Alberto J. Arias is a world-renowned freelance dancer and choreographer from Chicago.
He has established himself as a Chicago favorite by performing for companies such as Joseph Holmes Dance Theatre, River North Dance Chicago and Principle dancer with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and has served as the former Ballet Master and Rehearsal Director for Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago. Alberto received a Ruth Page nomination for Outstanding Dancer and was voted Best Dancer 1992 by Chicago Dance Magazine.
He has worked with and for numerous choreographers including: Margo Sappington, Twyla Tharp, Lynn Taylor-Corbett, Lou Conte, James Kadalka, Gwen Vernan, Christopher Chadman and Ellen Werksman’s Dancewerks.
He was Assistant to David Bell in his rendition of the musical Fame and Choreographer for Michael Weber’s "A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Forum" and Assistant Choreographer to Randy Duncan in several works for the Joffrey Ballet and Dance For Life.
Mr. Arias has also assisted international choreographer Daniel Ezralow in “Why Be Extraordinary When You Can Be Yourself” in the Italian regions of Bergamo, Milan, Rome.
Alberto appeared as a Principle dancer in the movie Just Visiting with Christina Applegate and coached Keanu Reeves in the movie The Watcher. He is currently promoting his latest fitness craze dance Latin Groove and Zumba at Chicago Athletic Clubs