Lizzette Chapa

Dancer since 2017.

Lizzette Chapa is a Mexican-American dancer and dance maker originally from The Rio Grande Valley, Texas, now residing in Mni Sota. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BFA in Dance in 2017. She is deeply drawn to the company’s commitment to social justice issues, radical healing, and ancestral guidance. She is currently a movement instructor in the Twin Cities, utilizing the principles of Yorchaa and Pilates to deepen one’s connection to self and mind body engagement. In 2020, she was a collaborator in residence led by Ananya Chatterjea at the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography. She is incredibly grateful for her mentors, teachers, students, ancesters, family, and most importantly her parents and brother for their endless support and love.

Photo by Laichee Yang