Get to Know Fresh Tracks Artist Martita Abril

About Martita
Martita Abril is a performer, choreographer and teaching artist from Tijuana, México. She earned her B.F.A. in Dance in 2009 from San Diego State University. She has worked with dance artists and companies throughout México, the U.S. and Ecuador, including a number of projects and performances with Lux Boreal Danza Contemporánea, Allyson Green Dance and Khosro Adibi. She was a lead organizer for the Fronteras México project that focused on teaching through the arts at orphanages and marginalized areas of Tijuana, México. She was named a 2010-2011 “Young Creator” PECDA Scholar by the State of Baja California, México with her project “Union Artistica Sin Fronteras” that explored transcendence of the physical and cultural boundary between Tijuana and San Diego through artistic exchange. Abril was recently selected for the national fellowship from FONCA 2012-2013, a year-long fellowship given by the Government of México to pursue scholarship abroad. In addition, she was selected for the 2013 New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artist Program and is currently a staff member at the Trisha Brown Dance Company. Abril was selected as an Alumna to Watch in 2013 by San Diego State University.

Fresh Tracks
Featuring Martita Abril, Maximilian Balduzzi, Ben Grinberg & Nick Gillette, Daniel Holt, Leslie Parker and Gabrielle Revlock.
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