Originally from Mérida, Venezuela, Gabriela began to dance flamenco in 1998 in the first Flamenco Academy of the city funded by Anny Schon, Color de Triana flamenco Academy. She had the opportunity to participate in the first and second Flamenco Festival of Mérida, where she had the opportunity of taking classes with the recognized choreographer and bailaora (that’s the way you refer to a flamenco dancer) Daniela Tugues. Also, During her years of formation, she has been taking classes and workshops with artists such as Gabriela Reyes ¨La Canela¨, Javier Trujillo, Fabian Gonzalez, Carmen Garza, the Spanish artist Ana Garcia and La Truco who Gabriela shared the stage with, in the show HECHURAS in the city of Mérida.
At the age of 15, she became the youngest instructor of Color de Triana Flamenco academy and joined the dance company, performing on regional and national stages. In 2014 the company received second place in Los Premios Torbellino Flamenco in the city of Caracas. In 2015, she moved to the city of Panama where she joined Anita Loynaz Academy participating in different events. In 2016 she moved to Columbus and later became one of the instructors of Ballroom and Latin dance in Arthur Murray Dance Studio. In 2022 she was selected to participate in the USA Flamenco Certamen in NYC. Currently, she is focusing on her flamenco roots, training with recognized Spanish artists like Patricia Guerrero, Marco Flores and Sara Martin, as part of "El Programa de formacion de maestros" (The Flamenco instructor training program). In September 2023 she partnered with Opera Columbus for the production of "Carmen", participating in the cast as a flamenco dancer and choreographer. She continues showing the art of flamenco, performing and expanding the Flamenco practice in Columbus.
the flamenco practice in the city of Columbus and throughout the state of Ohio.
a cultural exchange Grant a space for people of all age to connect with themselves and with others while having fun.
discipline, optimistic mind-set and relaxation through dancing
Make the flamenco dancing a well-known and recognize dancing style in the Ohio area.
Attract not only prospective dancer but a wide diversity of audience.