Ciara is an award-winning performing artist with a background in a variety of dance techniques. Born and raised in Texas, and with a background in Cultural Anthropology, Ciara uses influences from different cultures when working on stage and site-specific productions. She has worked with diverse communities as an instructor, choreographer and performer to help spread her love of dance and art. Ciara specializes in Ballet Folklorico, Bellydance, Flamenco, Folk, Martial Arts and Modern. She performs and instructs for fairs, festivals and various events around the country. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Dance Performance & Production as well as Anthropology from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, and a Master of Fine Arts at Goddard College. Ciara currently teaches, performs and choreographs for audiences all around the world.