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, Kristi graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Dance from California State University, Fullerton. Upon graduation, she joined Keshet Dance Company (Albuquerque, NM). Since relocating to Chicago, Kristi has had the honor of performing works with Thodos Dance Chicago, Noumenon Dance Ensemble, South Chicago Dance Theater, Movement Revolution Dance Company, and has worked with a number of independent artists. Kristi actively teaches youth and adult dance classes throughout the Chicagoland area and is a company artist with Chicago Dance Crash.