Kristi Licera
Kristi Licera is DancerMusic's Dance Editor. A professional dancer based out of Chicago, IL, she began her dance training at age 8 in her hometown, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, where she began dancing competitively in jazz, ballet, pointe, modern, lyrical, contemporary, tap, and hip hop. In 2014, Kristi graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Dance from California State University, Fullerton. Upon graduation, Kristi joined Keshet Dance Company (Albuquerque, NM), where she had opportunities to create and premiere her own choreographic works and perform abroad in Italy and Switzerland. Since relocating to Chicago in mid-2015, Kristi has had the honor of performing works with Thodos Dance Chicago, Noumenon Dance Ensemble, and Movement Revolution Dance Company. In 2017, she founded KLic Creative, which provides local artists and arts businesses with digital marketing solutions. Kristi had the honor of heading the digital marketing efforts for Thodos Dance Chicago’s 25th Anniversary Season, and currently runs marketing for Glenwood Dance Studio and All Over The Place Records. Kristi actively teaches youth and adult dance classes throughout the Chicagoland area and is a company artist with Chicago Dance Crash.