Teaching at SAB, 2016; © Rosalie O'Connor
Andrew Scordato was born in Sewell, New Jersey, and began his dance training at the age of nine at The Rock School in Philadelphia. Mr. Scordato earned a merit scholarship to the School of American Ballet's 2002 Summer Course at the age of 16 and was invited to continue his training in SAB's Winter Term the same year. In October 2005, Mr. Scordato became an apprentice with New York City Ballet, and in July 2006, he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet.
Mr. Scordato has performed featured roles in numerous ballets including Balanchine's Agon, Chaconne, Divertimento No. 15, The Four Temperaments, Symphony in C, and George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®; Peter Martins's Romeo + Juliet, The Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake; Jerome Robbins's The Concert and Glass Pieces; and Christopher Wheeldon's Carousel (A Dance). Mr. Scordato has also originated featured roles in several ballets by Justin Peck, including Everywhere We Go, Rōdē,ō: Four Dance Episodes, Pulcinella Variations, and The Most Incredible Thing.
Mr. Scordato was invited to become a School of American Ballet teaching fellow in 2012. He joined SAB's permanent faculty in 2014. Mr. Scordato currently oversees the SAB/NYCB Apprentice Mentorship Program alongside SAB's dean of students and continues to dance with New York City Ballet.