VSPAC | YARITZA YAEZ
Yaritza was born and raised in NYC and has been a VSPAC faculty member since the age of 16. She began studying dance at the age of 6 at the Vicky’s Simegiatos Performing Arts Center. Yaritza then went on to major in dance and graduate from the prestigious Fiorela H. LaGuardia High School of Music, Art & the Performing Arts in NYC. Throughout her dance career, Yaritza has had the opportunity to study ballet, tap, jazz, modern, lyrical, pointe and salsa for 17 years. She also had the opportunity to dance under the direction and guidance of high profile masters such as Deborah Zall and Elisa King. Inclusively, Yaritza has performed in the VSPAC recitals and Nutcracker in addition to competing in numerous award winning competitions.
Her teaching experience began at the age of 16 when she was asked to become an assistant teacher. Over the past 10 years, Yaritza has continued to pass on her technique and inspiration to many young, talented dancers and will continue to do so over the many years to come.