CYNTHIA

PANIAGUA

DANCER-CHOREOGRAPHER

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By  Annie Eva Kanishka

PERFORMER

As a contemporary, modern and folkloric dancer, Cynthia informs her movement through her rich heritage as a passionate New Yorker, Peruvian, Andean and Puerto Rican woman.

CHOREOGRAPHER

Cynthia's choreographic language aims to go beyond traditional boundaries and explore the heart of her ancestral past and its relationship with present day U.S. and Latin American cultural realities.

DANCE / EDUCATOR

Cynthia strives to bring inspiration to her students by giving them a thorough understanding of  technique, history and artistry to each genre. 

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By  Annie Eva Kanishka

WHO IS

CYNTHIA   PANIAGUA

Cynthia Paniagua is a dancer, choreographer, and educator whose work reflects her Peruvian and New Yorker heritage. She was raised in New York City where she earned a B.A. in Dance at Hunter College and an M.A in Performance Studies at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Shortly after graduating from Hunter, she won a Fulbright Scholarship to study traditional dance in Peru to “quench a burning desire to know the real Peru, my ancestral truth through movement and unearth the mystery of the dances.” ...

UPCOMING
EVENTS

  • In the Heights - Movie
    June 2021
    In Theaters and HBO Max
    June 2021
    In Theaters and HBO Max
    A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.
  • Grand Rising Summer Solstice
    Sun, Jun 20
    Live Sesion
    Jun 20, 5:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Live Sesion
    A virtual celebration of our collective healing, resilience and awakening Community Ritual & Healing Session Summer Solstice Ritual Dancer choreographer 9:15 am!! www.grandrising2021.com
  • Inti Raymi - La Fiesta del Sol
    Sat, Jun 19
    Bronx Musical Hall
    Jun 19, 3:00 PM
    Bronx Musical Hall, 438 E 163rd St, Bronx, NY 10451, USA
    En tiempos que nos llaman al reencuentro ...