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Ms. Monica started her training at the age of three. A graduate of New World School of the Arts in Miami, she trained heavily in modern, ballet, and jazz. Ms. Monica has performed as a background dancer for Gloria Estefan, and danced in music videos for rap artists Ja Rule and Missy Elliott. She has choreographed and danced in several performances for artist Jackie-O and group Take Note, with whom she did the opening number at the Reggae Festival in Miami, featuring such big name artists as Sean Paul. Working abroad as lead dancer for Tokyo Disney Sea, she danced in the show ShowBiz Iz On the small screen, Ms. Monica has performed as a background dancer with recording artist Pitbull on Univision’s Latin Pepsi Smash, and with Scarface actor Angel Salazar, dancing in his comedy show Sheck It Out. She has performed with rapper Nelly and country music star John Rich on the CW The Next. Most recently, Ms.Monica has danced in a national commercial for Rapid Advance and has performed and co choreographing for recording artist Arika Kane in New York City’s BB Kings. Ms. Monica continues her dream of performing, choreographing, and teaching master classes throughout the United States. We welcome her joining us at Academy of Arts.



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