Mariana is a Journalist, Musician and Dancer who left Brazil in 2015 and moved to Boston to pursue her passions: Arts and Communications. She started at The Dance Complex as a Work Study in 2016 and also was part of the team of Ambassadors. Mariana brings to the Communications team her 13 years of experience working in PR, culture, music, marketing, events and management. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Masters in Cultural Management and her experience includes the development of Portuguese social media and website for the New England Patriots and Strategic Communications plans for companies from Germany (Sennheiser), Czech Republic (AVG), United States (Playphone, Shutterstock and Avid), China (We Chat), Brazil (AES Eletropaulo and Blue Tree Hotels) and Latin America region (Twitter Latam).
Her career as a musician and dancer started when she was 7 years old, with voice, piano, jazz and ballet classes. She specialized in Belting Technique with the renewed Voice Coaches Wilson Gava (Brazil) and Teri Ralston (New York) and worked as a Voice Coach at music schools and theater companies in Brazil. Mariana also studied, performed and taught Ballet, Jazz and Flamenco after a Professional Dance training at Shiva Nataraj Dance School (Brazil).