tumàka't seeks to strengthen and promote contemporary dance in southern Mexico, through the creation, production and presentation of their works, as well as teaching and encouraging artistic national and international exchanges.
tumàka't was founded in 2007 under the direction of Vania Duran. In 2011 tumàka't received the support of Programa IBERESCENA for its project Panorámica by Argentinean choreographer Diana Szeinblum and was selected to participate in the Encuentro de las Artes Escénicas-Festival Internacional Cervantino with the piece Sutura.
The company has presented in Festival de Danza Contemporánea Oc-'Ohtic, Festival Otoño Cultural and Festival de las Artes in Merida, Yucatán and throughout Yucatan towns as part of the Itinerarte program organizad by the Departamento de Cultura del Ayuntamiento de Mérida. The company has also participated in the Muestra Internacional de Danza de Oaxaca, in the Teatro de la Danza, Mexico city as part Childrens dance season as well as in six states in the south of Mexico as part of the 1er. Circuito de Artes Escénicas de la Zona Sur, Festival Puro Teatro 2010 and Festival Revueltas, Durango, among others.
Vania Duran | Director
Was born in Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize in 1976. She received a BFA in Modern Dance from the University of Utah, U.S.A., a Masters Degree in Arts Administration from the University of Barcelona. She is also a graduate from the Elementary Ballet School "Alejo Carpentier" in Havana, Cuba. She has performed with AlSur Danza participating in the co-production with the SIDance Festival, Korea and Festival Internacional Cervantino, México; Rastro Dance Company, New York; Repertory Dance Company and Performing Dance Company in Salt Lake City, U.S.A.
She received the Performer Grant (2006) and Young Choreographers Grant (2009) from the FOECAY Program and the scholarship Art Work for Kids Foundation for the development of artistic Works for Kids in the U.S.A.
Dancer. Was born in Panama in 1983. Melisabel began her studies at the Escuela Nacional de Danzas. Later obtained a degree in Physical Therapy and a Pediatric Neurorehabilitation Post-graduate Degree and a Dance degree with a specialization in Classical Ballet.
She performed with the Ballet Nacional de Panamá and the company Momentum Danza Contemporánea. During this period her interest in contemporary dance led to increased traveling outside her home country to train and share projects in Costa Rica (Taller Nacional de Danza, Danza Abierta), Cuba (Ballet Nacional de Cuba, Danza Contemporánea Cuba), Mexico (Escuela Profesional de Danza de Mazatlán) and Spain (Centro Coreográfico de Valencia).
Mexican dancer and choreographer.
She is a certified teacher at the Feldenkrais Institute in New York, a graduate of the Professional Studies Program of the Limón Institute in New York. In Mexico she collaborated with choreographers such as Lourdes Luna, Marcela Aguilar, Sunny Savoy, Karen Mullen and Stephen Petronio. In the United States with Alan Danielson, Kazumi Taoka, Mary Seidman, Sue Bernhard, Jannis Brenner, Tony Silva, among others.
Artists such as Alan Danielson, Natalia Porter, Simone Forti, Tere O'Connor, Stephen Petronius, Doug Varone, Anne Bogart have inspired and influenced their approach to the processes of creation.
The choreography of Geraldine Cardiel, has been produced in New York by the Limón Institute, by the Festivals and forums DanceNow, The Local Produce, Joyce Soho Presents, Mexico Now.
She is part of the teaching team of the Limón Institute of New York and has been a guest teacher in countries such as Finland, Spain, Colombia, England and Mexico, teaching Technique and assembling her own repertoire.
In Mexico City, she worked as a teacher at the National School of Theater Arts and at the Contemporary Dance School of Ollin Yolliztli Cultural Center as a head teacher in the corporal area.
Since 2015, she has collaborated with tumàka't as a dancer, assistant director and teaching Feldenkrias and dance classes.
Mexican dancer, born in 1996.
She is member of the tumàka't contemporary dance company since 2017 and has her own project -Pequeños Espacios-.
She began her studies in dance at the School of Artistic Initiation No. 2 of the INBA and obtained the Recognition of Achievement in the Classical Dance Area (2005-2008). Later, she entered the Diego Rivera Art Education Center (CEDART) during the 2008-2011 period. Finally, she graduated from the National School of Classical and Contemporary Dance of INBA (2011-2016).
