EVA MARIE GUZMAN has a diverse dance background, having studied ballet, modern dance, and African dance with Alpha Omega in NYC. Under the directorship of Ron Pratt and Dolores Vanison, she performed with the touring dance company at the Lincoln Center Outdoor Festival as well as many other locations around NYC. She continued her dance education, choreographic, and teaching experience at Adelphi University Performing Arts Department.
Eva received her early training in the Vaganova style of ballet from Anna Pascual, a dancer from the "Cuban National Ballet". She later continued her studies with Norman Walker, who studied and performed with great pioneers of modern dance such as Martha Graham. Some of her other teachers have included Rochelle Zide-Booth, a principle dancer with Ballet Russe, and Laurence Hightower, a well respected teacher of the Cecchetti style ballet.
Eva taught ballet at Center Stage Dance and Theatre School in New Jersey for twenty-five years and was the director of their Ballet Ensemble. During her teachings with the Ballet Ensemble, she had the pleasure of directing and coaching a group of pre-professional dancers. Some of these dancers went on to place in the finals at Youth America Grand Prix. Eva was also the director of Center Stage Dance camp, a summer program for children ages 5-10.