Patricia “Patty” Huerta, a first generation artist, cultural dance maker, and educator from Los Angeles, California amplifying and uplifting Latinx experiences and Afro-Latin Social Dance forms through community driven dance making.

She received her B.A and M.F.A in Dance and Experimental Choreography from the University of California, Riverside, where she earned The Gluck Fellowship of the Arts, M.F.A. Graduate Fellowship, and UC MEXUS Grant. She has collaborated and presented work at RedCat CalArts Theater, The FORD, Our L.A Voices Grand Park Los Angeles, Oxy Arts, FLACC Festival, Mission Dance Theater, BAM Museum, Highways Performance Space, Human Resources L.A, BlakTinx Dance Festival in Arizona and L.A, and México City.

Patty is a founding member of Primera Generación Dance Collective (@primerageneraciondance), and a board member of Show Box L.A (@showboxla) in Los Angeles.