She has been presented in various theaters in Mexico City, Mérida (Yucatán), Campeche, Tabasco, Quintana Roo and Seoul (South Korea). She has participated in creations and improvisations in different alternative ports, such as: TARA Shared Culture, casAnormal, Thief Gallery, Biquini Wax, Obstante, Soho Galleries, Mérida Gallery, The house without skin and various public squares.
She has been trained in a variety of techniques offered by teachers such as: Luis Fandiño, Laura Rocha, Kirstie Simson, Martin Piliponsky, Gustavo Álvarez, Lola Castelli, David Zambrano, Sanne Clifford, Andrea Catania, Gabriela Ceceña, Nancy López Luna and Elia Mrak, Martha Aguilar, Cardiela Amezcua, José Luis Tahua, Milan Tomâsik, Ángel Arámbula, Dominik Borucki, Vladimir Rodríguez, Aladino R. Blanca, Ruby Gámez, Francisco Córdova Azuela, among others.
Composer and instrumentalist born in Mérida, Yucatán.
Graduated from the Superior School of Arts Yucatán, Bachelor of Music with the specialty of Composition.
He has worked in recording studios in Mexico City as an audio operator, he also worked editing music for the Ballet of Luxembourg and his works have been presented in various galleries of local, national and international recognition.
He collaborated with the Museum of Contemporary Art Ateneo de Yucatán; he has also worked as a teacher in various music schools in the city of Mérida. Amaury has composed pieces for the Folkloric Ballet of the State of Yucatán; for the company Al Sur Danza and the contemporary dance company tumàka't, where he remains as a musician and composer.
Active member of the Youth Symphonic Band of the State as performer of euphonium and as a fellow of different programs. He collaborated as a transcriber, arranger and composer.
He developed the project "Wiromalix", where he mixes the jarana with electronic music, he has been DJ in various events. He belongs to the Fotométrico band, with which he has created short films and films, concerts and workshops on improvisation and composition.
He has composed for chamber music, band music and various electroacoustic pieces for tuba, euphonium, among others. Currently he works in the area of ??music of the Prevention Squad of the State Center for Social Prevention of Crime and Citizen Participation, of Yucatan, as an interpreter, composer and making workshops.
He has been a member of tumàka't since 2012.
Audiovisual composer and accordionist born in Mérida, Yucatán in 1987.
He has participated as a musician in various theater, dance and circus plays, and composed for different audiovisual and musical projects.
He studied at the Superior School of the Arts in Mérida, Yucatán and has a degree in musical arts with the specialty of musical composition. He has presented his music at national festivals in Morelia, Mexico City, Mérida, Cancún, San Luis Potosí and Monterrey. As well as in international spaces in Barcelona (Spain), Bern (Switzerland) and New Orleans (United States).
In 2014 he was selected for the national course of music and new technologies Suigeneris lab, a project supported by the National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA) for the realization of a musical work advised by masters such as Javier Álvarez, Luis Naón , Ken Ueno and Eva Zollner.
He also received a several scholarships for the music workshops at the National Center for Music and Sound Arts (CMMAS) in Morelia, Michoacán. In 2015 he obtained the title of Master in Composition Techniques applied to the performing arts and audiovisual media at the Conservatori de Liceu in Barcelona, ??Spain.
He has been a member of tumàka't since 2012.
Diana Bayardo /
choreographer and dancer
Dancer, choreographer and cultural manager born in México. Graduated from the Professional School of Dance of Mazatlán. Scholar of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts "Scenic Creators" 2009 and "Young Creators" 2015. She has collaborated with the companies: Guadalajara en Movimiento, Delfos and tumàka't danza. He currently lives in Mérida Yucatán, co-directs MakinadT scene movement and is a member of the National Institute of Movement Affairs of Mexico INAMM.
Carolina Rozas /
Born in Chile in 1981. Architect, illuminator, painter and poet. Alma Mater University of Biobio, Concepción Chile, Specialist in Visual Environment - National University of Tucumán, Argentina. Diploma in Lighting by the Universidad Pontificia Católica, Santiago, Chile.
Her first scenic knowledges are acquired in the studio of Mauricio Rinaldi in Buenos Aires, Argentina, after the technical bases were obtained in the Jorge Velis workshop at the University of Chile and the workshops given by Alejandro Castillo also in Santiago de Chile in 2010. Since then, he founded ILUCOL, a company dedicated to exploring lighting and color. She currently lives in Mérida, Mexico, using her experience in the design, assembly and application of the lighting environment for theater, dance and performance.
