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 be announced at a gala din...

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...

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...

July 21, 2018

I am honored to have been invited to present work at Urban Bush Women's Summer Leadership Institute Opening Performance taking place Saturday July 21, 2018 in Tempe, AZ. 

Five dancers will be performing a re-imaged version of my piece "Braceros" created in in lovin...

May 18, 2018

Today I presented on a panel with my colleagues from the Decolonial Epistemologies: Dance Lab (DE:EDL) at The Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa's El Mundo Zurdo Conference at Trinity University in San Antonio. My paper "Who Takes Center Stage?: Xicana Epistemolo...

May 4, 2018

I had the wonderful opportunity to be interviewed by Horizonte AZ PBS for my work on Dance in the Desert. Check out the interview and article here.

Dance in the Desert brought Latinx dancemakers together for three-day inaugural convening that was held in Phoenix, April...

February 28, 2018

I was invited to work as the local (AZ-based) choreographer to assist with the Binational Arts Residency (BNAR) featuring Ana María Álvarez (co-founder CONTRA-TIEMPO). In the weeks leading up to Ana María arriving in Arizona, I drove down to Douglas, AZ/Agua Prieta, SO...

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