Dante Adela studied ballet and modern dance at the Alvin Ailey Dance Center after studying for five months at the Lou Conti Dance Studio (home of the Hubbard Street Dance Chicago) where he started. After a year at AADC he then got accepted to study at the North Carolina School of the Arts under full scholarship. After finishing school he danced with US ballet companies such as Orlando Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, NY Metropolitan Opera, and Cedar Lake Dance. In the UK, with the Scottish American Ballet and Northern Ballet Theater. He recently finished a world tour with Cirque Du Soliel’s “Dralion” as the lead character “Yao” (fire element) and can be seen in the film Across the Universe. He’s also done guest appearances with many dance companies. He’s happy to be guesting with The Dance Collective.