Inspiración Flamenca



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Born in New Mexico, Julia was raised in Arizona. She holds a BFA in Dance (magna cum laude) and BS in Anthropology from the University of New Mexico, an MFA in Dance and MA in Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership from Arizona State University, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Theatre & Performance of the Americas. She received a JEDI award from the ASU Graduate & Professional Student Association in 2021 for her work in advancing justice, equity, diversity and inclusion through advocacy and research and was recognized as a Notable Graduate Student upon completing her master’s degrees in 2022. Chacon has shared the stage with master artists Jose Galván, María Benítez, Carmen Ledesma, José Méndez and many others. She founded Flamenco Theatre (formerly Inspiración Flamenca) in Santa Fe, NM in 2008. Her flamenco influences include el Ciro, Manuel Reyes, and Rafaela Carrasco, with whom she studied at the Amor de Dios school in Madrid; José Galván, with whom she studied and performed extensively in Seville; U.S.