She collaborates with tumàka't contemporary dance since 2017.
Manuel Fajardo /
Dancer. Was born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1979. Manuel began his studies in contemporary dance as a performer at the Foundation-School, Dance of Caracas, under the direction of Yuri Cavalieri.
He worked as a dancer with the Dance Company of Caracas Workshop, guest dancer of the Ballet Teatro Teresa Carreño and independent companies: Drama, Rastro Dance Company based in New York, Felix Rucker, Linda Rubin, and Lourdes Luna, among others. In 2005 he was awarded the National Culture Council (CONAC) award participating in an exchange program with the Instituto Superior de Artes (ISA) in Havana, Cuba.
Now he is beneficiary of Creator 2014 Scenic Program of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts in México.
Fernando Melo /
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He study at the Vienna Opera Ballet School where he was awarded a scholarship at 16 years old. He has built his career as a dancer and choreographer in Europe, and his work have been very well received all over the world. Among the companies for which he has choreographed: Göteborg Operans Danskompany (Sweden) -where he is currently director of essays- Deutsche Opera am Rhein Dusseldorf, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz Munchen (Germany), Introdans (Holland), Luzerne Theater (Sweden), Luna Negra Dance Theater (USA) and Norrdans (Sweden).
Fernando also directs and choreographs dance videos. His most recent dance video "Nonstop" was presented at Cinedans in Holland. "Mahjong" has been screened at international film festivals and received the 2010 Audience Award at the San Francisco Dance Festival.
In addition, he performs choreography for opera. His most recent projects include "Die Schöpfung" by Joseph Haydn for Vocal Futures in London, England and "Daphne" by Richard Strauss in Toulouse, France.
As a dancer, Fernando has participated in plays by Stijn Celis, Tero Saarinen, Wim Vandekeybus, Nacho Duato, William Forsythe, Johan Inger, Jirí Kylián and Mats Ek.
Rafael Avalos /
production and management assistant
Born in Santander, Spain. After moving to Andalusia, at an early age he begins to make contact with a wide variety of cultural projects in which he participates very actively as an actor, producer and assistant director.
He graduated in Law from the University of Seville and later he specializes in Project Management and Cultural Enterprises at the UOC. At the same time, he gets a diploma in Internationalization of Companies in the EOI.
At the moment, Rafael focuses his efforts on the promotion and production of activities in different countries and cultures. Thus, after a 6-year journey as Cultural Attaché of the Embassy of Spain in Mauritania, Production Assistant in Paris, International Head of Wellness and Founder of Casa de Colores in Mexico, he decided to contribute to the organizational management and planning areas, establishing himself as Independent Advisor and Producer.
Currently he actively collaborates with tumàka't contemporary dance in the area of ??production, management and promotion and advises various projects of different nature in México.
Verónica Santiago Moniello /
Dancer. Was born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1983. Veronica studied at the School of Dance Piso rojo, the Universidad Central de Venezuela dance company, and Iudanza in Caracas, Venezuela. She worked as a dancer with the companies Caracas Roja Laboratorio, the Compañia Nacional de Teatro, Rio Teatro Caribe, La Maquina Teatro, Danza Hoy and with theater director Gabriel Torres Morandi.
In 2004 she received a CONAC scholarship to specialize in modern expressionist dance at the University of Folkwang Hochschule in Essen, Germany. During her stay she participated in various festivals in Germany, Italy, Poland, Colombia and England, and worked with choreographers Felix Burkle, Akiko Zamir, Chikako Kaido, Leandro Kees, Rodolfo Leoni, Mark Sieczkarek and director Klaus Schreiber.
Angelle Hebert /
Choreographer and co-director of the tEEth company. She was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. She moved to Salt Lake City, where he graduated from Modern Dance at the University of Utah in 2000.
Her studies include modern dance technique, ballet, composition, improvisation, kinesiology, costume design, lighting and education. After graduating, she began to collaborate with composer Phillip Kraft and together they co-founded tEEth in 2006. Angelle received the Individual Artist Fellowship Award from the Oregon Arts Commission.
