Silvana Cardell is a choreographer, dancer and, educator, whose choreographic impulses are defined by her experience as an Argentine expatriate living, working, and raising a family in the United States. Currently she directs Cardell Dance Theater, which she founded in 2002, and the dance program at Georgian Court University. Formerly, she co-directed Group Motion Dance Theater. Cardell has an extensive history as an artist and producer in Latin America. She was a dancer with the Adriana Coll Dance Company in Buenos Aires, founded Armar Danza Teatro in Buenos Aires, and was a founding member of CoCoA-Datei, a nonprofit organization devoted to developing dance in Argentina. She has received the prestigious Latin American award in choreography from Fundacion Antorchas. Cardell holds a BFA in dance from The University of the Arts and an MFA in choreography from Temple University, both in Philadelphia.