A native Texan, Monica began her training in ballet, jazz and flamenco at the age of eight. After graduating high school she moved to Philadelphia to study dance at the University of the Arts. Soon after, she moved to Chicago to complete scholarships at the Gus Giordano and Hubbard Street dance companies. Grounded in ballet and jazz, she is also versed in ballroom, salsa, and tango.
Since moving to Los Angeles she has appeared in numerous T.V. shows, commercials and live shows including Alias, Lollapalloza, Paris by Night and Dr. Phil. She has won several salsa contests and has traveled extensively worldwide as a teacher and performer. Recently, she assisted Fatima Robinson on the new Miami Vice film starring Colin Farrell and was cast for a second time in Cola-cola’s Fanta campaign as “Sophia”.