Gabriella Curi Biography

Gabriela Curi is a multi-talented film, TV and stage actress, a dancer/entertainer and spiritual healer/practitioner.

She has appeared in movies, TV shows and commercials and has performed on stage in New York, Miami, Brazil and Peru.

She speaks English, Portugese, French and Spanish.

Recent

Gabriella's most recent accomplishments include being the artistic director of the international Brazilian - Peruvian Music Festival!

She was also part of the image campaign of this festival, appearing in promotional media, and she directed the dance department for the festival. She will also perform these duties in 2014.

Additionally, Gabriella served as Social Media Coordinator and Cultural Manager of the National Project of Sports, Arts, Culture and Entertainment for People with Disabilities and Autism in Peru. She holds this position through 2015.

Acting

Gabriella's recent film career includes the lead role in the new film from Manta Productions "Queen of Carnaval" now in preproduction, the role of archaelogist in director Edwin William Leyva's documentary "Caral", the role of Lesbian Ghost in director Gisella Barthe's short film "La Marea" and the short film "Fenix," currently in post-production. Her film work in New York includes "Psychoanalysis" and many short films at the New York Film Academy and in Miami.

Gabriella has starred in two Brazilian short films, "Comercio" and "A Promesa" and was a celebrated Samba dancer in the Telemundo Thanksgiving Day parade.

She did modeling in Bahia and Miami.

Gabriella's recent television work includes roles as Afra Gypsy and Vampire in Cesar Torres upcoming project called Quivilla, Vampires TV series.

Gabriella loves to learn and perform and has studied extensively. She has a degree in Mass Media/Communications/Performace from the University of Lima (Peru). Her acting studies have included the prestigious New York Film Academy where she worked and studied with many leading performers.

Dance

One of Gabriella's passions is Dance. Gabriella has studied and performed dance passionately since she was a small girl. She loves the genre and it loves her. Her beauty and energy are transmitted to the viewer's senses. Few people can bring a dance to life as she can and transmit the power and energy and spirituality of a performance to her audience.

Gabriella has studied at the Peridance Capezio Center, Broadway Dance Center and Djoniba Centre in New York and the Escola de Dança da Funceb in Brazil.

She has performed extensively on stage in New York, Brazil and Miami, appearing with the Ginga Da Bahia, Ogans in York and Esencia dance groups in New York and in many other dance roles in Brazil and Miami.

More recently, she has studied at the Broadway Dance Center and has been coached by Ned Williams in New York and Stewart Salomon in Miami. Gabriella is an expert in every type of Latin dance and can teach it as well. Additionally, she has training and experience in Ballet, Contemporary, Hip-hop, and ballroom dancing styles.

Yoga

In addition to being an ultra-talented actress, dancer and performer, Gabriela also has a softer, spiritual side. She is a yoga practicioner/instructor, a breathing therapist, an Ayurvedic practicioner and Healer and is a Transformational Life-Health-Fitness consultant and HOLiSTIC instructor.

Gabriella is Latin-American Coordinator and Organizer of Vinyasa Krama Yoga Teacher Training. She has produced several classes in 2012 and 2013 and is organizing and planning events for 2014 and 2015 at this time.

Gabriella is certified as an International Personal Trainer specializing in muscle techniques and fitness marketing. She is also a certified Nutritionist, an Ayurveda Practitioner and an active meditator and healer.

Gabriella has just launched a workout and healthy life style program "The Live Longer Now System" that combines movement, meditation, and diet to achieve substantial life style changes.

Gabriella is on the brink of launching a fashion line that will reflect her tastes in clothes design.

Gabriella is a sharp business person and loves to give back to the community and is currently the Latin-American program coordinator for "Teen Heroes" – an international effort to bring meaning to teens lives around the world.


Resumé

PHYSICAL

HT - 5´ 2”

HAIR – DARK BROWN

WT - 99 LBS

EYES – BROWN

FILM

QUEEN OF CARNAVAL -- LEAD -- MANTA PRODUCTIONS MEN WITH COM -- (FILM IN PREPARATION) -- MIAMI

FENIX -- LEAD -- PREMIER PRODUCTIONS (FENIX) -- (UN - CUT) (SHORT - FILM) -- LIMA, PERU)

CELLAR -- FLORENCE (FRENCH WAITRESS) -- BONE FILM (STEVE STASO) -- NEW YORK

PSYCHOANALYSIS -- SEXY KILLER -- NY FILM ACADEMY -- (SHORT FILM) -- NEW YORK

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD -- LEAD -- NY FILM ACADEMY -- (SHORT FILM) -- NEW YORK

CUT HEART -- SEXY LESBIAN -- NY FILM ACADEMY -- (SHORT FILM) -- NEW YORK

BLUE SKY -- SEXY TRANSEXUAL -- MEW WITH COM -- (SHORT FILM) -- MIAMI

TELEVISION

COMERCIO -- PROSTITUTE (SUPPORTING ACTRESS) -- (TV SERIES) -- BAHIA, BRAZIL

A PROMESA -- YOUNG DANCER -- (TV SERIES) -- BAHIA-BRAZIL

THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE -- SAMBA DANCER -- (TELEMUNDO) -- MIAMI

