About > Dancer / Movement Artist

After his initial training as visual artist, Luis found his way into contemporary dance. He started dancing when he was 22 and after his undergraduate training, found his way to New York to work professionally for many years. Here’s a partial list of some of the companies he has danced with. He toured and taught around the world with some of the companies and with his own work as well. He then pursued and complete and MFA in Dance at UCLA’s Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance where he was also a teaching assistant, teaching associate, and guest lecturer.

dance companies | 1997-2007
Donna Uchizono (2005-2006)
Tere O’ Connor Dance, NYC (2000-2004)
David Gordon Pick Up Performance (2003-2004)
Janis Brenner and Dancers, NYC (1998-2001) (dance)
The Yard, Dancer & Company Residencies (1998/1999)
White Oak Dance Project, BAM (ensemble) (2001)
Ben Munisteri and Dancers, NYC (Guest)
Doug Elkins Dance Co., NYC (1997-2000)

dance companies | 1994-1997
American Repertory Dance Co., Los Angeles
Ardent Body Co., Cologne, Germany (Guest)
Pick of the Crop Dance Co., ‘Dancing Henry V’, St. Mark’s Church, NYC
Nicholas Rodriguez/Dance Compass, NYC
Anna Sokolow’s Player’s Project, NYC