Araceli Carrera is an interdisciplinary artist that discovered visual art the moment she held a pencil and began her dance journey at the age of 20. She holds a Bachelor of Art in Dance Education from Arizona State University and since graduating in 2001 she began building her multi-faceted pedagogy approach to dance and art.

The relationship with Arte y Danza provides infinite opportunities to teach, connect and create. She is an active teacher of academics through Dance and Visual Art in San Diego, working through prestigious non profit organizations like Arts Education Connection San Diego, TranscenDANCE, and A Step Beyond.

 Araceli had the opportunity to dance, teach, choreograph, and work with and for amazing dance companies, schools and artists like Eveoke Dance Theater, Omo-Ache, Neisha’sDance, Malashock and Fresh Congress Dance.

Trained in Modern Release Technique, Afro Cuban Dance, Latin Rhythms, Hip-Hop and Afro Brazilian.  A visual artist, choreographer, costume designer and mother that craves the exchange of art/dance as a language that expresses diversity, intention and culture.