Meet the Director

ANGELA ROSALES CHALLIS

Angela, a Dance Educator and a Filmmaker, is originally from Cochabamba, Bolivia.  She graduated from Brigham Young University in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in Dance Education. She was a member of Kinnect in 2003. After graduation, she was a BTS dance specialist in the elementary schools for several years. In 2014, she got the “Utah Art Educator of the Year Award” and in 2015 she got the “Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Education.” 

In 2018, she graduated from the University of Utah with an MFA in Film and Media Arts and a certificate in Screendance. Her films have screened all over the U.S. as well as in Argentina, Bolivia, Greece, and Ireland. Her films have won awards from Audience Choice Award, 2ndPlace, to Best of Fest. Angela has two passions: dance and film. She strongly believes in the power of the arts.