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Mariana Oliveira - Choreographer and Ballet Instructor

Originally from Brazil, Mariana Oliveira created over 30 choreographic works for dance organizations across the U.S. such as the New York City Ballet Choreographic Institute, Joffrey Ballet Academy, Ballet West Academy, Kansas City Ballet, Carolina Ballet, BalletX, Ballet Memphis, Richmond Ballet, Dayton Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Madison Ballet, National Choreographers Initiative, Ballet Arkansas, American Midwest Ballet, Chicago Repertory Ballet, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, The University of Oklahoma School of Dance, among others.

Oliveira is the recipient of the NYU Center for Ballet and the Arts Fellowship, as well the Kansas University Choreographic Fellowship. In 2015, Mariana was nominated for the World Choreography Awards in Los Angeles.

Oliveira is the founder of The Union Project Dance Company, and her works were presented at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, McCallum Theatre Choreography Festival, LA Dance Festival, Tribeca Performing Arts, Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, among others.

Oliveira studied at the Royal Academy of Dance in Brazil and London, and was a trainee dancer with the National Dance Company of Wales and Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami.

 Website: http://www.marianaoliveira.net

Video Channel: https://vimeo.com/tupdance