ARGELIA ARREOLA (dancer, choreographer)

Argelia is a dancer, instructor, and choreographer from Mexico specializing in Contemporary, West African, and Afro-Cuban dance. Argelia obtained a degree in Contemporary Dance from the Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico in 2009. Shortly after, she was a Fellow of the Scenic Creators and Young Creators of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts in Mexico. Argelia was a member of De Paso Grupo EscĂ©nico, in San Jose, Costa Rica, 2013. She was dance captain and choreographer for the Ensamble de Percusiones of Xalapa, Mexico for 9 years and professor at the School of Dance at Universidad Veracruzana 2010-2012. Argelia moved to NY in 2014. She is a member of contemporary-acrobatic company Babel, an apprentice of Forces of Nature Dance, and a member of the Afromexican band Jarana Beat.