Angelica Burgos

Instructor/Adjunct Faculty

Department of Dance + Choreography

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Angelica Burgos is of Dominican-Armenian heritage. She has received her MFA in Choreography from Jacksonville University in Florida, she also has a Bachelor of Arts degree from LEAP Program with Saint Mary’s College of California and is an ABT Certified Teacher who has successfully completed all of ABT Teachers National Training Curriculum. Over the 16 years of her performing career, she danced with the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago under Gerald Arpino, Sacramento Ballet under artistic directors Ron Cunningham and Carinne Binda, Ballet Hispanico under founder Tina Ramirez and in the West Side Story on Broadway revival in 2010. She has worked with artists such as Pedro Ruiz, Margo Sappington, Ramon Oller, John Clifford, Annabelle Ochoa Lopes, Val Caniparoli, Trey McIntyre, Septime Webre, Dwight Rhoden, Graciela Daniel, Sergio Trujillo, and Ron Cunningham.

In 2022, she became co-director of Conflux Dance Theater. Additionally, she has taught for Western Kentucky University for three years and the University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University. Burgos’s choreography has been commissioned by the Western Kentucky University spring performance and Virginia Commonwealth University Freshman Repertory course show, University of Richmond, Fullerton University, and Duke University Dance Program. Her choreography has competed at the 2020 and 2021, and 2022 Youth America Grand Prix and Universal Ballet Competition. Burgos’s television credits include PBS’s Setting the Stage 2007, NBC’s ‘20th Hispanic Heritage Awards, PBS’s documentary “Pedro Ruiz Coming Home” 2011. She is also fluent in Spanish, Russian, Armenian and English languages.