SIMONE ASSBOECK is an experienced professional dancer, actress, and singer.
Simone began ballroom dancing as a child and has since turned her love for dance into a career with a wide repertoire of traditional dances (International & American Standard and Latin dances) and other dances (West Coast Swing, Hustle, Country Line Dancing, Salsa, Modern, Freestyle, Argentine Tango, Hip Hop). Simone is a truly versatile dancer and is equally adept in partner dancing and solo/individual dancing.
Simone has competed in the prestigious “Blackpool” Dance Festival UK, the International Hustle & Salsa Congress and Hustle USA. Simone’s awards include German State Champion, 1st Place North American Female Vice-Champion, 1st Place New York State Vice-Champion, and 1st Place North American Female Show Dance Champion in the 2008 5-Boro Dance Challenge. In addition to her awards, Simone is an accomplished dance instructor and choreographer with over 10 years experience teaching dance to both adults and children.
She holds a Masters degree in Physical Education from The German Sport University Cologne (Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln), Cologne, Germany with a focus on Modern Dance Technique “Elementary Dance Pina Bausch” and Rehabilitation.
Among her many dance credits, she appeared in Walt Disney Pictures’ Enchanted (2007) as principal dancer and dance stand‐in for lead actress Amy Adams, and in HBO’s television show “Boardwalk Empire” (2010) as Babette’s dancer and principal dancer.
Simone’s other acting, dancing and singing credits include:
The Rhythm of Life (2012), dirs. B. Sheppard and D. Laurenson at Symphony Space Theater; Get Happy, The Great Depression – Then and Now (2012), dir., B. Sheppard; Half--‐Life, The Love of a Woman (2011), dir. T Sandri at Duane Park Lounge; Harvest One Act Play Festival (2010) as Delia (lead); Alvin Ailey – Hip Hop “Kat Wildish Dance Show” (2009--‐2010) as principal dancer; NBC’s “The Today Show” featuring Tikki Barber (2007), Marc Anthony (2007) and Patrick Swayze (2005) as principal dancer; CW 11’s Morning News with Larry Hoff (2007) as principal dancer; WB 11 Morning News (2006) as principal dancer; New York City Festival of Dance at Bryant Park (2004‐2005).