First-time director Agrelo was born in Cuba when Castro came to power. When she was two years old, her family moved to the United States where she was raised in New York City.
Since the early 1990s, Agrelo had worked predominantly on industrial, promotional and fund-raising films before she co-produced "Smash the Kitty" (2003), a super low-budget indie film starring Jason Ritter. She had also developed art shows and museum installations, as well as directed commercials for Hasbro toys and Off-Broadway plays.
The idea of ordinary children learning ballroom dancing came to her through her friend and co-producer Amy Sewell. After writing a newspaper story about the Tribeca school system's f... Continue Bio >>
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