Performing Arts
Graciela  Acedo

Graciela Acedo

Adjunct Professor, Dance

Ballet teacher and choreographer. Has a performing arts BFA, a Methodology and Pedagogy Certificate of Cuban syllabus, USF grant recipient. 

Trained in Caracas and at Boston Ballet with a government scholarship and a Harkness Ballet Internship. Performed the classics with Ballet Teresa Carreño sharing the stage with, Rudolf Nureyev, Fernando Bujones and Julio Boca. Ballet Nuevo Mundo de Caracas former principal dancer worked with choreographers Judith Jamison, Ulises Dove, John Butler, Elisa Monte, Dennis Nahat, Choo San Goh, Donald Mackayle, performed in South America, US, Europe and Asia. Former Oakland ballet dancer and teacher. 

Faculty member of USF, School of the Arts, Ayako, Berkeley ballet, Diablo (pre-professional program). Created the ballet curriculum for Dance Attack. Western Ballet former Associated Director, Dance Theater of SF (summer programs Assistant director). Napoles Ballet mistress, guess teacher at America's Ballet in Florida, Ballet de las Americas in Venezuela.  Has judged ballet competitions.