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Paulina Chavira

Paulina’s introduction to dance was at a very early age in her hometown in the North of Mexico, where she attended ballet classes at an official associated school of the Royal Academy of Dance. She participated in several summer intensives under the guidance of Debra Wayne, Alejandra Elizondo, Nelly Brabata, and Eduardo Vega, among others.

She attended college at Universidad de Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico. During this time, she joined the “Tiempos de Danza” company under the direction of Mayra Ortega.

She was accepted to Escuela Superior de Musica y Danza de Monterrey’s Dance Teaching Methodology Program. She is a certified ballet teacher by the Consejo Académico de Arte y Danza Internacional A.C. Years later, she returned to her home state where she started her own Dance School, “Arte en Movimiento.” She was artistic director, manager, and dance instructor before moving to Madison, WI. Where she joined Kanopy Dance Company and taught at the Madison Ballet School.

Paulina currently works at UWGB/Weidner Center.

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