Adelita X. Hinojosa-Martin - a native of Denton, Texas began dancing as a child and has trained in several dance techniques over the last 30+ years. While in college and again in 2020 to present, she trains and performed with ballet coach Arleen Sugano, creator of the SuganoSystem (a pragmatic methodology of mastering professional classical ballet technique). 

Since moving to New York City in 2005 she has soared as a professional dancer, training with numerous elite instructors at Steps on Broadway, Peridance Capezio Center, Broadway Dance Center,  and with Cecilia Marta, Max Stone, Jana Hicksjust to name a few.

Professionally, Adelita works as a freelance dancer. Companies she's performed frequently with include Cecilia Marta Dance Company, xodus dance collective, Benjamin Briones Ballet Company, Sekou McMiller Dance CompanyAlpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company, Organic Magnetics, A Corps Perdu and The Next Stage Project. As a guest artist she performed with nathan trice ritualsLauren Cox (Symbioh), Grimes Dance Group, Battery Dance Company, and numerous Cirque de Soleil premiere events in and around New York City. Adelita has had her choreography shown in New York City, Penang, Malaysia and Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Adelita has worked with Tony Award winning associate choreographer Maija Garcia (Broadway Show FELA!), Emmy Award-nominee choreographer Brian Thomas, and many inspirational musical artists such as Edward  Martin, Jason Moran and Meshell NdegeOcello. Adelita taught contemporary and contemporary jazz/latin jazz in NYC's most prestigious dance centers including Joffery Ballet School/Jazz & Contemporary Staff NYC Summer Intensive, Peridance Capezio Center, Steps on Broadway, Dance New Amsterdam and Broadway Dance Center.

Adelita briefly relocated back to the Dallas-Forth Worth metroplex from 2014-2016, where she shared her diverse knowledge of dance, anatomy for dancers and nutrition for dancers in multiple studios throughout the DFW metroplex. She is thrilled to be back in NYC training, rehearsing and performing with talented and inspirational artists. Check out the calendar for upcoming shows. 

 

Adelita earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (cum laude) from Texas Woman’s University, while serving as class president. In addition to her professional dance career, Adelita is a registered nurse, working at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center. She has been a nurse since 2005 and is currently with working the dedicated Neurosurgery department, outpatient. This unique perspective on life has proven to give a deep appreciation for the gift of performing arts.