Phillip Kraft /
Composer, musician, technician, sound designer and audiovisual specialist. Original from Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, his studies include music theory, digital music production, composition and piano.
When he moved to Portland in 2002, he started to create and perform with choreographer Angelle Hebert. In 2006, he co-founded the tEEth company. He has composed and participated in more than 20 original compositions for live performances with Hebert. In addition, he has created three CDs and composed soundtracks for movies since 2001.
Diana Szeinblum /
Dance and choreographer. Diana danced with the Ballet Contemporáneo del Teatro General San Martín under the direction of Oscar Araiz. She received a scholarship from the Goethe Institute to study at the Folkwang Tanz Schule (Germany). There she danced with the Company F.T.S. under the artistic direction of Pina Bausch, working with choreographers such as Bausch, Linke, and Dietrich, among others. Created the work Secreto y Malibu, with which she toured Europe, America and Asia. For this work she received first prize of Festival de Teatro 2001, first prize of Certamen Metropolitano de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, the Teatro del Mundo prize awarded by the Facultad de Filosofía y Letras and a nomination for the awards Trinidad Guevara.
Diana choreographed A la hora de oro for the Ballet del Teatro San Martín for which in 2003 received the Trinidad Guevara award for best choreography. She created the work 34 metros and a video-danza on the musical work of Kaguel for the Centro Experimental del Teatro Colón.
In 2007 she premiered her choreography Alaska and toured Chile, the U.S.A., Spain and Canada and was nominated for best choreography to the award Teatro del mundo.
In 2009 Diana performed for Experimentation Center Tacec Teatro Argentino de la Plata La mesa es un pedazo de madera. She regularly teaches technique classes, composition and improvisation in Buenos Aires as well as in other parts of the country.
Patricia Marín /
choreographer and dancer
Dancer, graphic designer and Mexican choreographer formed at the company Danza Libre Universitaria of the UNAM; granted a scholarship by the Fund for Culture and Arts of the State of Mexico FOCAEM to carry out an artistic residency in Chile, for the co-production "Mantodea" with the company Danza en Cruz, 2009.
Winner of the OPERA PRIMA choreography contest at national level in its first edition with the work ¾ (three quarters) in 2010. Winner of the scholarship issued by the FONCA "Artistic Residences" in the United States with the company Luna Negra Dance Teather (USA) ); where she worked under the direction of Gustavo Ramírez Sansano (Spain) and Fernando Melo (Brazil / Sweden).
He collaborated with the Spanish company "Ai Do Project" to perform a series of functions in "La Ventana de la danza Madrileña", Spain 2013. Dancer from A poc A poc 2010-2013, under the direction of Jaime Camarena.
Supported by EPRODANZA for her latest production "Fist of the Earth", premiered at LaCantera, 2013. She made an artistic residency in 2014 with the company Göteborg Opera, Sweden. She is a member of tumàka't contemporary dance since 2014.
Christian Ramírez /
Mexican. He was born in the city of León, Guanajuato. He studied contemporary dance at the Professional School of Dance of Mazatlan (EPDM) directed by the company Delfos Danza Contemporánea, where he participated in workshops and creative processes with Michael Foley, Claudia Lavista, Víctor Manuel Ruiz and Omar Carrum, Lourdes Luna, Miguel Mancillas, Janusz Subicz, Laura Aris, Kathleen Hermesdorff, Erika Mendez, among others. He has taken workshops in different parts of the republic with Aladino Blanca, Evoé Sotelo, Eulalya Ayguade, Olga Gutierrez, Angel Rosas and David Zambrano, among others.
In the EPDM he made choreographic works of his own authorship presented in the Experimental Forum of the Municipal Center of the Arts, as well as a collective play entitled: Ikarus globus presented during the activities of the Mazatlan Cultural Festival 2009. In the XI Choreography Contest of Culiacán Héctor Chávez, he received a recognition as best creative proposal 2010, in the EFEL Dance Festival 2010 and in the José Limón Festival 2010.
In 2006 he received the FOECA state scholarship in the Young Performer category and in 2010-2011 he was the beneficiary of the support granted by the FONCA in the Scenic Creator category A, a project that was carried out in the city of Guadalajara. He is a member of tumàka't contemporary dance since 2013.
