of the School of Visual and Performing Arts and Professor of Dance at Coker University. Angela’s performance highlights include: the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland; Dance Theatre Workshop, White Wave Cool NY Festival, The Dancenow Downtown Festival, the Fringe Festival of Independent Artists (Toronto), Alabama Dance Festival, Charlotte Dance Festival, Dimensions Dance Festival and the Piccolo Spoleto Festival.She has danced with The Power Company (SC), AmDAT: Dance Art Technology (NY), worked on smaller projects with Ballet Preljocaj and Anou Skan (France), Eisenhower Dance Ensemble (MI) and performed in works by Doug Varone, Dan Wagoner, Christian Von Howard and Jose Limon. She has been a guest choreographer for Dance Now! Miami, Columbia City Ballet, Vibrations Dance Company, the Power Company, Columbia Classical Ballet, Converse College and others Angela’s dance for film work has been shown in the Braga International Film Festival, Optica Film Festival and was a finalist in the Dance Film Association’s Film Festival. Angela holds an MFA in Dance from the University of Michigan. Angela is also a Pilates instructor certified through the Pilates Method Alliance and trained at the Kane School of Core Integration in NYC and the Core Grace Studios in Ann Arbor, MI.