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Paulette Beauchamp

Choreographer and dancer.

Founded DanzActiva in 1997. Graduate of State University of New York at Purchase. She has danced classical repertory with Ballet Concierto of Puerto Rico and modern repertory with Sarah Stackhouse and Kevin Wynn from the José Limón Dance Company.


In her personal choreographic search, Paulette finds rhythmic richness, gesture and color in influences as varied as her own Afro-Caribbean culture, classical ballet, contemporary dance, the contrasting drama of ancient Japanese tradition, and other styles of theater that include illusions and masks..

"No es Noh"
Encuentro DanzActiva

DanzActiva is a dance company that features Paulette Beauchamp as choreographer and dancer, with the participation of invited guest artists.

At present Danzactiva's repertoire includes multimedia presentations: Encuentro, Winner ACE AWARD NY, Best Musical Production of the Year, 2003. Mi Puerto Rico Tuyo ,De Paseo y Bamboleo and Danzas de la Tierra with original music commissioned to Puerto Rican composers

Paulette with Rebecca Canchani (cortesy of Ballet Concierto) in Mi Puerto Rico Tuyo

(Mi Puerto Rico Tuyo was made possible in part by a grant from The National Endowment for the Arts. and sponsered by The San Juan Municipal Govt Paseo y Bamboleo was sponsored by el Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña

In 1998 Paulette begins this
very special project,
first of it's kind in Puerto Rico.
Bomba Libre
Fiestas de San Sebastian
Bomba Libre de Norte a Sur 

Began in March of 1998, as an invitation to young people with Down Syndrome to participate in free dance workshops in the DanzActiva School of Dance, directed by Paulette Beauchamp.

Since then, the group has successfully performed to diverse audiences receiving standing ovations wherever they go.

Performing along side professional musicians and dancers, participants develop their artisticand social potential

They premiered their show "Bomba Libre, de norte a sur" with the renowned bomba group Paracumbe and were praised for ther participation in de Las Fiestas de San Sebastian, 2000



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