Best Selling Author of Acrobaddict
Cirque Du Soleil Acrobat and Personnage
Broadway and Metropolitan Opera Performer
Film, Television, and other Performances
Acrobaddict made Amazon's Best Seller's List, and was seen on Anderson Cooper360, CNN, Dr. Sanjay Gupta's show, ABC, CBS, Headlining News, Huffington Post, CTV Canada, National Brazil TV Global, Instinct Magazine, The Advocate, TheFix.com, and in talks to become a major motion picture.
Joe Putignano has performed in over 1,000 shows for Cirque du Soleil's Totem, as the Crystal Man and Darwin's monkey. He was one of the original cast members, and helped create the two roles he performed.
Joe Putignano was a performer in the Broadway show "The Times They Are A Changin" choreographed and directed by the legendary Twyla Tharp. He has performed as an acrobat and actor at the prestigious Metropolitan Opera House in opera's: La Damnation de Faust, Turandot, Samson and Deliah, Un Ballo In Maschera, and Manon Lescaut
Joe Putignano has been an actor, dancer, and acrobat for many television shows and movies: Saturday Night Live, The View, Conan O'Brian, One Life to Live, Guiding Light, The Apprentice, MTV's Sunday Circus, and the movie The Bounty. He has also been an acrobat and contortionist for Acroback, NBA Knick's Tumbling Team, and Broadway Bares.
Joe Putignano is a certified personal trainer by National Academy of Sports Medicine. He has his certificate as a Corrective Exercise Specialist, Performance Enhancement Specialist, and Certified Personal Trainer. He was also the strength and conditioning coach on Cirque du Soleil's Totem.
Joe Putignano has modeled for many different publications, magazines, and has been photographed by Mike Ruiz, Scott Barnes, and Scott Marrs. He has been on the cover of Instinct Magazine, Spirit Magazine, Apollo Magazine, Driven Magazine, David Magazine, Fenuxe Magazine, and featured in the Advocate and other magazines