Excerpts from Sleeping Beauty - June 02

Dance Del Bello

 Who's Who 

  • Delphine Del Bello Spencer head shot

    Delphine Del Bello Spencer

    Delphine Del Bello Spencer, Artistic Director of Dance Del Bello, began her professional career with an apprenticeship in the Joffrey Ballet Company, after which she became a member of the Joffrey II Company and Ballet Repertory of New York. She then moved to Philadelphia where she joined Pennsylvania Ballet and Sybil Modern Dance Company. During her teaching career, she has been a member of the Temple University Dance Department and Philadelphia's CAPA High School. She has been awarded the Monticello College Foundation Fellowship for outstanding choreography, as well as a Choreographic Fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

  • David Kloss head shot

    David Kloss

    As Artistic Advisor and Choreographer with Dance Del Bello, David became a member of the newly formed Pennsylvania Ballet in 1965 where he rapidly developed from minor figure to "danseur noble." Leaving the roster in 1979, David became an adjunct professor at Cabrini College, while still performing roles created for him with Pennsylvania Ballet. He has served as teacher, consultant and choreographer for Ballet Kloss, Stanton Hall, Studios of the Performing Arts, Philadelphia's CAPA, Brandywine Ballet, Dance Del Bello, Ballet des Jeunes, The Pennsylvania Civic Ballet Company, and most recently the Southern New Jersey Academy of Performing Arts. Mr. Kloss' mesmerizing interpretation of the Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" is presented each holiday season by Dance Del Bello.

  • Stephanie Mumbauer head shot

    Stephanie Mumbauer

    Stephanie Mumbauer, Associate Artistic Director of Dance Del Bello, received her training in classical ballet from Edmund Novak and Irina Kovalska, former soloists of The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. As Associate Director of Pennsylvania Dance Institute and faculty member since 1987, she developed the curriculum for beginner through intermediate students. Stephanie has performed with DDB, as well as having conducted rehearsals and choreographed for the students of the Institute in company productions.

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