Adriana is an exceptional performer and choreographer with over 25 years’ experience in choreography, dance performance, training and teaching worldwide. Adriana lives and breathes the sheer joy and uplifting power of dance. Originally from São Paulo, Brazil, she has studied with and worked as lead dancer and teacher for Meninos do Morumbi and performed with different samba Schools in São Paulo during Carnival.
Now based in Manchester, UK, she works with organisations like Global Grooves, developing the music and dance scene in the northwest and beyond. She has vast experience in working on large community projects and Carnivals including choreographies for all levels and ages. A truly international artist, Adriana regularly teaches and performs all over the world. Her most recent research and teaching trips include: Nigeria, The Gambia, Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago, Singapore, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Adriana’s talent, passion and energy for dance and movement is infectious and believes ‘it’s all about letting the rhythms move you and celebrating life in a Brazilian way!’