Alicia graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and a minor in Theatre Arts from Weber State University where she was awarded the Outstanding Choreographer Award, the Outstanding Graduating Senior in Dance Award and was the first dance major to receive Departmental Honors in Performing Arts. She has training in many forms of modern technique including Limón, Gaga, Graham, and Cunningham. Alicia also has extensive training in ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, and hip hop. In 2018, Alicia received the Audience Choice Award at the Red Rock Dance Festival for her choreography titled, "Gaslighting Blatherskites". Alicia is currently a dancer with Cat + Fish Dances, an instructor for Ballet West's I•CAN•DO arts in education program, an adjunct performing arts instructor at Weber State University, on faculty at Groove the Academy, and is the Co-Founder for Meraki Dance Theatre. Alicia has performed professionally as a dancer with the Utah Opera, Repertory Dance Theatre (SLC, UT), BRINE (SLC, UT), Rafael Dance, Kairos Dance Company of LA, Wasatch Collective Dancers, at Creators Grid and Mudson, and guest performed at the College of Southern Nevada. She has presented her own choreography at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in Salt Lake City, the Dance Mission Theatre in San Francisco, California, the College of Southern Nevada, as well as the Dance in the Desert Festival (Las Vegas, NV), Red Rock Dance Festival (St. George, UT) and Rocky Mountain Choreography Festival (Ogden, UT). “Not Alone”, a duet that she co-choreographed with Carrie Lee Miles took the 2nd Place Judges Choice Award at the 2015 Rocky Mountain Choreography Festival. She served on the Board of Directors for the Utah Dance Education Organization for two years as the Professional Development Director, and has been a guest choreographer and teacher for several schools along the Wasatch Front. Alicia has a great love for dance, and enjoys sharing it through performing, choreographing, and teaching dance.