This award was generously supported by Sarah Arison. _
Rosie Herrera is a Cuban-American dancer, choreographer and artistic director of Rosie Herrera dance Theater in Miami. She is a graduate from New World School with a BFA in dance Performance. She has been commissioned by The Miami Light Project, The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, dance Place, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Ballet Hispanico, Moving Ground dance Theater and the American dance Festival in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2016.Her company has been presented by the Northrop dance Series, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Baryshnicov Arts Center, Texas A&M University, Duncan Theater, The Annenburg Center, Gotham dance at Skirball, Focus dance at the Joyce as well as by The American dance Festival at the Joyce in 2016. She has collaborated on productions with The South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center, New World School of the Arts, The University of Central Florida, Six Floor Ensemble, Zoetic Stage, New World Symphony and the interdisciplinary performance ensemble Circ X. Rosie is a 2010 MANCC choreographic fellow, a 2014 Bates dance Festival Artist in residence and a 2011 Miami dance Fellow. In 2013 she was awarded a Princess Grace Choreographic Fellowship for her work with Ballet Hispanico.