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 and the Troupe Co. by Antoine Troupe. Nancy has perform with artists like Sharlene Taule and has been part of music videos from independent artists such as Jake and Fanny, IAMPILLOWS and Shahab Tiam. She is currently working with the artist Anthony Martinez as a dancer for his new singles. 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. The most current concert work she has created is called "Baffled" which was presented at the Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theater as her last composition of her BFA at CSULB. 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 her latest short film titled "Shattered Vision" which was premiered at the ACDA conference on February 2020. Now she is working on a new short film called Ni de aqui, Ni de alla for the 2021 Alumni Concert of Blaktinx that will be feature in June 2021, and she is also planning on sending it to the LA Dance Film Festival, and the Dance Camera West.