Griselle Ponce is a professional dancer, dance Instructor, choreographer and actress. This Newark native and resident started her career winning the title of Ms. Teen Puerto Rico 1995. The following year, she booked a gig on Telemundo network’s Sabado47 as a dancer and co-host.

Over the years, Ponce has worked in TV and film as a dancer, including working with Spike Lee and Rosie Perez. Recently, she showcased her talent in the movie Shine where she was brought on as a choreographer. The film was screened at Newark’s CityPlex 12 last October.

Ponce has traveled the world since the age of 20, bringing dance with her to every continent. But she’s excited about the growing film industry in her hometown of Newark. At press time, she was working on a pilot project with Netflix based on her life as a mother, dancer, instructor, and choreographer that will be filmed in Newark.