Former member of DBDT: Encore!
A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Carmen began her pre-professional training at the Jacksonville Center for the arts and the Douglas Anderson School of the arts. She is a 2018 graduate of SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance, and a minor in Arts Management. Carmen has performed works by Martha Graham, Christopher L. Huggins, Ronnie Harris, Katarzyna Skarpetowska, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Kameron N. Saunders, Elisa Monte, Hope Boykin, and many more. She has completed intensives at The Ailey School, Dance Italia, Movement Invention Project, Bates Dance Festival, and Dallas Black Dance Theatre. She has performed at the Kuandu Arts Festival in Taipei Taiwan, New York Live Arts, New York City Center, and Peridance Capezio Center. Carmen joined Dallas Black Dance Theatre in 2021.