Healthy Dance Canada's BIPOC Advocacy Working Group is pleased to announce the runner-up for the Healthy Dancer Canada BIPOC Emerging Artist Scholarship 2023, Lucia Llano!
Lucía Llano was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia where she trained at MISI - School of Musical Theatre. She graduated with honours from York University with a BFA in Dance. As a student, she performed with the York Dance Ensemble and was awarded the Dance Department Fund and the Kondor AMPD Awards. Lucía continued her professional development upon graduation and participated in the Kenny Pearl, ProArte Danza and most recently the Deltebre Dansa Summer Intensive in Spain. She has worked with choreographers such as Mateo Galindo Torres, Dave Wilson, Nina Milanovski and Sophie Dow. In 2022, she danced in Jessie Reyez's music video ‘Mutual Friend’ choreographed by Martha Hart and most recently enjoyed working with hART Dance Company. Lucía is a lifelong learner who aspires to grow as a performance artist and promote movement education in Toronto and her home country.
Thank you to The Fifth Dance for supporting this year's runner-up! Healthy Dancer Canada and The Fifth Dance are thrilled to assist with Lucia's development and career aspirations. Follow Lucia on Instagram: @maluciallano. Learn more about the BIPOC Emerging Artist Scholarship.
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