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LUANA ESPINDOLA

Luana Espindola

Luana Espíndola born in Brazil, is a dancer, teacher and choreographer.

She is artistic director of Instituto de Orientação Artística - IOA Dança, since 2009.

She worked at Kadwah Grupo de Dança under the direction of Edy Wilson, and Raça Cia de Dança (São Paulo) under the direction of Roseli Rodrigues.

She has toured all over Brazil, with important works such as: “Novos Ventos”, “Tango Sob Dois Olhares”, “Caminho da Seda” e “Cartas Brasileiras”.

Her curriculum also includes Grupo Divinadança, directed by Andrea Pivatto, with the work "Porto In-seguro", several works by the choreographer Ricardo Scheir, highlighting the award winning duo "Segundo Toque”.

As a choreographer and dancer, Luana Espíndola won awards at the most important festivals in Brazil and abroad (Gold medal Tanzolymp). She attended courses in New York and taught courses in Germany and Belgium.

In 2012, she was voted Best Ballerina at the 30th Festival de Dança de Joinville. (Biggest International dance competition of the world acording The Guiness book of records). In 2014, she received the prize of Choreographer Revelation of the 32nd Festival de Dança de Joinville.

She also participated in the Lyon Biennale in France.

Since 2013 she participates in the Congresso Internacional de Jazz Dance. 2016, and 2017 she taught masterclasses in the same event.

She is a choreographer, teacher and judge in various Dance events in Brazil and abroad.

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