Polaris Dance Company Apprentice| Hip Hop Instructor
Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and the daughter of Polaris Dance Theatre founders Robert Guitron and Sara Anderson, Xena Guitron began dancing at the age of four. Her training spans multidisciplines including Contemporary, Ballet, Tap, Aerial, Pointe, and Hip Hop. As a child, she began her love for dance at Buckman Elementary under the influence of Chisao Hata and Keith Goodman. As a founding “Polaris Baby”, Xena’s childhood included many cameos in Polaris Dance Theatre productions. In 2013 Xena became a part of the Jefferson Dance training program studying with Steve Gonzalez, Melissa St. Claire and Kristin Bacon. Xena was a founding member of Polaris Dance Theatre’s Junior Company, training and performing under the direction of M’Liss Quinnly for five years. She enjoys working with young students and has been a Polaris camp instructor and teaching assistant since 2011. Xena is currently studying for her undergraduate degree in Psychology.