Maria Adriana Roscio is the owner, director and instructor at New England Dance with over 35 years of experience. Adriana was born in Uruguay, South America. Maria Adriana started dancing and performing at the age of 7. Adriana has been professionally trained by the founder of the Hartford Ballet and Albano Ballet Company, Joseph Albano and Julia Fredrick, and had performed with the Albano Ballet Company as a soloist performer for over 35 years. Adriana has augmented her dance at Broadway Dance Center, Steps in New York City, Martha Graham modern and Russian ballet. Her training includes Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Tap, Modern, Drama, and Music. She has performed all over the state of CT, New York and Florida with the Albano Ballet Company, various professional dance teams, and as a backup dancer for upcoming artists. Some of her credits include performances at Mohegan Sun Cabaret Theater, Bushnell, Music videos, Sergio Franchie’s Cancer Festival. Dancer for the Florida Beach Dogs (owned and operated by Miami Dolphins), New England Sea Wolves Dance Team, CT Coyotes Dance Team, New Haven Ninjas (owned and operated by Madison Square Garden) and much more. Adriana is also an accomplished Choreographer. She has choreographed dances for many upcoming artists and professional dance teams including Miss San Juan and Miss Italia, USA. She continues to educate herself and perform. Adriana continues to strive to fulfill her dreams. Adriana’s recent accomplishment is New England’s Nutcracker where she directed, choreographed and performed in as the Spanish lead. Adriana is also involved on an international level. She collaborates with Ariston Proballet, European Company, in their summer intensive dance program in Pula, Croatia. She is an international judge for the International Dance Competition in Vienna, Austria. Adriana has directed Go! Dance Convention for 15 years. Adriana is also a Certified Bikram Yoga instructor and continues to practice and instruct Bikram Yoga at New England Dance. She owned and operated Bikram yoga Farmington and Middletown Bikram yoga.