Alvin Ailey NDCL Award recipient, Instituto Sacatar Fellow and SF Bay Guardian’s “Best Emerging Artist” Jacinta Paniagua. She began her dance training in San Francisco at School of the Arts while simultaneously training with Reginald Ray-Savage in Oakland. She furthered her studies at North Carolina School of the Arts and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center (Cert. of Dance Alumni).
Jacinta has toured and performed as a company member with: Savage Jazz, Nathan Trice/RITUALS, Robert Moses’ Kin, and Philadanco. During her stay at Philadanco she had the opportunity to work with such notable artists as Geoffrey Holder, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, George Faison, Otis Sallid, Deborah Chase, Milton Myers, and others. As a free lance dancer she has performed with Ronald K. Brown/Evidence during his season at YBCA, with Kamal Sinclair's Universal Arts honoring Michael Jackson at the Oneness Awards Universal Studios L.A., and Alayo Dance Company in the 30th Annual Festival del Caribe in Santiago de Cuba where she had the opportunity to teach and take class with La Compañìa Teatro de la Danza del Caribe.
Jacinta has conducted master classes, lectures, and workshops for San Francisco State University, St. Mary’s College, UC Berkeley, Temple University Philadelphia, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Velocity Dance Center Seattle, Danza Isadora Arte en Movimiento Xalapa Mexico, and Instituto Sacatar Brazil.
Her choreography has been seen nationally, regionally, and internationally including: E-Moves Harlem Stage, Identity Shifts Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, The Living Word Festival, Chicago Center for the Performing Arts, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Philadelphia Dance Projects, Cuba Caribe Festival, Berkeley Dance Project, Velocity Dance Center Seattle, Teatro Miguel Santana Brazil, Alvin Ailey Citi-Group Theater, DanceNOW's Dancemopolitan Festival Joe's Pub, and SummerStage NYC.
WEPA! Festival | Performing Arts Festival in Los Sures Brooklyn NYC.
Oct, 13 06:00 PM
WEPA! Festival | El Puente Performing Arts Festival. Continental Plaza, S. 4th St. and Roebling. Come dance and celebrate! Showcasing the vibrant cultural expression of the Southside of Williamsburg through performance, including music, dance, and spoken word. Featured artists include BombaYo, Liberation Dance Theater, and smArtAction contributing artists José Jorge Díaz, Michelle Rodriguez (Michelle R. O.), and Urayoan Noel!
Workshop/Performance - Danza, Isadora Arte en Movimiento Xalapa, Mexico.
Feb, 20 10:00 AM
Come take class with Jacinta February-March in Xalapa, MX. email: firstname.lastname@example.org for info and drop-in rates.
Ven a clase con Jacinta Febrero-Marzo en Xalapa, México. correo: email@example.com por información.
Modern Guest Artist Series @ DNA, NYC. Oct. 1-10 (10am - 11:30am)
Oct, 01 10:00 AM
Come take class w/ Jacinta Tuesdays and Thursdays October 1, 3, 8, 10 (10am-11:30) @ DNA this Fall!
Dance New Amsterdam presents master classes taught by artistic directors, choreographers, and master teachers from renowned dance companies. The guest artists represent the broad spectrum of styles in modern dance today—from contemporary and post-modern dance to contact improvisation and release work. These popular classes give dancers critical exposure to today’s celebrated modern dance masters.
Dance New Amsterdam 280 Broadway (entrance at 53 Chambers), New York, New York 10007