TV COMMERCIALS

PT POLITICAL CAMPAIGN -- UNIVERSITY STUDENT -- BERIMBAO PRODUCTIONS -- BRAZIL

AIDS PUBLIC SERVICE -- SPOKESPERSON -- TV -- BAHIA, BRAZIL

MUSIC VIDEOS

GERONIMO: AIRO -- RITUAL DANCER -- TRAPICHE PRODUCTIONS -- BRAZIL

GERONIMO:D´OXUM -- RITUAL DANCER -- BERIMBA PRODUCTIONS -- BRAZIL

OLODUM REQUEBRA -- SAMBA REGGUE DANCE -- UFBA -- BRAZIL

AFRODISIACO: ´YA´E -- AFRO-BRAZILIAN DANCER -- 3 X 4 PRODUCTIONS --BRAZIL

SARITA: MAS PODER -- BEAUTY SHOW WINNER -- UNIVERSIDAD -- LIMA, PERU

PERFORMANCE

GINGA DA BAHIA -- AFRO–BRAZILIAN DANCER -- NEW YORK DANCE COMPANY

OGANS COMPANY -- SAMBA DANCER -- NEW YORK DANCE COMPANY

ESENCIA -- CONTEMPORARY ORIXA -- NEW YORK -- DANCE COMPANY

GABRIELA -- YOUNG COUNTRY GIRL -- THEATRE LUIS XVIII --BAHIA, BRAZIL

MUZENZA -- AFRO-RITUAL DANCER -- PRACA PEDRO ARCANGEL

XANGO -- AFRO-RITUAL DANCER -- ESCADA PAGADOR DE PROMESAS -- BAHIA,BRAZIL

TIMBALADA -- CARNAVAL DANCER -- TIMBA LADA -- BRAZIL

PAULO GUALANO -- SAMBA DANCER -- INTERNATIONAL TOURING COMPANY -- MIAMI

MANGOS TROPICAL CAFÉ -- LATIN-SAMBA DANCER -- MIAMI BEACH

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF LIMA -- BA MASS MEDIA COMUNICATIONS AND PERFORMING ARTS (1996-2000) -- LIMA, PERU

NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY -- BROADWAY DANCE CENTER -- BALLET AND ACTING FOR FILM -- NEW YORK

DJONIVA DANCE CENTER -- AFRICAN HAITIAN DANCES AND CAPOEIRA -- NEW YORK

NED WILLIAMS (BROADWAY DANCE COACH) -- DUNHAM TECHNIQUE -- NEW YORK

TIBA CAPOEIRA -- CAPOEIRA -- NEW YORK

KIKI DA BAHIA -- CAPOEIRA -- NEW YORK

STEWART SALOMON -- IMPROVISATION FULL–COMBAT MOVEMENT -- MIAMI

FIRE–FLY -- STRENGTH STRETCH (CIRCUS) -- NEW YORK

PERIDANCE CENTER -- YOGA, PILATES, CONTEMPORARY DANCE -- NEW YORK

BLADE -- HIP–HOP (SCHOOL) -- NEW YORK

RUSSLAN KLEYTMAN (PRIVATE COACH) -- YOGA ARTS -- MIAMI

LOREN RUSSO -- YIVAMUKTI YOGA -- MIAMI

UNIVERSITY FEDERAL OF BAHIA -- SAMBA ORIXAS DANCE, MACULELE, PAGODE -- SALVADOR, BRAZIL

FUNCEB VERA SANTOS PAQUITO TEACHER -- AXE, AFRO BRAZILIAN DANCES, SAMBA ORIXAS DANCE, LAMBADA -- SALVADOR, BRAZIL

DAVID DE DANTIAGO -- BALROOM DANCES -- SALVADOR, BRAZIL

MESTRE BIMBA SCHOOL -- CAPOERIA -- SALVADOR, BRAZIL

NUA SANTOS (VOCAL COACH) -- SINGING -- SALVADOR, BRAZIL

ALEXSANDRO SOUSA SANTOS (PRIVATE COACH; ,Ile Aye Main Dancer) -- ORIXAS DANCE AFRO – TECHNIQUE -- SALVADOR, BRAZIL

SPECIAL SKILLS

ENGLISH, PORTUGUESE, AND SPANISH

MULTIFACETED ARTIST, HIGHLY EXPERIENCED, TRANSFORMATIONAL LIFE HEALTH-FITNESS CONSULTANT

LOVE THE INNER PROCESS OF CREATIONS IN ALL KIND OF FORMS DANCE, ART, FASHION, DRUMMS, YOGA

SPIRITUAL BUT VERY REALIS TIC PERSON AT THE SAME TIME YOGIC-ARTS PRACTICIONER, PILATES, RUNNIG, STRETCHING,

BREATHING THERAPYST

AFRO-BRAZILIAN DANCER

POSTURE AND BODY CONTROL

GOOD MARTIAL ARTS LOOK

BURLESQUE ENTERTEINER

AYURVEDA PRACTITIONER

HEALER

ORGANIZED VINYASA KRAMA YOGA EVENT IN FEBRUARY AND APRIL 2013 (AGENT REPRESENTATIVE)

LATIN AMERICAN PROGRAM COORDINATOR FOR TEEN HEROES , teen social- emotional wellness education and crisis intervention platfom


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