Argelia is a professional dancer, instructor and choreographer from Mexico. She graduated from the School of Contemporary Dance at the Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico. Her specialties lie in contemporary, African Guinean traditional and Afro-Cuban dance. Now based in NYC, Argelia is a fellow of the program Scenic Creators of the National Fund for culture and the Arts (FONCA) 2013-2014. She is also a fellow of the program of Young Creators of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts”(FONCA) 2011-2012 and was a member of the Contemporary Dance Company De Paso Grupo Escénico in the city of San Jose Costa Rica in 2013.
Argelia was also director and choreographer from the Ensamble de Percusiones de Xalapa, Veracruz, México and professor of the Dance School of the Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa, Veracruz. Her work has been presented and taught lessons in France, Mexico, Cuba, Chile and Costa Rica.