Alessandro Ferdico trained as an actor/director in London, Rome, and New York, where he graduated from The William Esper Studio. From 1996 to 2011, he worked on many Off-Broadway and Broadway shows, and was part of the genesis of such hits as I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!, Urinetown, Hairspray, Taboo, Fela! and Shrek. During this busy time he also did stand-up comedy at major New York venues such as Caroline's, Stand Up New York, and Gotham Comedy Club, to name a few. Alessandro is a certified life coach through Coaching Alliance. He is also a trained teacher of ballroom and Latin dance.