Citlalli is a Mexican dancer, performer and teacher.
She got a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Computer Systems Engineering. Back then she was involved in musical comedies, singing and dancing, being awarded in several competitions as best singer.
In 2007 she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Contemporary Dance at the Mazatlan Professional School of Dance (EPDM). Later on she collaborated with the Mexican dance company La Serpiente danza contemporánea.
From 2008 to 2012 she collaborated with the renowned Mexican company Antares Contemporary Dance directed by Miguel Mancillas, touring and performing in important venues and festivals around Mexico, including the Palace of Fine Arts.
Since 2013 she is based in Brussels Belgium, where she has enriched her training and artistic knowledge with teachers and choreographers as Julyen Hamilton(UK), Thomas Hauert(CH), Gabriela Carrizo + Franck Chartier(BEL), Roberto Olivan(ESP), Damien Jalet(BEL), Thierry Baë(FRA), David Zambrano(VEN), Ted Stoffer(USA), Martin Kilvady(SK), Edivaldo Ernesto(MZ), Peter Jasko(SK), Meytal Blanaru(IL), Vladimir Rodriguez (COL), etc. Following her interest in integrate different disciplines into her artistic work, she has taken additional workshops with Roberta Carreri(ITA, Odin Teatret), Anne-Marie Blink(NL), a certificate program on Art-Therapy, among others. In addition, she is a certified Pilates Instructor (Balanced Body/BEL and Ron Fletcher Pilates/MX).
In Brussels, France and Mexico, she has collaborated as dancer and creator in multidisciplinary projects with different independent artists, collectives and companies such us Kubilai Khan Investigations, ProjectLIMB/Gabriel Forestieri, Marie Martinez & Artistes Cie., ElmaBonds Collective/Elisa Pais, Melva Olivas/MO+, Diego Mnez Lanz/Proyecto al Margen, SORTA/Paola Madrid, etc.
She has presented her work in diverse independent festivals and alternative scenes as WIPCOOPsessions (BEL), Festival Constellations (FRA), Mestizo Arts Festival(BEL), WorkshopFundation(HUN), CAMP_iN Encuentro escénico, PILOT festival(MX), Festival International of Peace(BEL), Fêtes Romanes – Festival des Arts de la Rue (BEL), MonsInvisible(BEL), DansCentrumJette(BEL).
As a teacher, she taught contemporary dance in the Núcleo-Antares, Antares’ pedagogical dance project. She has taught her workshop from inside-out | PERCEPTION IN MOTION in Belgium (Turn a_lab BXL / Space Cinrqu’Conflex), Hungary (Workshop Foundation) and Mexico (CAMP_iN 2016+2018, Talleres al Margen, Tiare Escuela de Danza, UAEH/Compañía Luz Corporea, Compañia Lux Boreal, Centro de Danza y Producción Escénica de BC and El Entresuelo/Los14).
Currently she is almost finished with the creation of the long version of her solo | e n t r e l í n e a s |. She studies the Professional Training of the Feldenkrais Method and remains curious and focused on the research and continuous development of her own artistic language and of a teaching method that allows her to share her experience via the workshop from inside-out | PERCEPTION IN MOTION.