Nanci Moretti was born and raised in Rhode Island. As a child and young teenager she studied and danced with the Children’s Dance Theatre of Rhode Island. At that time she also performed with the Rhode Island State Ballet Company and was active in Summer Stock productions. She continued her dance studies at the prestigious Boston Conservatory of Music and earned an honors BFA in dance. In Boston she danced with the Jan Veen Dance Company and with the Boston Ballet Company.
In New York, she performed in numerous musicals on and off Broadway, including Zorba, Bye Bye Birdie, Pal Joey, Carousel, and Pajama Game. She appeared in the Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s first musical, Satyricon. After settling in Montreal, she choreographed and also performed in numerous television variety shows for the French television network Tele-Metropole. She also choreographed numerous stage and film productions in Montreal. Throughout her career Nanci has always taught dance to children. In 1987 she opened her dance studio in Westmount where she combines her passion for dance and her love of children.