Mia A Irizarry
YearRole / TypeCompany
2015Mexico Folk Fest Puerto Rican Folklore Dancer
CompanyBallet Folklorico Sabor Boricua
2015Spain/Portugal Tour Puerto Rican Folklore Dancer
CompanyBallet Folklorico Guarionex
2014Dance Workshops Instructor
Teaching DanceMiddlebury Summer Language Program
2013MS Textile and Apparel International MerchandisingKansas State University, GPIDEA2013, MS Textile and Apparel International Merchandising
Kansas State University, GPIDEA
Additional SkillsDancing genres include Puerto Rican traditional Bomba, Seises and Plena; and Caribbean and Latin rhythms such as Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Mambo, Rumba, Cha-Cha-Cha, Boogaloo and urban Reggaeton.
My set of skills includes Spanish fluency, yoga and aerial yoga, weight training, swimming and cycling. I am open to national and international opportunities and discussing projects collaborations. Please visit my web portfolio for contact details and resume.
Additional InformationIn addition to my dancing career, I have some Hair and Makeup, Editorial and Fashion modeling experience. Photographic and editorial work includes projects for Alex Giovannetti, TIGI Cosmetics, Behind the Chair Magazine and indie apparel for Sarobey Clothing in the United States. Runway work includes hair shows for Wanda Montes, TIGI Haircare, and bohemian clothing fashion shows for Hecho a Mano, Inc. in Puerto Rico.
About meProfessional Traditional Music Dancer for various Puerto Rican Folklore ballets. Professional experience includes over nineteen year of recurring annual touring performances for International Folklore Festivals across Puerto Rico, United States, Canada and Europe. My background also includes experience as a provider of Caribbean rhythms dance workshops, performances in musical plays for Producciones Alfonsina and Gíbaro de Puerto Rico, and digital music videos and films for recognized producers such as Impelluso Productions, Miramax Films and Eleven Seven Music in the United States. I am available for Music Videos, Commercials, Promotions, Events and Workshops.
- General Dance Skills
- African dance styles, Folk, Jazz, Latin American
- Specific Dance Skills
- Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Cuban, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Commercial, Contemporary, Folk, Lambada, Mambo, Merengue, Modern, Paso Doble, Rock n Roll, Rumba, Salsa, Samba, Zumba
- Experienced In
- Choreography, Film, Live Performance, Music Videos, Musical Theatre, Teaching Dance, TV
- Hair Length
- Shoulder Length
- Skin Colour
- Languages Spoken
- English, Spanish
- Primary Job