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Beatriz Vasquez

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Beatriz E. Vasquez is a highly sought-after dancer, choreographer, and instructor. She was born in Bogota Colombia (South America). She studied with Internationally world known teachers and at The Joffrey Ballet School in NY. She has danced with The Bilingual Foundation of the Arts, Green Stage Alliance/Stage of the Arts, Casa 0101, Central Avenue Dance Ensemble, Mojacar Flamenco Dance Company, and Los Angeles Fusion Dance Theatre.

Beatriz is the founder and director of 3-19 Dance Art (Where Magical Realism Meets Dance). Her works have been performed at some of Los Angeles’s most prestigious venues, UCLA, USC, California Plaza, Bach in the Subways/ Union Station, Highways Performance Art Space, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Pico Rivera Sports Arena, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles Festival of Books, and Ebb and flow Dance festival. Beatriz has worked as choreographer for The Bilingual Foundation of the Arts, Teatro Akabal, Casa 0101, The Watts Village Theatre Company, Macha Theatre, Cabaret Tango, Guadalupe Radio’s production of Cristo Vive 2017- 2020 directed by award winner theatre director Denise Blasor, and as choreographer and principal dancer for the stunning production of “I am Frida Kahlo” Created and directed by Froylan Cabuto.

Beatriz has worked as a model for well-known Visual Artists: Tiger Munson, Eva Montealegre, Gronk, and Petra Eiko. Beatriz also dances for world famous Tap dancer Chester Whitmore with whom she has toured and performed at the Musical International Museum in Arizona, The Ford Theatre, and Los Angeles Metro.  Beatriz has also choreographed music videos with artists such as Archer Black, Arnold G, JD Mata, and Leopold Nunan.  In 2019 her acclaimed full-length production of “Bewitched Writing” based on the life of World renowned writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez was selected by the City of Inglewood to be showcased at the Wille Agee Playhouse in Inglewood CA. In 2020 after a city-wide casting call, Beatriz was chosen by the Los Angeles Public Library to portray Dolores Del Rio in their exhibition “Historical Portraits of Los Angeles History” and later that same year she was a featured artist in “Artists of Los Angeles” by the non-profit organization Look What SHE did, an organization with the mission to inspire women and girls to greatness by bringing to light stories of remarkable women who changed the world. Beatriz is the recipient of two awards, two recognitions from the City of Los Angeles and one recognition by The United States Congress House of Representatives for promoting the arts in the Latin communities of Los Angeles.

Her work as a choreographer and dancer can be seen in the music videos “Lo Teniamos Todo” and “Te Vas a Acordar” by the great singer/song writer Poetender. In the experimental video “Letting go” by Ivan Bernal and in the short Film “Two Dancers One Love” which is in postproduction, Directed by Denise Blasor, and written by Gloria Laino. Besides her artistic career Beatriz is a teaching artist for the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Heidi Duckler Dance Company. Beatriz is an alumnus of the prestigious Directors Lab West 2016.  For more info you can visit her social media handles at Instagram accounts:  @3_19danceart        @Ballet_at_the_park         @beatrizenina