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NANCY RIVERA graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a BFA in Dance and Choreography and a minor in Entrepreneurship. She also has an associate degree in Dance from Santa Monica College. In the future, she plans to fuse her love for dance, choreography, and production and become a creative director of her own production company. Her early training started with jazz and then extended to Mexican Folkloric. At 18, she moved to Los Angeles where she trained in ballet, salsa, modern, heels, jazz funk, and hip-hop. She is currently part of Motus the Company by Diana Matos, the Troupe Co. by Antoine Troupe and Cameron Lee Mentorship. Nancy is currently on tour with Don Omar, has performed with other artists like Sharlene Taule, Leo Martinez and has been part of music videos from independent artists such as Jake and Fanny, IAMPILLOWS and Shahab Tiam. Also, she has work for JBalvin, Wisin y Yandel, Jay Wheeler, and Eladio Carrion in recent music videos. She has also choreographed for competitions in Mexico, as well as for Global Motion and Synapse Dance Company at Santa Monica College. Nancy presented one of her latest work titled "Roots in Thought" in the 7th annual BlakTinx festival in Los Angeles on the summer of 2019. With a goal of choreographing for film and television, the year of 2019 one of her short-films was selected for the official screening at the Mobile Dance Film Festival in NYC. She released another short film titled "Shattered Vision" which was premiered at the ACDA conference on February 2020. Now her latest short film called Ni de aqui, Ni de alla has been selected so far for 3 festivals, LA Dance Short Film festival and Knowbox Dance Film Festival and Dan.cin.fest in France and will be presented this year touring internationally.