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GiaNina S8 Headshot
Websites: Instagram(more)
Gender: Female
Born: June 10, 2005
Age: 15
Home: Oakhurst, New Jersey
Occupation: Dancer
10th in the 2020/21 school year
Affiliations: Middletown Dance Company[1]
Broadway Dance Center
ICON Dance Complex (former)
Height: 5'0"
Friends and Family
Parents: Joanne Paolantonio (mother)
John Paolantonio (father)
Siblings: Joey (brother)
Friends: Hannah Colin
Kamryn Smith
Lilliana Ketchman
Sarah Georgiana
Pressley Hosbach
Brady Farrar
Savannah Kristich
Alexus Oladi
Elliana Walmsley
Paris Moore
Berkleigh Hernandez
JoJo Siwa
Pets: Rocco (dog)[2]
Episode Run
Debut: The New Team
Quick Links
Feat. video: Solo "Above the Clouds" (2018)
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Dance Tables
GiaNina Paolantonio (born June 10, 2005) is a dancer from Oakhurst, New Jersey. Her mother is Joanne Paolantonio.

GiaNina and her mother joined the team in Season 8.[3]

Other Information

  • At the age of 9, GiaNina made her Broadway debut as Amanda Thripp in Matilda the Musical. She starred in the musical from March 2015 til September 2016.[4]
  • GiaNina performed for Mariah Carey at the NBC Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting in 2014 as well as her All I Want for Christmas is You concert residency at Beacon Theater in New York and The Colosseum in Las Vegas 2017.
  • She danced for the New York Knicks City Kids Dance Team during the 2014-15 season at Madison Square Garden.
  • She has performed as a member of the Brooklyn Nets Kids Dance Team at Barclays Center.
  • She was apart of the Big Battle Dance Crew on the Nickelodeon show Lip Sync Battle Shorties.
  • She makes regular dance videos for the company, GoNoodle, which promotes healthy exercise for over 11 million elementary school kids across the nation everyday.
  • In 2017, she made her movie debut in The Greatest Showman as a principal ballerina.[5]
  • GiaNina is an ambassador for dance wear brand Capezio.
  • She has been in commercials for the brands Reese's, Pace Salsa and Simon Premium Outlets.[6]
  • She and her mom were presenters at the 7th annual Reality Television Awards in 2020.
  • She was the first person to be on top of the pyramid in the new Junior Elite Team.


To see GiaNina Paolantonio's placements on the pyramid, visit the GiaNina Paolantonio/Pyramid subpage.


To see tables for GiaNina Paolantonio's dances and results, visit the GiaNina Paolantonio/Dances subpage.


To view the image gallery for GiaNina Paolantonio, click here.

External Links

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