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Choreographers & Dancers


Wilfredo Rivera

Cofounder, Artistic Director & CEO

Wilfredo is a co-founder of Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre, Artistic Director since 2007.

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Katlin Bourgeois


Katlin graduated from the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program in 2014.


Brennen Renteria

Rehearsal Director & Dance Ensemble

He has danced with Elements Ballet and in various Chicago productions.

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Delphine Chang

Dance Ensemble

Delphine began her training in traditional Chinese and Indian dance in Taiwan

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Esther Farley

Dance Ensemble

Esther is a recent graduate of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee


Tatum Lang

Dance Ensemble

Tatum has trained with the Joffrey Ballet School (NYC), School of Ballet Arizona, and Kansas City Ballet.

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Anthony Nelson, Jr.

Dance Ensemble

Anthony is a NC-Native performer, educator, and arts-activist.

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Michelle Skiba

Dance Ensemble

Michelle is a dancer from Chicago and graduate of Northwestern University.

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Mark Gonzalez


Mark is a dance artist from Edinburg, Texas.

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Ethan Kirschbaum

Artistic Associate

Director of Chicago Movement Collective and the Claire Bataille Legacy Program

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Mark Vaughn

Company Class Instructor

Mark was twice national dance champion of Barbados.


Shannon Alvis


Shannon is a freelance performer, teacher, and choreographer.


Monique Haley


Monique is an accomplished dancer, teacher and choreographer.

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Catera Burgess

Dance Ensemble

Catera currently choreographs and teaches around the Midwest.

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Bennett Cullen

Dance Ensemble

Bennett has danced for Big Muddy Dance Co., & Visceral Dance Chicago.


Sydney Jones

Dance Ensemble

Sydney is a dancer, choreographer, and educator.

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Karmen Moore

Dance Ensemble

Karmen is earning her B.F.A. in Dance Performance at Southern Methodist University.


Bruno Salgado

Dance Ensemble

Bruno is a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin- Steven Point

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Catie Armbrecht


Catie is a dancer and movement educator from Cleveland, OH.

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Lucas Greeff


Lucas Greeff is a dancer, choreographer, and circus artist

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Jessica Miller Tomlinson

Ballet Mistress

Jessica has been the Ballet Mistress for Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre since 2017.

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