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Alyx Sanchez

Alyx Sanchez

Alyx “Allie” is a graduate of New Mexico State University’s Dance Program under the direction of Debra Knapp.  While there, she performed with Contemporary Dance Theater, NMSU Dancesport and Sol y Arena, a flamenco and classical Spanish company.  Her most exciting...
Pamela Ladas

Pamela Ladas

Pamela has been a dancer, choreographer, educator, and health care provider for most of her life. In 1985 she graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in Anthropology and Dance, with Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude honors. After teaching dance to children at the...
Shane Montoya

Shane Montoya

Shane, a native New Mexican, has been dancing for 22 years and teaching for 15 years. Originally a hip-hop dancer, he has expanded his dance disciplines to include ballet, jazz, house, contemporary and Latin. Shane organizes one of the South West’s premier all ages...
Lily Rose Peck

Lily Rose Peck

Lily grew up in Santa Fe. She fell in love with dance at a very young age and at eleven years old left Santa Fe to attend The Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington, DC. After graduating from The Kirov, she moved to New York City to pursue other forms of dance on...
Kiri Chapman

Kiri Chapman

Kiri Chapman joined the NDI New Mexico team in 2022.  She is from Michigan, and spent four years living in Brazil, in Rio and Sao Paolo teaching Brazilian partner dances.  She started dancing ballet at a young age, and attended the Kirov Academy of Ballet, as well as...
Maureen “Mo” Gorman

Maureen “Mo” Gorman

Maureen (Mo) Gorman was raised in Albuquerque but spent the last 9 years in Rochester, New York. She received her B.A. in Dance and Languages from UNM and her M.F.A. in Choreography and Performance from SUNY Brockport. She has taught as an adjunct professor to dance...
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