is a multifaceted artist, whose work is focused on mediums exploring movement. Angelita received her BA in Dance with a concentration in Ballet at Kennesaw State University with Magna Cum Laude. She has training in ballet, modern, gaga, contemporary, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, musical theater and Ballet Folklorico de Mexico. She has worked with various choreographers including Ido Gidron, Annalee Traylor, Thang Dao, Sean Nguyen Hilton, Lisa K. Lock, Cherrise Wakeham, Darvensky Louis and companies Wldflwr and RyderDance based in NYC. Angelita has trained under Ben Green, Billy Barry and Kyle Scheurich at the GagaLab NYC and with Claudia LaVista, Kimani Fowlin, Shura Baryshnikov, Maree ReMalia and Rosy Simas at Bates Dance Festival where she attended as a scholarship recipient.
She has choreographed and directed films presented in various dance festivals in Atlanta, including Fall for Fall Dance Festival, Distance Disco and Mixtape hosted by Zoetic. Most recently Angelita produced, choreographed, directed and danced a full length concert, SER. Angelita’s film, hear me, I have nothing to say, represented Kennesaw State University at the American Dance College Association and presented in la nuit des idees sponsored by the French Institute, this film also received an Undergraduate Creative Activity and Research Grant. Angelita received the Pomare-Connor Memorial Endowed Fund for Dance, Choreographic Recognition Award and Outstanding Senior from Kennesaw State University.
Angelita is the Assistant Studio Manager at Elite Studios, the intern with Fly on a Wall, Choreographic Residency Artist at The Neighborhood Ballet and dance educator at Los Niños Primero teaching Ballet Folklorico de Mexico. On 2/22/23, Angelita founded SOMOS, a contemporary dance company where the mission is to produce authentic art and performances. A great passion of Angelita is bridging the gap between contemporary dance and Latinx/Hispanic and BIPOC students. SOMOS goal is to provide workshops and bring more opportunities for students and artists in the Metro Atlanta area.
Angelita is excited to join the Fly on a Wall team.