January 11, 2019

I am excited to announce my paper "Who Takes Center Stage?: Xicana Epistemologies in Contemporary Dance" has been selected to be published in El Mundo Zurdo 7: Selected Works from the 2018 Meeting of the Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa. The paper examines the...

December 21, 2018

I am excited to announce that I was nominated for a 2019 Governor’s Arts Award in the Artist category. It is an honor to be recognized along with 60 Arizona artists and arts serving organizations. The 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards honorees will then be announced at a gal...

December 14, 2018

I had the the wonderful opportunity to talk about Dance in the Desert on a panel entitled "Dance and Art in the Sonoran Desert" with my brilliant colleagues Gabriela Munoz, M Jenea Sanchez, and Erin Donohue at the National Performance Network's annual conference this a...

December 7, 2018

This evening, I attend Opening Night of "Uncovered" Grand Canyon University's Winter Dance Concert which featured the premiere of "Uprooted," a piece I choreographed for GCU's graduating seniors in September. It was an honor to have my piece close the show. Thank you G...

November 15, 2018

I am excited to share that I was selected for The Arizona Republic & azcentral's Who's Next: Arts list. It is an honor to be recognized by the Arizona art community!  See the announcement here.

Also, thank you to Arizona State University Herberger Institute for Des...

November 11, 2018

This weekend, I embarked upon a new and exciting yet-to-be-named two year collaboration and project. The project will culminate with a site specific performance on the U.S.-México border in Douglas and Agua Prieta in 2020. Project collaborators include myself,  Xanthia...

November 6, 2018

Tonight the Tucson Magnet High School's Intermediate/Advanced Modern class will debut "Farewell" at their fall concert. The piece is about friendships, memories, and saying goodbye and it was choreographed with input by the student dancers. 

November 3, 2018

Thank you Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix for commissioning the piece "Duality: Ometeotl" for the 2018 Día de los Muertos Celebration. "Duality: Ometeotl" is an eight minute duet and performance ritual designed to be mobile, site adaptive, and interactive. The piec...

November 1, 2018

What an amazing day!

This morning, I co-moderated a plenary about Dance in the Desert at the Network of Ensemble Theater's re:Routes National Gathering & Symposium in Tempe, AZ. I took the stage with an amazing group of women featuring Dance in the Desert co-leaders and...

September 30, 2018

I just wrapped up an artist in residence at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. During the four day residency, I taught to two master classes, two guest lectures, and worked with 16 graduating dance students setting an 8 minute piece of choreography. The piece "Upr...

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