Elizabeth Arencibia began her classical ballet training at Artistic Dance Center. In 2009, she joined Josee Garant Dance Company, with whom she danced for three years. Elizabeth was honored to perform with the Florida Grand Opera in their performance of “La Traviata” in 2013.
Elizabeth expanded her ballet and contemporary ballet training by attending programs at Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, American Dance Festival, American Ballet Theatre (NYC), and Orlando Ballet, all on merit scholarships.
Elizabeth has performed lead roles in The Nutcracker and variations from classical works such as Le Corsaire, Don Quixote, Napoli, Giselle, Paquita, and The Dying Swan. Her performance repertoire also includes many modern and contemporary works by Jose Limon, Robert Battle, Kyle Abraham, Ohad Naharin, Eduardo Vilaro, Alonzo King, Alejandro Cerrudo, Mats Ek, Jessica Lang, and Darshan Bhuller.
Elizabeth graduated in 2015 from New World School of the Arts with a Bachelors of Fine Arts. She now lives in New York City and is a company member with Ballet Inc. She is currently auditioning for contemporary ballet companies and works full-time as the Theatricals Coordinator at the Capezio flagship store.
This post was written by Gonzalo Montes