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Juanita Suarez received a PhD in Dance and Related Arts from Texas Woman's University. Suarez is an Associate Professor of Dance at SUNY College at Brockport and serves a joint position in the Department of Dance and Arts for Children Program. Her areas of specialty include dance education, somatics, Latina/Chicana dance making as well as interdisciplinary performance practice.

Suarez, as dance scholar, joined the Legends of China Four City Tour, a dance exchange involving forty-five American dance scholars and significant contributors to the field of dance in China. She has established an ongoing teaching internship residency with Guangya School (2008), a private school located in Dujiangyan, China and Peking University (2010).

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In 2001, she received a Rockefeller Grant US-Map Fund for Culture to study Mexico's history through dance/music, culminating her research with a theater and dance production Visible Line/Invisible People featuring Mexico City's Luz y Fuerza.

Suarez is co-director of BE HERE NOW, a dance, music and media improvisation ensemble in Rochester, New York. A dance anthology titled Fields in Motion: Ethnography in the Worlds of Dance will be published by Wilfred Laurier Press (spring, 2011); featuring the dance research of 19 scholars from around the world. Her dissertation Spectres of the Dark: Embodying Borders Through Chicana
DanceMaking is an exploration of the Chicana (Mexican American feminist) concert dance aesthetic.
 
 

 

 

 

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