Luis Biasotto /
Born in Cordoba, Argentina. Luis holds a degree in the performing arts, he is a playwright, choreographer, dancer and actor. As co-Director of the Krapp company, created in 1998 with Luciana Acuña, he directed several plays that were performed in the U.S.A., Brazil, Venezuela, Portugal, Spain and Mexico.
He has received the support to creators by the Fundación Antorchas, Instituto Prodanza, Fondo Nacional de las Artes and the INT and in 2009 was nominated for the award of merit by the Knox Foundation for his work in grupo-krapp and in 2010 to the Trinidad Guevara award for best choreographer.
Luis currently teaches composition at the IUNA, University of Buenos Aires.
Mauricio Ascencio /
stage designer, lighting and costume
He received a degree in stage design from Escuela Nacional de Arte Teatral. He has designed props, stage design, lighting and costumes for theatrical productions and opera under the direction of Bruno Bert, Roberto Fiesco y Julián Hernández, Ricardo Díaz, Mauricio Jiménez, Antonio Castro, Juliana Feasler, Mónica Raya y Claudio Valdés Kuri, among others. He has worked in designs for choreographies and interdisciplinary projects with companies such as Fictorrealidad, Angulo Alterno, Ardentía danza clásica, Quiatora Monorriel, Aldo Silies Danza Contemporánea, La Funeraria and choreographers such as Antonio Salinas, Benito González, Evoe Sotelo, Alicia Sanchez and Oscar Ruvalcaba, among others.
He has participated in the creation and support of stage design and costume to designers such as Mónica Raya and Valerio Gámez in various interdisciplinary opera and theatre projects. He has exhibited his work at the "Prague Quadrienal of Architecture and Stage Design", and won first prize on the contest Moda Alternativa "MODALES 2004.
He was awarded a FONCA scholarship in the category Young Creators 2006-2007.
Tomás Gómez /
Born on September 29, 1984 in the city of Mérida, Yucatán.
He graduated from the Theatrical Training Center and the Classical Dance Diploma of the ESAY, he studied at the school of Fashion, Design and Television, in Mexico City. He studied two years Visual Arts at ESAY, where he had as teachers Gerda Gruber, Vanessa Rivero and Saúl Villa among others. He has participated on the montage of the Rendija under the direction of Raquel Araujo. He collaborated in the Laboratory 50.51, wich received creators in residence as Xavier Bobés, Seiji Shimoda, Oligor Brothers, Shady Larios, Hector Bourges, Leonardo Marins, Toni Cots, among others. As a scenic creator he has been named by LA TEMPESTAD magazine, as EMERGING ARTIST OF 2014, for the pieces Perro de Casa and Kí. Currently collaborates with the dance company Tumáka’t in different assemblies and workshops. He is an active member of COLECTIVO MILPA, a Permaculture and Organic Agriculture school.
Vladimir Rodríguez /
Was born in Bogotá, Colombia. In 2003 together with the dancers Angela Bello and Olga Lucia Cruz, founded the contemporary dance company Cortocinesis developing his choreographic research and constructing the training system "piso móvil" (moving floor) within the company.
In 2007 on the occasion Compañia Delfos's 15th anniversary he created "Húmeda". In 2008 he won the scholarship Beca de Creación en Danza Contemporánea in Bogotá and created his latest piece "Papayanoquieroserpapaya" which won Colombia's Premio Nacional de Danza 2010.
He currently works in Munich, Germany, in the project "Rediscovering Concepts" for the Italian company Déjàdonne.
Melisa Quero /
Born in Yucatan, Mexico in 1991. She began her studies at the Municipal School of Dance, in the city of Mérida, with professors like Ligia Aguilar and Emmanuel Rodríguez, later she continued her studies and graduated at the Higher School of Arts of Yucatán, with professors such as Alma Cota, Héctor, Hernández, Vania Duran, Leonor Medina, Tania Lavín, among others.
He was part of the independent group ECHOES, for three years; and after the dissolution of the group, she started training in the Tumaka't space and participates in different workshops with teachers such as: Esther Freixa, Tony Cots, David Zambrano, Juan Kruz, Evoé Sotelo, Cecilia Colacrai, Jeremy Nelson, Víctor Hernández, others.
In 2014 he participated with the company MakinadTdirigida by Diana Bayardo and Gervaccio Cetto, later, in 2015 she joined the work Buenas Intenciones, directed by Luis Biassotto, with the tumàka't company; She is currently studying the Bachelor of Cultural Management, with the Virtual University of Guadalajara.
