Evita Arce, a world renown Lindy Hop dancer and teacher, has dedicated her 20 year career to the art of social dance and continually explores improvised performance.
Professional credits include the lead role with partner, Michael Jagger, in the touring Broadway production of “SWING!”, demonstrating Lindy Hop at the Kennedy Center for “Let Freedom Swing” with Jazz at Lincoln Center, “Swing is the Thing” with several Philharmonic orchestras and advancing to finals on the TV show, “So You Think You Can Dance”.
Evita attributes her technique and style to her teachers Ryan Francois, Jenny Thomas and Virginie Jensen as well as her cultural and family heritage of Mexican dances and Spanish flare.
Evita was featured in the 2016 documentary film “Alive and Kicking” which celebrates and showcases the modern Lindy Hop community. Most recently she has had the privilege of working with Caleb Teicher and Company on new projects continuing the exploration of jazz rhythms and improvised partnered movement.
You can follow Evita’s calendar and continue to learn from her at www.syncopatedcity.com