PTA Artist: Glenda Figueiredo

Title:  “Elightenment”

Dance Choreography by:  Glenda Figueiredo

Glenda Figueiredo began her training when she was three years old in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her dance background is Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Traditional Brazilian dances and Contemporary dance. She has been dancing and teaching professionally for over 13 years. She has performed throughout Brazil, with a dance company from Rio de Janeiro.  She has been part of countless dance events (television shows and dance competitions) in Brazil with brilliant outcomes. In the US, Glenda was a dancer for Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey circus for 5 years, where she also had her aerial training and performed over 400 shows a year. Glenda has been living in Cincinnati for 2 years and is active in the art scene. She has participated in the Cincinnati Fringe Festival 2016 as a dancer for Pones Inc., the  OhioDance Summer Lawn Series, and with a local Peruvian dance group. Currently Glenda teaches Ballet and Modern Jazz  Fusion at Contemporary Dance Theater and is co-producing/directing “Corners”.

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