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Selena Anguiano’s career started with formal classical ballet training at age 3. A ballet, tap and modern dance student for 12 years, Selena transitioned to theatre at age 15 with a high school internship with the Dallas Theater Center, leading roles in award winning high-school productions, and productions with Planned Parenthood's TACT, and Young Playwrights' Theater.
She is privileged to have been involved in some of the most compelling and exciting productions and programs across the US and globally, from the Dallas Children’s Theatre to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC; Dancing Classrooms NYC and England’s London Bubble Theatre Company to the Cultural Offices of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi of Sharjah, UAE, and iMan Management Firm in Dubai, UAE both under the auspices of The Little Art in Lahore, Pakistan. Her work over eight years in Washington, DC resulted in collaborations with no less than 15 tri-state (DC/MD/VA) arts organizations, including three that she helped found, and achieve nonprofit status for. During this time Selena enjoyed working with distinguished American and foreign political and government officials, and various notable performing arts and media artists.
Selena is published in cultural arts management journals and books in the Czech Republic. Summers 2011-2015 she managed a conservatory-style training program for middle and high schoolers on the East and West Coasts through US Performing Arts. She successfully built and managed two programs upon returning to Dallas in 2013: a Lyric Theater and Opera Vocal Masterclass involving a seasoned Music Recording Artist, and a symposium for deserving and academically, but financially needy Hispanic high school females while serving as Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for the University of Dallas.
Selena’s more recent collaborations include management work with Shakespeare Dallas and Undermain Theatre; producing for the Orchestra of New Spain, fundraising for the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and directing for House Party Theatre.Recent consulting work includes fundraising strategies for the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; major event strategies for New Texas Symphony Orchestra; and successful 501(c) 3 nonprofit formation, filing and advising for the Luther Center of North Texas, Prague Philharmonia in the Czech Republic, the National Hispanic Financial Coalition and Metamorphosis: A New Living Theatre. Selena is also an accomplished actress, with credits including theatre and film roles (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm7507152/).
Selena currently serves as Grants Manager for the Dallas Museum of Art. She is a Founding Board Member of Metamorphosis: A New Living Theatre in Dallas; an Inaugural Member of the Southern Methodist University Creative Coding Advisory Board; an Ambassador for the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD Transmission series; working on at-risk youth arts, and related operatic and classical music programming with British conductor and solo violinist Peter Manning, and opera singer Laurie Rubins; and a member of the Cara Mia Theatre Company's Special Events Committee. Her art work was part of the Dallas Museum of Art's 2017 After Hours: Works By DMA Staff Exhibit; and she has pending projects with the Orchestra of New Spain, Ohana Arts, an international opera company (TBA), and will soon embark on a project to enhance women's voices in the DFW, North Texas and national theatre/performing arts communities, as well as assume additional board duties for a community education foundation.
Selena received her education at the University of Dallas, the University of Southern Mississippi and City University, London, England.
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