AC Ciulla won an EMMY Award for “Outstanding Choreography of a Television Special” for his innovative work set on Olympic figure skating champions for the world renowned Stars on Ice.
Ciulla was honored with a TONY Award nomination for his work in the hit Broadway musical Footloose and won the FANY (Peoples Choice Award) for best choreography on Broadway that year. His work was also seen in the Off-Broadway musicals: Ghetto Superstar (starring Billy Porter), The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, Lucky Guy & The Last Smoker In America.
He received rave reviews for an all-star Broadway cast benefit concert of the musical Chess at the Ford Amphitheater in L.A. starring TV's "Glee" star Mathew Morrison and won the 2010 Carbonell Award for his critically acclaimed work in the dance musical~ Vices A Love Story! Ciulla co-created and choreographed the hit Vegas show Toni Braxton- Revealed that ran in the Showroom at the Flamingo Hotel & Casino for two years. He also staged the six time Grammy award winning recording artist’s celebrated 2006 LIBRA tour and live NBA All-star performance.
Other recording artists who have performed AC's choreography include Ne-Yo, Chaka Khan, Peabo Bryson, Nicole Scherzinger of EDEN’S CRUSH, Freedom Williams of the dance sensation C&C Music Factory, Christina Vidal of the hit Nickelodeon sitcom "Taina" and the amazing Billy Porter.
AC is currently the creative director/choreographer for the singing sensation vocal group Duwende.
Ciulla created, directed and choreographed the critically acclaimed Broadway musical theater reviews Nights on Broadway II & III for the Caesar’s showroom in Atlantic City. AC's work has also been seen in the films Gray Matters starring Heather Graham, Molly Shannon, Tom Cavanaugh, Bridget Moynahan, Sissy Spacek and Alan Cumming and Puppet starring Rebecca Gayheart.
He directed & choreographed many commercials such as AT&T, INTEL, 1-800-OK-CABLE, Dr.PEPPER featuring Travis Wall of "SYTYCD," and a musical E*TRADE spot, which aired as one of the top five commercials during Super Bowl 2002.
Other television credits include the PBS version of the classic children's TV show The Electric Company,"Star X'd Lovers"- a three episode, DGA Award winning musical event on the ABC soap opera One Life To Live, Viva Variety on Comedy Central and several musical comedy bits for Late Night with David Letterman.
He was asked to create the opening musical dance number for the 2012 Lucille Lortel Awards, The Ukraine version of the hit television show "So You Think You Can Dance" named AC "the Genius of contemporary dance" and he made a special guest appearance on Lifetime's hit reality show Dance Moms.
AC is currently working on the NEW Broadway bound musical, Beyond The Music!