Gabriela Garcia

Co-Founder Director

Gabriela Garcia is a native of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. She feels blessed to have been on Broadway for so many years and is now giving back to her community. She is currently a faculty member for the Joffrey Ballet School’s Jazz and Contemporary Program in New York City. Her passion for the arts after being a former cast member and Dance Captain of the Broadway Company of CHICAGO, brought her to join Luis Salgado and R.Evolución Latina at the beginning of 2008. Gabriela follows the RL motto of “Dare to Go Beyond”. She’s a passionate teacher, inspiring, mentoring and instilling her values and work ethic into the young Latino community.  Gabriela has brought the RL mission to her city of La Paz and surrounding areas by teaching workshops at community centers as well as offering master classes in dance to the local dance community. She is a recipient of El Diario’s 2010 Mujeres Destacadas award and a member of the advisory board for the Broadway League’s new initiative “Viva Broadway”.  Gabriela trained at San Francisco Ballet School and Pacific Northwest Ballet School and has taught Classical Ballet, Jazz and Theater Dance at schools across Germany, Austria, Mexico, Peru and in New York at STEPS, Ellison Ballet, Arias Dance NYC, BDC, Joffrey Ballet School, and Pace University.  As Dance Captain, Gabriela has worked side by side with choreographers such as Ann Reinking, Baayork Lee and Robert LaFosse. As a performer, her musical theater credits include West Side Story, Joseph and the Amazing… Carousel, and the Vienna and Mexico City companies of CHICAGO where she played the role of Velma Kelly in their original language.  She also staged the Dusseldorf Company of CHICAGO and served as choreography adviser to Preludio’s Production of CHICAGO in Lima, Peru.  Most recently, Gabriela choreographed Preludio’s production of Sweet Charity for their 2014 season. Her film credits include WHAT EVER LOLA WANTS (Tribeca film festival) and ENCHANTED. As a voiceover actor, her voice can be heard in numerous TV commercials and radio spots for the national Hispanic market as well as Spanish audiobooks.  “I am extremely proud to be a part of the R.Evolución Latina leading team. Together we can make a difference and make the arts accessible to the underserved communities and beyond, because the Arts need to be a part of everybody’s life.”