Ethan Colangelo (he/him) was born and raised in Toronto where he began his initial training at Canada’s National Ballet School and Elite Danceworx. He is now an alumni of The Juilliard School where he received the Hector Zaraspe Prize for Choreographic Promise. Most recently, he has created new works for Ballet BC, BODYTRAFFIC, Orsolina28, Whim W’Him Contemporary Dance, Ballet Edmonton and the National Ballet of Canada. Ethan was also one of nine choreographers selected worldwide for the Copenhagen International Choreography Competition in 2018 and 2021. At the competition in 2021, his piece recurrence won the Audience Choice Award along with the DAF Production Prize. Colangelo has also taught and made new creations for educational institutions such as The Juilliard School, The Ailey School, Arts Umbrella Dance Company, Springboard Danse Montréal, DAF in Rome and MOVE NYC . Furthermore he has presented work at Orsolina28, The Baryshnikov Arts Center, Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur, The Queen Elizabeth Theatre, APAP, Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Four Seasons Center for Perofmring Arts and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Ethan is now the new Choreographic associate for The National Ballet of Canada as of July 2023.