Amanda Ramirez

Amanda is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Arts in advertising and minors in English and dance. She currently lives in Chicago working primarily as a freelance dance artist. She is currently a company member with VADCO/ Valerie Alpert Dance Company and Synapse Arts. She has traveled and performed at Detroit City Dance Festival, RadFest, Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance, Austin City Dance Festival, Knox College and more. Amanda has performed with Still Inspired (?): A Series of Four, Jay-son Tisa Dance Company, Christine Shallenberg, Joanna Furnans, VADCO, and Synapse Arts. Since 2016 Amanda has premiered solo work throughout Chicago and most recently premiered her first evening length work with Kimberly Baker titled "Sonder." With her experience as a freelance graphic designer, she is working towards creating thoughtful choreography that incorporates her multimedia skills.