Angela Arteritano (The director and founder of the Houston Flamenco dance program, and the Angela Arteritano Flamenco Company), Perfom at different venues around the United States and internationally. She can perfoms solos, or group performances accompanied of her Flamenco company supporting dancers.
Angela Arteritano was born in Venezuela. She started her dance studies at the age of three with the academy "Jazz ballet de Maracaibo" , taking ballet and jazz classes, Angela started her journey in the dance field. Later, she became part of the ballet company "Majestic ballet". She started teaching ballet classes at the company. She stop dancing ballet after more than 15 years of practicing it, which gave her the perfect base, and pure structure of the body, to be aplyed on any other dance field. Angela is not only recognized in the ballet field, but in the salsa casino field as well. She is a national prize winner of salsa casino in her native country, award given to her in the national competition "Habana-Maracaibo-2008". She started her flamenco studies with Carmen Garza in the Flamenco Art School of Dance "La Romeria", where she served as a supporter,giving classes, and general volunteer help. Besides taking classes with her mentor, and internationall flamenco dancer Carmen Garza, she also served as a ballet instructor at the School. she also took several workshops with international Artists Like Siudi Garrido,Maria Juncal, La Truco, La China, Domingo Ortega, Inmaculada Ortega, Antonio Granjero, Estefania Ramirez, and more. Angela came to Houston in august 2009, and started teaching flamenco classes at "Alegría dance". She founded the "Angela Arteritano Flamenco Company" and the "Houston Flamenco Dance Program", and she is not only training and performing with her company, but teaching group and private classes at different locations.
Angela Arteritano Travels regularly to different parts of the country and internationally to receive classes from spanish artists, and to train with her mentor Carmen Garza, renewing her material everytime, and developing her extensive repertoire of dance styles "Palos", which include from the most popular styles of flamenco, such as, sevillanas, rumbas, Fandangos, and tangos,to the more complicated Bulerias, Tarantos, Seguirillas, Bamberas, Rondenas, Solea, Solea por bulerias, to name a few.