Julieta Valero /
choreographer & dancer
He began his studies in 1980 in Danzahoy-School, Venezuela. He joined the company as a professional dancer in 1989. Participated in national and international tours. In 1996, Juliet moved to New York. Two years later, produces and manages itself "Walk the Top" which marked the birth of Trail. He has twice received the Astral Career Grant (1999-2000) was also part of the program of artist residencies jerassi D'Artist Residence Program in California, those who have honored with the award Bessie Schönberg Memorial Endowed Fellowship 2003.
In the summer of 2007, Juliet was part of a group of choreographers who participated in the artistic residence White Oak Plantation, Florida as a member of The Field. Since 2000 Juliet has worked with Danzahoy including his performance at the Joyce Theater in New York City. In the summer of 2008 he presented his first commissioned work at the Festival D'Arte Laguna Chioggia, Italy. His work has been presented three times at the Joyce SoHo, twice in the NuDance Festival under the River Side Festival, ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art, London; Araracuara Dance Festival, Brazil, Avant Garde Festival, Yucatan, Mexico, Breaking Lines Dance festival in NYC Abrons Arts Center, NYC festival DanceNow, 2000, 2003 and 2004, Emerging Choregrapher Residency with The Field in DTW - Dance Theater Workshop, among many others nationally and internationally.
She is part of the 99 selected for Venezuelan anniversary edition of El Universal, 1999: "99 Venezuelan universal weight."
Sebastian Verea /
Verea Sebastian is a composer and producer, and is currently working on music for theater, dance, film and TV. Is sound designer and specializes in that area in the development of digital backlines for the operation of highly complex works. As a composer worked and currently working for directors like Leonardo Cuello, Gerardo Hochman and Silvia Vladimivsky; building the soundtrack for ballet, tango, contemporary dance and acrobatics.
In 2012 created the soundtrack of the irrational numbers work the choreographer for the company Szeinblum Diana tumàka't contemporary dance. It also works as a composer for different producing content for TV advertising and local and international.
Eun Jung Choi /
A native of Korea, Eun Jung Choi grew up learning Korean traditional dance before she moved to the US in 1991. Since graduating from the North Carolina School of the Arts in 1996, she has worked with numerous collaborators and dance companies, including Mark Dendy, The Limón Dance Company, Allyson Green Dance, Risa Jaroslow and Dancers, Seán Curran Co., Malashock Dance & Co., Eun Me Ahn, Lostwax (Providence, RI), Katija Wachter (Germany), Helena Franzén (Sweden), Pulso Cía. de Danza (Mexico), and many others, performing internationally in Asia, Europe, and North America.
She is the recipient of a Union Street Dance Rehearsal Space Grant and has received funds from Danspace Project’s 2006-07, 05-06, and 03-04 Commissioning Initiatives, Korean Cultural Services NY and Dance New Amsterdam. Her choreography has been presented at Sushi Performance and Visual Art (San Diego), CEC (Philadelphia), DancenOw, Danspace Project’s City/Dans, Global Exchange, DraftWork, FOOD FOR THOUGHT, DRA, Mexico Now Festival, Danceworks (Milwaukee), Daegue International Festival (Korea), Sexto Encuentro de Nueva Danza (Mexico City), and nEW Festival (Philadelphia).
As a teacher, Eun Jung has taught at NC Governor’s School, Daegue Catholic University (Daegu, Korea), North Carolina School of the Arts, CICO (Center of choreographic Investigation, Mexico), 72 horas de verano en movimiento (Mexico City), Movimiento Escénico/Laborame (Mexico City), Little Red House School, PS 137, Tanya Tower, as well as various community and musical theater workshops in and around New York City.
Fanny Ortiz /
Born in Cd. Del Carmen, Campeche on April 26, 1969, she studied Pedagogy, but is a Dancer, Teacher and Choreographer.
She graduated from the State Center of Fine Arts as a Technician in Art Education with a specialty in Contemporary Dance in Mérida, Yucatán. She has been a solist dancer at ALSURDANZA, Contemporary Dance Company for 23 years, belonging to SEDECULTA. She's Partner of the Compañía de Danza Contemporánea de Yucatán AC and collaborator as dancer in Tumàka.t since 2008.