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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.


Eddy Ocampo


Eddy Ocampo has created ballets in Europe, Mexico, Russia and the U.S. 

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Theodore Alexander

Dance Ensemble

Teddy's recent venture was Triangle Healing Project, a workshop along the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade routes.

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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.


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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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


Shannon Alvis


Shannon is a freelance performer, teacher, and choreographer.


Monique Haley


Monique is an accomplished dancer, teacher and choreographer.


Brennen Renteria

Rehearsal Director & Dance Ensemble

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

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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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Kennedy Phelps

Dance Ensemble

Kennedy is a dancer, choreographer and teacher in the Detroit Area

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Michelle Skiba

Dance Ensemble

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


Francisco Melendez


Frankie recently trained with Chicago Movement Collective as a Claire Bataille Legacy Program student.

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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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