Reyna Mondragon | Dance and Theatre

Reyna Mondragon

Dance Lecturer
DATH 103
B.F.A. from University of North Texas
M.F.A. from Texas Women's University

Reyna is a dancer, choreographer, educator, and researcher born in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. Her work focuses on the multiple ways she can incorporate her cultural heritage and rhythm, kinesthetically, visually, and musically into dance. Mondragon holds her B.F.A in Dance and minor in Spanish from the University of North Texas and her MFA in Dance from Texas Woman's University. Her choreographic works have been presented nationally and internationally at Project Staibb Dance Festival Italy, AT&T Performing Arts Center Elevator Project, World Dance Alliance Americas (WDAA), Arts Mission Oak Cliff, American College Dance Association, Big Rig Summer Workshop, Arts Nest Minnesota, {254} dance-fest, and Exchange Choreography Festival. In addition, Mondragon collaborated to create an experiential workshop: How to create a Dance Advocacy Toolkit that was presented at the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) and World Dance Alliance Americas. Mondragon is a full-time faculty member at the University of North Texas department of Dance and Theatre. As an educator Mondragon's focus is to provide a global perspective to education by offering materials, resources, and activities that speak to gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, race, nationality, religion, and culture related to the dance community and world at large. Currently, Mondragon is part of the Board of Directors, Manager of Community Engagement, and a Dance Behind the Screen podcast Co-host for kNOwBOX dance, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Mondragon is also the Artistic Director of mixtamotus, a human digital interface art exploration.