Choreographer and Artistic Director
Rosie Herrera is a Cuban-American choreographer and artistic director of Rosie Herrera Dance Theater in Miami. She is a graduate from New World School with a BFA in Dance Performance. She has been commissioned by Miami Light Project, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ballet Hispanico, Jose Limon Dance Company, New Dialect, Houston Met Dance, New World Symphony and the American Dance Festival. Her work in film, theater, dance and cabaret has resulted in collaborations with Walter Mercado, Carlota Guerrero, Larry Keigwin, Pig Iron Theater and many more. She was a USArtist Choreographic Fellow, Princess Grace Choreographic Fellow, and was awarded a National Dance Project Production Grant for her work “Make Believe”. She is known for her dance theater work that oscillates from the intensely emotional to the humorous and is rooted in her tropical sensibilities and the resulting reverence for intimacy and spectacle.