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Mariana Parma is an Actor/ Dancer/ Instructor/ Choreographer, and Bilingual- Spanish/ English speaker based in NYC. She is a graduate from Rutgers University, Douglass College with a BA in Dance and Communication.  

She was born in NYC, & raised in New Jersey, by her Uruguayan parents. She is a Jersey girl at heart, with very strong ties to her South American, Uruguayan roots.

She had the great fortune of  booking her first featured film role in "Random Hearts," directed by the late Sidney Pollack starring Harrison Ford. And can be seen on TV hit shows like, "New Amsterdam" & "F.B.I"., As a Dancer, her experience in the realm of Argentine Tango is vast and she has spun in stilettos, in NBC's hit series, "The Blacklist", national commercials, and within such theatrical venues as City Center, Lincoln Center, and abroad.

As an Instructor, she specializes in Argentine Tango and Salsa. She has trained legendaries in the fundamentals of Argentine Tango, including Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune, and Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan. As a Choreographer, she has choreographed for commercials, well-revered composers and orchestras, including a China tour of the production “Glamour Tango”.

Mariana Parma’s latest endeavor , her first short film, “El Montage", written, produced, and Starred in, premiered in 15 film festivals in the US and abroad, along with receiving Best Narrative, Best Original Music, Best Direction, and Best Choreography. 

*Awarded, the St. Louis Circle Award of outstanding choreographer for Evita the musical, at St. Louis Rep., HOLA award for outstanding achievement for choreography for “Tango Fever", & the USA Tango Champion.  


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