Donna Zin (D’Amoto)
State of birth: Philadelphia, PA
Subject that you teach: Tap, Ballet and Jazz
How many years of dance study: 43 years
People or places studied: From age 4 to 15- local dance studios after which Maywood Academy, Pennsylvania Ballet, Jazz Dance Center, Bucks County Dance Center, and various dance studios in NYC.
Organizations or groups you are affiliated with now or in the past:
(Currently): Co-Director of Pennsport School of Dance, Music and Movement Teacher for the St. David’s Christian Nursery School, Choreographer for Durning String Band and 6ABC Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Past Affiliations): Archbishop Carroll High School, Phoenixville Middle School. Riverfront Dinner Theatre, Three Little Bahers Dinner Theatre, Pulsations Night Club, Woodland String Band, Polish American String Band, Saturnalian Fancy Brigade, Magic Fancy Brigade, Avenuers, Strutters, and Dancing on Air.
Anything Else About You:
Along with dance study I also received vocal lessons and acting lessons. I enjoyed many years of performing in dinner theatre’s and night club work. My show list includes musicals such as Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Meet Me in St. Louis, Best Little…House in Texas, Anything Goes, Chicago, Can Can, Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, and West Side Story. I also enjoyed being on staff and assistant to the choreographer for many of the above shows as well as Ain’t Miss Behavior, The Wiz, Joseph and the Amazing Tech Color Dream Coat and Evita. I enjoyed choreographing shows for Archbishop Carroll High School, The Music Man, The Wizard of OZ, Guys & Dolls, as well as for Pehonixville Middle School Spring Musicals for 8 years. As a child I appeared on Al Albert’s Showcase and Channel 17’s Dancing on Air, where I had the opportunity to do promotional work for the show such as Tee-Shirt Commercial for Nine Productions and appeared as a guest on the Harry Kalas Talk Show at Station WWDB. I have had the opportunity to work with many different choreographers and directors and now enjoy sharing and teaching children.
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