Beatrice Capote is a Cuban American professional contemporary dancer/ choreographer/teacher. She trained at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and has performed for prestigious choreographers such as Matthew Rushing, Darrell Moultrie, Antonio Brown Dance, INSPIRIT, a dance company, The Wells Performance Project, Areytos Performance Works, and A.I.M by Kyle Abraham to name a few. She received her A.A. from University of North Carolina School of the Arts and BA and MFA from Montclair State University focusing on Afro-Cuban dance forms. Her choreography uses contemporary and Afro-Cuban folklore dance mediums to define her movement while highlighting Orisha narratives. She has developed solo choreographic works; “Reyita”, The Life of a Black Cuban Woman in the Twentieth Century, and her most recent Yemaya: Rebirthing to Existence. She is an Associate Professor at Indiana University and is in her 7th season with Tony nominated choreographer Camille A. Brown and Dancers Company. Ms. Capote has served as the choreographer for Citrus, a choreopoem play at Northern Stages and The Wedding Band Musical at Montclair State University.