Classical Ballet / Artistic Director
(Co-artistic and Managing Director) received her BA in Dramatic Arts, Dance from the University of California, Berkeley where she founded the Annual Outdoor Festival of the Arts, a one day interdisciplinary collaboration of artists designed to generate support and visibility for the arts in a science dominated university environment. After college, She went on to become the senior producer and managing partner of Web Zeit, a small Internet development firm located in Manhattan. Ms. Barrios has choreographed eight works that have been shown in both Berkeley, California and New York City. She danced from 1994-1997 with the Bay Area Repertory Dance Company, touring throughout California and Mexico. Additionally, Ms. Barrios has extensive experience as a stage manager and lighting designer. Ms. Barrios has had the opportunity to study dance with Mark Morris, Merce Cunningham, Bill T. Jones, Susan Marshall, Margaret Jenkins, Joe Goode, Stephen Petronio and Robert Moses, and with company members from Alvin Ailey, Margaret Jenkins, Twyla Tharp, Paul Taylor, Martha Graham, Trisha Brown, Oberlin Dance Company, Elizabeth Streb, and Isaacs/McCaleb & Dancers.
- aTrek Dance Collective