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Meet Sussan: JUNTOS International Liaison

We are taking this month to introduce one of our international liaisons: Sussan Hrozek. Sussan is the reason why our JUNTOSAbroad trips can even happen! Along with Christian Barrios, she communicates with communities around Central America to bring JUNTOS to various communities. She also helps with the programming, scheduling, travel and lodging for the dancers […]

Collaborator Spotlight #4: Ariane Michaud

This is it, we have reached our final JUNTOS Collaborator Spotlight for the year! Ariane Michaud first travelled with JUNTOS in 2013, during her freshman year at The Boston Conservatory. After that first trip to Guatemala, she travelled many more times with the collective as a student, guest artist, and director’s assistant before accepting the […]

Collaborator Spotlight #3: Amy McMurchie

We have another Collaborator Spotlight to kick off the 2017 New Year! Amy McMurchie first travelled with JUNTOS Collective in 2011 to Mexico while attaining her BFA at Alonzo King LINES in conjunction with Dominican University of California— 6 years later, she is back in Mexico, this time as the Director of JUNTOSAbroad! We asked […]

Apply today for JUNTOSAbroad 2017!

Applications now open for JUNTOSAbroad trips to Guatemala and Nicaragua through January 29th! –APPLY NOW– A two-week intercultural exchange program structured to enhance artistic and personal development through dance service work in some of Central America and Mexico’s ruralist areas.  Dance students from The Ailey School/Fordham University, Boston Conservatory, Codarts, The Juilliard School, LINES/Dominican University, Marymount […]

Collaborator Spotlight #2: Catherine Keller

  Next up for our Collaborator Spotlight, we have JUNTOSAmbassador Director Catherine Keller Catherine first traveled with JUNTOS to Guatemala in January 2012 as a student in the Ailey/Fordham BFA program. Upon graduation, Catherine became the JUNTOSAmbassador Director, creating curriculum and programming for JUNTOS students interested in developing leadership skills in the non-profit sector and creating sustainable JUNTOS […]

Collaborator Spotlight #1: Alicia Delgadillo

We are excited to launch our collaborator spotlights, introducing a member of our team to the JUNTOS community every month! First up: JUNTOSLocal Director Alicia Delgadillo. Ali joined the JUNTOS family in 2010 when she travelled on an Abroad trip to Mexico, initially intrigued by the organization’s ties to Latin roots and Hispanic heritage. Six years later, […]

Narrowing Down The Change

“Before JUNTOS, I never saw myself as a leader in dance”, says Ambassador Maxine Patronik, currently a Junior in the Dominican/Lines BFA Program. As we spoke about her experience thus far as an Ambassador, it became clear to me how much JUNTOS has impacted her education and training these past three years. Her confidence in […]

Spring with JUNTOS! Cocktails, Snacks, and Performance at St. George Spirits

Join us to celebrate longer days, flowers in bloom, finely crafted cocktails and the success of the new JUNTOSAmbassador program!  Ambassadors have been busy in New York, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Los Angeles, and here in the Bay Area, leading workshops, developing community, and laying the groundwork for continued outreach work.  We can’t wait to share our […]

JUNTOSWeek- New York City

As to my previous post on February 15th, professional dancing seems exclusive and incomprehensible to most. And yet, when we apply movement to certain activities and settings, we can access and relate to entirely different communities. With a sense of leadership, and a belief in dance as an enabler we can move forward, innovate and […]