Ballerina turned musical theatre performer, Monica Cioffi is a NYC based professional dancer. She now can be seen performing in musicals around the country. She is also on the creative team of A Bronx Tale: The Musical 19-20 National Tour as the Assistant Choreographer / Broadway Re-Stager.
ACTOR'S EQUITY ASSOCIATION
- December 2019
During PMP's Cinderella, Monica was offered an Equity contract, and became a proud Equity Member!
RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Fall/ Winter 2019
Monica will be swinging the female ensemble for Paper Mill Playhouse's Cinderella. This is her second show with PMP this year, and is so happy to be returning to a place that now feels like home. Directed by Mark Hoebee and Choreographed by JoAnn Hunter, Cinderella runs Nov. 20- Dec. 29
*Monica went on for 5 of the 8 ensemble tracks she covered *
A BRONX TALE NATIONAL TOUR - Fall 2019
Monica will be the Assistant Choreographer / Broadway Re-Stager for the 2019-2020 National Tour of A Bronx Tale. She is so looking forward to spending some time on "Belmont Avenue!"
DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
- Spring 2019
Monica is ecstatic to be making her Paper Mill Playhouse debut with Disney's Beauty and the Beast! Paper Mill is known for their outstanding productions, and was the recipient of the 2016 Tony Award for Regional Theatre. Directed by Mark Hoebee and choreographed by Alex Sanchez, come see a Tale as Old as Time from May 29- July 3!
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - Winter 2018
Monica is thrilled to make her Arts Center of Coastal Carolina debut in An American in Paris! She is part of the pointe dancers as well as the on stage female ensemble swing. Directed by Mark Martino and choreographed by Elise Kinnon, it ran December 5- December 30 in Hilton Head, SC.
THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL - July 2018
Monica is a huge fan of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and was thrilled to be cast as a Swing dancer for Season Two. She appears in episodes 4 and 6!
A CHORUS LINE - May 2018
Monica is returning to The Gateway for A Chorus Line ! She will be playing Tricia (heel stretch girl) and understudying Diana, Connie, Maggie and Bebe. The legendary Mitzi Hamilton will direct and set Michael Bennett's original choreography.
WEST SIDE STORY - April 2018
Monica will be playing Teresita in West Side Story alongside the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ryan Haskins. Directed by Christopher Murrah and choreographed by Adam Flemming, this is the first full production of WSS to be presented with a 40 piece orchestra on stage!
ALL IN - March 2018
Monica will play Emily in short film All In. She has been cast as lead roles in independent films before, but this was the first time she also will be playing a dancer for film. It is her second time working with direct/writer James Defalco in a leading role.
bloc NYC - March 2018
Monica is signing with bloc NYC after attending their open call. She's so thrilled about being a #blocSTAR !
SAMSON AND DELILAH - September 2017
Monica makes her touring debut in the Virginia Opera's production of Samson and Delilah. She is part of the ballet ensemble. This production is directed and choreographed by Paul Curran and will be touring through Virginia.
ON THE TOWN - July 2017
Monica makes her Regional Theatre debut with her favorite musical, On The Town ! She will be performing at The Gateway as Dream Ivy and part of the Ensemble. Directed and choreographed by Scott Thompson, it's sure to be a helluva town!