Photo Gallery

*** Alfredo Corvino***

Champion Flyweight Boxer
Montevideo, early 1930s

Regatta Rower,
Montevideo, early 1930s

Montevideo, early 1930s

California, early 1940s

Massine's Seventh Symphony
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, 1940s

Agnes De Mille's Rodeo
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, 1940s

Skiing in Switzerland while serving in the US Army, 1940s


Teaching in Essen, 1959

With Kurt Jooss (Pina Bausch on left)
Essen, 1959

Partnering Pina Bausch
Essen, 1959

Ramblerny Summer Camp
New Hope, Pennsylvania 1965

Rehearsing Pas de Quatre
Dance Circle, NYC 1970

The Nutcracker stage rehearsal with teachers of The New Jersey Dance Theater Guild, 1970

As Drosselmeyer in The Nutcracker
The New Jersey Dance Theater Guild, 1978

The Jooss School
Essen, Germany 1990s

Teaching in Paris, 1995

80th Birthday Party with Pina & Company
Los Angeles, 1996
Dancing with Pina

Master Class in NYC, 2004
***Andra Corvino***

With her favorite cavalier, 1952

Age 7, dancing on the stage of the Amato Opera, NYC

Amato Opera with Marie Adair & Peter Saul

At 14 years of age

Studio Portrait, 1970

As Ballet Mistress, with the Director, of The New Jersey Dance Theater Guild, 1974

As The Lead Rider in E. Corvino's Derby, 1985

As Mona Lisa in E. Corvino's The Gallery, 1981

With The Maestro, 2005

Taking Class with Tanztheater Wuppertal 
Paris, 2009

With members of Tanztheater Wuppertal....(lf. to rt. standing) Daphnis Kokkinos, Damiano Bigi, Fernando Suels, Julie Anne Stanzak, Pablo Gimeno Arau, Ales Cucek, Regina Advento (upside-down) & (kneeling) Barbara Kaufmann, Dominique Mercy & Matthias Burkert
***Ernesta Corvino***

The Early Years

As Moth in New York Shakespeare Festival's
A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1964

Danse Arabe, The Nutcracker, 1969

Marzipan, The Nutcracker, 1970

Peasant Pas de Deux from Giselle with Elias Colon, 1971

Andra Corvino's Romance Pas de Deux with Arturo Azito, 1972

Maiden Voyage (E. Corvino/Poulenc), 1972

Roberto Cartagena's Suite Andina, 1978

Lucille Grahn's Solo in Pas de Q uatre
in performance, NYC, 1979

As Chaplin in her ballet, Charlie & Co., 1981

As The Fifer in her ballet, The Gallery, 1981
As The Sleeper in her ballet, Somnus, 1989
As The Mummy in her ballet
The Mummy Returns, 1986
As Chaplin in her ballet, Charlie & Co.

With the UNLV Dance Arts Company in her ballet, Sujets d'Art, 1997

As The Clown in Ballet of the Dolls (E. Corvino)
In performance, NYC, 2004

As The Clown in Ballet of the Dolls (E. Corvino)
In performance, Las Vegas, 2004

As Blue Boy in her ballet, Works of Heart, 2010

Partnering with the Maestro
Coast of New Hampshire, 1983

Practicing in Dance Circle's front studio, 1988

Taking the Maestro's Class, 2004
Teaching at the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign, 2006

With José Limón Dance Company on the stage of The Joyce Theater during the company's 2006 New York season .... (lf. to rt.) Daniel Fetecua, Bradley Shelver, Ryoko Kudo, Kristen Foote, Kathryn Alter, Roxane D'Orleans Juste, Brenna Monroe-Cook, Ernesta Corvino, Katie Diamond, Francisco Ruvalcaba, Carla Maxwell, Roel Seeber and Jonathan Fredrickson 

As "The Ballet Master", Wuppertal Germany, 2008

Teaching at the Perry-Mansfield Winter Intensive, NYC, 2009
Photo: Nan Melville
Teaching Baroque class in Basel, Switzerland,

***Marcella Corvino***

In front of her parents hat shop, age 4

As an Isadorable, age 7

Self-Portrait, early 1940s

The Wedding, 1947


As a young mother

Brooklyn, 1961

The Nutcracker, stage rehearsal, 1970

San Francisco, 1971

With a friend, 1974

At the desk of Dance Circle, 1980s

51st Wedding Anniversary, 1998
***The front studio of DANCE CIRCLE, 763 8th Avenue***

 ~ All photos from The Corvino Archives ~

Welcome to Corvino Ballet

In the 1940s, a young soloist from the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo fell in love with and married a beautiful photographer and costume maker from New York City.
The rest is history........
~~~ This site is in    LOVING MEMORY   of these two remarkable people ~~~
                               ALFREDO CORVINO (1916-2005)  
                                                          MARCELLA CORVINO (1918-2004)