Vanessa Vargas

Venezuelan, Brooklyn based dancer, performer, journalist, dance educator, and researcher. She holds a BFA in dance from Escuela Taller de Danza de Caracas, a Laureate in Mass Media and journalism from Universidad Central de Venezuela, an M.A in Mass Media and Social Research from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, and an M.A in performance studies from Tisch School of Arts at New York University. Her works focuses on dance and performance, from practice-based research to communication, cultural studies, and social theory. Since 2002, she has worked for several dance companies in Venezuela, collaborating as a dancer and choreographer. Currently living in New York, she continues working as a dancer and performance artist, performing for different New York based dance companies while developing her experience as a dance educator and researcher, facilitating workshops and performing in Venezuela, Spain, México, Perú, and Argentina.

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