Alberto Denis (dancer)
A company member of Third Rail Projects since 2011, Mr. Denis (BA in Theater/Dance, Rhode Island College, summa cum laude) has been an original collaborating cast member of several of the company's preeminent works including their ongoing Bessie's Awards winning "Then She Fell" originating the role of Lewis Carroll (currently also playing the role of Doctor), "The Grand Paradise" which ran for 11 months in 2016 to critical acclaim originating the role of the Activities Director (and subsequently playing the role of Dad), and most recently in the sold out 73 show run of "Ghost Light" at Lincoln Center in 2017. Throughout this time he has also supported his burgeoning career as international male burlesque sensation GoGo Gadget, with featured performances at almost 7 years of the New York Boylesk Festivals, featured in the 2012, 2013 & 2016 London Burlesque Festivals, performances in Boston, New York City, Denver, Toronto, Paris, Stockholm and Vienna. He continues to perform regularly with "Then She Fell", and recently completed his 1100th performance, and is featured in the company's documentary film "Between Yourself & Me" having premiered this July at the Dance on Camera Festival at Lincoln Center.
Mr. Denis has taught dance and acting workshops/classes at The Royal Danish School of Theater & Dance, The University of Utah, Rhode Island College, Trinity College, and Hunter College. Most recently he completed a weeklong residency as guest artist teacher at Oberlin College in Ohio teaching workshops in Immersive Theater Techniques, modern/contemporary dance classes and guest lecturer for the Gender's Studies course in NYC nightlife. In September of this year Alberto became the newest member of the esteemed New Victory Theater's Teaching Artists Ensemble based within The New 42nd Street in the heart of Times Square and Broadway. He has performed for Arthur Aviles' Typical Theater for five years & in projects for Doug Elkins, Risa Jaroslow, Palissimo Dance Theater, Dixie Fun Dance Theater, ann and alexx make dances, Marta Renzi, Alexandra Beller, Michael Leleux, Heidi Latsky Dance, Lawrence Goldhuber, Luis Lara Malvacias, JoAnna Mendl Shaw's Equus Projects, and Mei Yin Ng's Mei-Be Whatever. He was also a featured performer in the Whitney Museum's Christian Marclay: Festival performance of PrÃªt-aÂ´-Porter. His choreography has been produced at Dance Theater Workshop's Family Matters, Danspace Project's Food For Thought, Dixon Place's Body Blend & Moving Men, BAAD!'s Boogie Down Dance Series and Out Like That Festival, The LaGuardia Performing Arts Center and Kinetics Dance Theater, Baltimore MD.