LORDE dancer and spring semester dance artist-in-residence Nateli Ruiz will be setting a fierce and innovative contemporary dance on Salem State University dance students. Ruiz is currently working in LA with Sia Choreographer, Ryan Heffington and is looking forward to sharing her unique perspective, challenging both student dancers and the audience. Her residency includes two master classes that are open to the public.
Nateli M. Ruiz has worked with American Ballet Theatre II, David Parsons, Rosero Mccoy and Debbie Allen. She was a member of the professional companies, Gotta Dance Contemporary and Collective Dance Project. She appeared the 2015 film Bessie featuring the iconic Queen Latifah. In 2017, Dream a World Education featured Nateli as a dance instructor for their brand new program "Dance in America". She teaches children about the historical values of various dance styles and context for how it is a reflection of the place and time in which people live. Her latest project is touring with the Jackson family for their Jackson's 50th anniversary tour.
For more info call 978.542.6365 or go to salemstate.edu/arts.
O'Keefe Complex, O'Keefe Campus
225 Canal Street, Salem, MA 01970
Dance Studio, Room 303
Karen A Gahagan