Nicholas Sciscione (Assistant to the Artistic Director) was born and raised in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He graduated magna cum laude with a BFA in Dance from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. He has performed works by Benoit-Swan Pouffer, Randy James, Xiao-xiong Zhang, Danielle Agami, and Ohad Naharin. He has worked with Nimbus Dance Works and is currently a member of 10 Hairy Legs. Sciscione joined Stephen Petronio Company in 2011.