William Waldinger: In addition to CAP21, Bill is on faculty at The Manhattan Ballet School, the contemporary company CORA Dance and Hamilton Dance. Certified by Luigi to teach the Luigi Jazz Technique, Bill has recently taught a two week Luigi Jazz workshop for New Rising Sun Dance Project at DANY Studios/Joyce SoHo. He has also served as a Master Teacher at Hunter College, again teaching the work of the jazz master Luigi, and has developed absolute beginner dance classes for singers at The Singers' Forum.
As a performer, Bill has appeared in musical theater, concert dance, commercials, music videos, television and industrials. Highlights include regional and Off-Broadway productions of A Chorus Line (Paul in the first regional production), Carousel (Carnival Boy), Kismet, Drood (Neville, Park Theater), Oklahoma! (Dream Curly), A Funny Thing…, Guys and Dolls, Godspell. He was a company member of The David Storey Dance Works. He has danced in commercials for Time-Life, music videos for the group Fela-Antoine, was a featured dancer on the television show Soul Alive and appeared in videos for the Theater Dance Workshop. He has also appeared in industrials for Nike and Dacron.
Choreography credits include productions of Carousel (Village Light Opera), The King and I (re-staged the original Jerome Robbins choreography for Hofstra University), West Side Story (The Starlight Theater), Bells are Ringing (Performers Unlimited) and Oklahoma! (Thimble Theater).