There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.

― Martha Graham



BELINDA A. SÁENZ is an interdisciplinary performer, choreographer, and instructional specialist who collaborates as a teaching artist with Lincoln Center Education, Disney Theatrical Group, New York City Center and TADA! Youth Theatre. Belinda performs with Bessie-Award-Winning Joya Powell’s Movement of the People Dance Company and Callaloo Kids, a children’s media brand that promotes cultural and social awareness through books, animation, live performance, and more. She has performed at Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall, The Kennedy Center,  Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Davis Hall, Queens Theatre, among many others. Her most recent choreographic work, The US in USA, was presented at the Frederick Loewe Theatre in April 2017. From the El Paso, TX - Juárez, Mex border area, Belinda holds a Master of Arts in Dance Education from NYU with a specialization in Teaching Dance in Higher Education and the Professions (Institute Honors as recipient of The Western Scholarship) , Master of Education in Bilingual Education & Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Theatre/Dance (Magna Cum Laude and University Honors Certificate) from The University of Texas at El Paso. Besides the USA, she has studied, taught, and/or performed in Mexico, England, and Eastern-Central Europe. Ms. Saenz served as adjunct professor at NYU Steinhardt's Dance Education program for 3 years. She is or has been an active member of the UNESCO International Dance Council, American Guild of Musical ArtistsNational Dance Education Organization , and New York State Dance Education Association. Belinda is thrilled to begin her Doctorate studies in Educational Leadership and Innovation the fall of 2021.