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OUR FACULTY

ALESSANDRA MARMO

Venezuelan actor, writer, psychologist, and Emmy winner producer. Her training include DSOA and FSU in Florida, and  Gray Studios, and Stella Adler in Los Angeles. Alessandra has also had leading roles in several commercials and short films, she has written and performed her own plays at the LA Brisk Theatre Festival, and participated in other festivals like The Dances with Films Festival. IN 2022 her first feature film, “Would You Dine With Me?,” came out on Amazon Prime and Tubi TV. 

She worked for Disney Channel, CW, and Univision. Also worked in post production for the blockbuster films “Fury” and “Aloha”.

She won her first Emmy because of her outstanding work in Univision’s “LAnzate” show.

AMANDA MARBAN

Bachelor of Art in Interdisciplinary Humanities . Theatre Concentration. Florida State University. 

 

Amanda works as an actress in several plays, as a props Manager in School of Theatre and as Director at Rogue Productions.

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MARIA ZAPATA

Venezuelan children’s Choreographer/Dance Professor with 40 years of experience with a

focus in Arts.

Studies at Hochelaga Institute in

Montreal, Canada concentrating in modern dance studies. Founder in 1980 of Maria Zapata Escuela de Danza where thousands of children in the

community attended over the years.

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LILI RENTERIA

Founder of The Academy of Arts and Mind, actress, teacher, director and producer. 40 years of experience. Graduated from the Higher institute of Arts and from the National School of Arts of Cuba. Actress and Director.

JUAN BOTERO

Botero’s work can be seen all over the entertainment buisness -- concerts, album covers, television shows, magazines and even celebrities' Instagram pages, in addition to weddings and portraits around the world. 

Some of his most notable work comes from being J Balvin’s personal photographer and “La Familia Tour” photographer in 2015-2016. Fonseca’s “Ilusion Tour” in 2013, where he was each tour’s official photographer and videographer, as well as from behind the scenes of multiple Nickelodeon shows: Talia in the Kitchen, Toni la Chef, I Am Frankie and Vikki RPM.

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DERRICK  FIGUERMAN

FIU Programming and Computer Engineering student.
Specialized in Data Programing, computational thinking and data analysis techniques.

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