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Carla Alcántara was born in Mexico City in 1990. Graduated in Science Communications from
Universidad del Valle de México in Mexico City and exchange student at Santa Fe University of Art and
Design, New Mexico studying photography, film, dance, musical theatre and stage lighting.

Awarded scholarship student from Danza Tres in Mexico City where she gets involved into the show biz
dancing with artists and musical theatre shows in their tours around the country. Supported student at
Harbour Dance Centre, Vancouver BC during summer 2010, awarded scholarship at Boulder Jazz Dance
Workshop in University of Colorado in 2016 and full tuition program for ARCOS- Cultivating the whole
artist in Austin, Texas, with the company ARCOS with whom she was hired to do a photo-video
installation in collaboration with other artists. (2019)

Graduated from a 2-year diploma in the Center of Dance and Scene Production of Baja California, a
program funded by the contemporary dance company “Lux Boreal” in Tijuana with whom she made a
residency for three years receiving professional dance training and collaborating with photography and
dance. Invited to dance with La Silla Danza, a local dance company in Tijuana, finalist at 4X4 Tj Night, a
choreographic contest, WOW (Without Walls) festival in San Diego, California and selected as one of the
25 visions of Baja California for her outstanding photographic work.

In 2019 she creates TEMPO Dance & Visual Art, a multidisciplinary art company where she integrates
dance and visual art in order to generate her own artistic speech. Selected company to dance in festivals
around Mexico and Sibu International Dance Festival in Malaysia.

Nowadays Carla resided in Vancouver BC, studying an Associate in Arts with a focus in marketing, is a
dancer, choreographer, photographer and teacher working to grow through art and generating work for
the community that surrounds her.

 

 

 


 


Carla Alcántara was born in Mexico City in 1990. Graduated in Science Communications from
Universidad del Valle de México in Mexico City and exchange student at Santa Fe University of Art and
Design, New Mexico studying photography, film, dance, musical theatre and stage lighting.
Awarded scholarship student from Danza Tres in Mexico City where she gets involved into the show biz
dancing with artists and musical theatre shows in their tours around the country. Supported student at
Harbour Dance Centre, Vancouver BC during summer 2010, awarded scholarship at Boulder Jazz Dance
Workshop in University of Colorado in 2016 and full tuition program for ARCOS- Cultivating the whole
artist in Austin, Texas, with the company ARCOS with whom she was hired to do a photo-video
installation in collaboration with other artists. (2019)
Graduated from a 2-year diploma in the Center of Dance and Scene Production of Baja California, a
program funded by the contemporary dance company “Lux Boreal” in Tijuana with whom she made a
residency for three years receiving professional dance training and collaborating with photography and
dance. Invited to dance with La Silla Danza, a local dance company in Tijuana, finalist at 4X4 Tj Night, a
choreographic contest, WOW (Without Walls) festival in San Diego, California and selected as one of the
25 visions of Baja California for her outstanding photographic work.
In 2019 she creates TEMPO Dance & Visual Art, a multidisciplinary art company where she integrates
dance and visual art in order to generate her own artistic speech. Selected company to dance in festivals
around Mexico and Sibu International Dance Festival in Malaysia.
Nowadays Carla resided in Vancouver BC, studying an Associate in Arts with a focus in marketing, is a
dancer, choreographer, photographer and teacher working to grow through art and generating work for
the community that surrounds her.