FPAC – Fairmount Performing Arts Conservatory
 
  MARIANA PEREZ, Fairmount School of Dance Director -
 
 

Mariana Pérez started dancing at the age of four following the Royal Academy of Dance Curriculum, which she concluded including the Solo Seal Award. In 2013 she moved to New York City to continue her training at the Joffrey Ballet School. After two years as a trainee, she was invited to join the school’s performance group, where she was given the opportunity to perform nationally and internationally. Mariana has performed soloist and principal roles in ballets such as Swan Lake, Spring Waters, Suite Saint-Saens, The Nutcracker, Balanchine’s’ Walpurgisnacht and Valse Fantaise amongst others. She has worked directly with choreographers such as Gabrielle Lamb, Desmond Richardson and Tyler Gilstrap. Mariana danced with Verb Ballets in the 2017-2018 season.