Maria Adriana Roscio is the owner, director and instructor at New England Dance with over 40 years of experience. Born in Uruguay, S. America, came to the USA at the age of 5 and began professional dance training at the age of 7. Maria 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. She augmented her dancing 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. Maria has performed all over the state of CT, NY, FL and Mexico with the Albano Ballet Company, various professional dance teams and as a backup dancer for upcoming artists. Professional dance teams, include CBA basketball team owned and operated by Miami Dolphins. Arena football teams owned and operated by Madison Square Garden. Some of my credits include performances at Mohegan Sun Cabaret Theater, Bushnell, Music videos, Sergio Franchie’s Cancer Festival and touring with Sweet Sensation freestyle artist, under United Rhythms Dance and Entertainment which recently performed for MTV in Cancun, Mexico. She has also been involved on an international level, representing the USA for International Dance Open in Zegrab, Croatia, Hungary, Panama and Austria as an international judge. Maria Adriana is the owner, director and choreographer for New Englands Nutcracker. Maria Adriana is currently instructing, modeling, and acting for John Casablanca Modeling and Acting Agency- Rocky Hill, Ct.