Born and raised in Miami, Susie earned her B.F.A in Dance from New World School of the Arts/University of Florida. While attending school, she was chosen to be part of the Miami Heat Dancers where she danced and choreographed for 6 years (2002-2008). Today, the Heat organization holds a special place in Susie’s heart as she continues to guest choreograph for the Miami Heat Dancers and eagerly holds a Championship ring.
Susie became the assistant choreographer for the Marlin Mermaids in 2004. She always loved the stage, live performances, and she has performed with various artists such as Chino y Nacho, Daddy Yankee, Chayanne, Kanye West, Jamie Foxx, Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Will Smith, Chris Brown and more. Additionally, she toured with Shakira as part of the “Oral Fixation” Tour.
Apart from the American Entertainment Industry, Susie is very involved in the Latin Market being the assistant choreographer for various award shows including Latin Grammys, Premio Lo Nuestro & Alma Awards. You may also recognize her from the FOX hit T.V. show “So You Think You Can Dance” where she was Top 20 in Season 4, as well as, the movie “Rock of Ages” that released in the summer of 2012 where she had the opportunity to work with Mia Michaels and Director Adam Shankman. Lastly, a performing appearance in “Dancing with the Stars” as choreographed by Mia Michaels.
Susie is the proud Owner and Creative Director of Show Stopper Dance Studio, where she directs the program to its entirety as well as the studio's dance company.