Mariana Parma is an Actor/ Professional Dancer/ Instructor/ Choreographer. She is an acclaimed performer, featured on stage, tv and film. She is recognized for her passion and versatility in both dance, and acting. She is a graduate from Rutgers University, Douglass College with a BA in Dance and Communication.
Mariana had the great fortune of booking her first feature film role in “Random Hearts,” directed by the late Sidney Pollack starring Harrison Ford. Her theater credits include Tango Fever, Evita, Swing: The Musical, Swango, Tango Por Ellos, Tango Connection, Romulo Larrea’s Tango 1st Century, Roxanna’s Tango, Glamour Tango, and numerous Tango and theater productions partnering with leading Tango dancers.
As a choreographer, Mariana Parma, has choreographed a major Parle commercial in Mumbai, India, starring Bollywood star Roshan Hrithik. She taught and choreographed Chita Rivera in tango, and choreographed the China tour of Glamour Tango, an all women’s Tango show created by Polly Ferman.
Mariana Parma is the recipient of the 2019 St. Louis Circle Award for Outstanding Achievement for Choreography for the production “Evita”, Hola Award for Outstanding Achievement for Choreography for the production “Tango Fever”. She has coached the legendary Tommy Tune, and many other well known choreographers in tango. She is also the USA Tango Champion, in Tango Salon, and a Semi-Finalist in the Mundial de Baile de Tango, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Mariana is available for Private Lessons. Schedule one today!