Diversity of Dance Company Member - Modern
Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Manuela attended and trained at Talent Unlimited High School, The Martha Graham School, and Ballet Hispanico. She received her BFA in Dance from Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus in 2010, along with a minor in Psychology. Manuela has been a member of Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, Amalgamate Dance Company and MoveWorks Dance. She has been a guest artist with Perceptions Contemporary Dance, Maverick Dance Experience, Eva Dean Dance Company and INSPIRIT Dance Company and has freelanced with many artists including Fredrick Earl Mosley, Matthew Rushing, Troy Powell, Clifton Brown, Nathan Trice, Sandra Parks among others. She is currently the rehearsal director for Augusto Soledade Brazzdance in Miami who she has danced with since 2013. In addition to her dance career, Manuela is also a certified Yoga and Pilates instructor and an administrative assistant for Earl Mosley’s Diversity of Dance, Inc. year round.