Arpon Leonides D.


Classical Ballet / Dancer

a Filipino born in Israel, studied at the Bat-Dor Dance School with Rosaline Subel Kassel, before joining the Bat-Dor Dance Company under the direction of Jeannette Ordman and worked with Lucianno Cannitto, Randy Duncan, and Igal Perry. Since arriving to New York, Mr. Arpon has worked with Arthur Aviles, Fredrick Earl Mosley, Richard Rivera, Matthew Rushing, Nathan Trice, Johannes Wieland and Kevin Wynn. He is a recipient of the American Israeli Cultural Foundation Scholarship from 1995 to 1998 and the Princess Grace Award for 2006. Mr. Arpon has taught workshops throughout Israel, Japan and the United States and has presented his choreography in various venues in New York. Recently Mr. Arpon has collaborated with leaders to serve the Filipino American community and also had the honor of choreographing on 240 of the Young Mens Division Gymnastics/Athletics Group for the Soka Gakkai International’s East Territory “Rock the Era” Peace Festival at the Liacouras Center, Philadelphia with 11,000 people in attendance. Mr. Arpon also teaches Beginners Argentine Tango with his partner Ritsuko Sato to \\\"nondancers\\\" and dancers alike at Ballet Arts, City Center and the Center for Remembering and Sharing. This is Leo\\\'s eighth season with Armitage Gone! Dance. Meet Leo!

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