VIDA – Vannia Ibarguen Dance Arts

Director: Vannia Ibarguen

Project-based Dance Company created in 2005 and based now in Long Beach, CA that brings contemporary dance closer to the audience by creating and performing well-rounded choreography that express and promote thoughtful entertainment.

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Photo Credit: Kelly Michelle Myers

Vannia Ibarguen is a performer, choreographer and dance teacher with MFA in Dance from the University of Maryland. Her focus is in the interaction between performance and technology, and also the relationship between classical, contemporary and folk dance styles. She has been recently appointed as Artistic Director of Global Water Dances, an international initiative that raises consciousness on the critical need for safe drinking water, by performing site-specific dance work. She has received awards in United States, Peru, Argentina, Cuba, Colombia, and the NDEO Excellence in Education Award (National Dance Education Organization) in 2009.

For more information:
http://www.vanniaibarguen.com
http://www.globalwaterdances.org
email: vanniai@gmail.com

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