Sindy Folgar is a native of Guatemala where she began her studies in dance at the Escuela Nacional de Danza and she received a B.A. in dance with a Ballet concentration. Ms. Folgar also received a B.F.A in Dance with a Ballet Concentration and a Minor in Body Science and Motion from Marymount Manhattan College. Ms. Folgar recently completed her MA degree in Dance Education: Teaching Dance in the Professions at NYU Steinhardt.
Sindy Folgar is an ABT ® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT ® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 7 and Partnering. Ms. Folgar currently serves as the Co Artistic Director of the In Motion Dance Company and the Director of Corps Ballet Ensemble with the Performing Arts Center of Connecticut where she has been a dance instructor and choreographer for the past 8 years. Mrs. Folgar is a ballet instructor and choreographer for Sacred Heart University’s Dance Company and on faculty at The Ailey School. She has also taught at New York University’s summer dance Intensive. Ms. Folgar has danced with the Comapania Nacional de Danza in Guatemala and as a member of the Marymount Manhattan Dance Company. She has work with many great dancers and choreographers including: Pascal Rioult, Sidra Bell, Alexandra Wells, Pam Tanowitz', Mark Morris, Kate Weare, Deganit Shemy, Pedro Ruiz, Katie Lanigan, Denise Vale, Kristina Berger, Larry Keigwin, etc. Some of the venues where she has performed include: Teatro Nacional Miguel Angel Asturias, NYCDA at The Joyce Theater, Dance New Amsterdam, Palace Theatre CT, Solstice in Times Square: Dancers at the Crossroads, Dancers Responding to AIDS (DRA, Aaron Davis Hall Concert and SUNY Purchase).
Degrees and Certifications
- B.A. in dance with a Ballet concentration from Escuela Nacional de Danza
- B.F.A in Dance with a Ballet Concentration and a Minor in Body Science and Motion from Marymount Manhattan College
- MA degree in Dance Education: Teaching Dance in the Professions from NYU Steinhardt