Angelina DiFranco

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Angelina DiFranco is a dance artist, writer, and choreographer. She graduated from Kent State University with honors in May 2023 and holds a BFA in dance and a BA in English with a concentration in professional writing. Throughout her tenure at Kent State, Angelina has received the May O’Donnell Memorial Dance Award, the Eugenia V. Erdmann Dance Award, and the dance faculty award for outstanding achievement as an emerging artist and dance scholar. As a choreographer, her dance for film has been nominated by KSU faculty for the American College Dance Association, was presented at Cleveland Dance Festival’s Virtual Dance Film Gallery in 2022, and won best experimental film at the Highland Square Film Festival. Her concert choreography has been performed professionally at Cleveland Dance Festival, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and OhioDance Festival. Alongside her work as a dance artist, she took part in See Chicago Dance’s 2021 critical writing fellowship and has been published in See Chicago Dance, Luna Negra, and Brainchild. She joined the Dancing Wheels Company as an apprentice in 2022 and was promoted to company dancer in 2023.