A veteran of Dancing Classrooms for over 20 years, Victoria has supported students’ dance journeys as a Teaching Artist, Senior Educational Liaison, and Program Manager.

Victoria Malvagno (she/her)

Program Manager


Victoria joined Dancing Classrooms over 20 years ago and has had the pleasure to be a Teaching Artist, Senior Educational Liaison, and Program Manager. She has supervised ballroom and social dance residencies across the five boroughs, judged numerous competitions, and has been an emcee for the Dancing Classrooms’ Colors of the Rainbow Team Match in New York, Long Island, Philadelphia, and Monterey, California. 

Featured in the documentary Mad Hot Ballroom, she has presented lectures and demonstrations about the Dancing Classrooms Program and the Dulaine Method for The Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools and The Child Welfare League of America National Conferences in Washington D.C., The Dance of Life, The Promise of Youth 27th Annual Conference in Utah, and In the Mad Hot Ballroom Conference in Florida. 

Victoria holds a Bachelor of Arts in Acting and a Minor in Dance from Stony Brook University, and a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from Brooklyn College. She is a founding member of The Barefoot Theatre Company and has performed in New York City at the 78th Street Theatre Lab, Cherry Lane Theater, and TriBeca Playhouse, as well as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, and the Boston Playwright’s Theater, among many others.