Juliana Spínola Marcili

Sao Paulo, Brazil



_ CEO & Founder of La Pacha Apapacha.

_ Director and performer at Yenomadas (NYC).



2010-2015: Full Academic Degree in Art Education with emphasis on Performing Arts –Universidade de São Paulo (USP, Brazil)

2014-2015: Academic scholarship on Dramatic Literature and Theater – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM, México)

2020: Acting Method for Film with Fatima Toledo (BRA)

2015: Diploma Studies in Thai Yoga Massage – ITM School of Massage from Thailand

2008-2009: Technique graduation in Acting – Celia Helena School of Theater


Worked with several artists from Italy, Holland, Mexico, Brazil and Poland in more than twenty works in the fields of theater, dance and performance. Currently works as an Acting Coach and Casting Director's Assistant for movies and international productions.

In 2019, premiered her piece "Beaut-I?" in New York City with the support of the Brazilian Endowment for the Arts. 

The most relevant works as an actress were Celebrazione - Instabili Vaganti (ITA), A Sketch of New York (US), O filho – Teatro da Vertigem (BRA), Spiritus Mundi VS Aztec Ouroborus – La Pocha Nostra (MEX-EUA), Me apellido Guerra y Dragón de Tierra –  Bardo Teatro México * awarded by FOCAEM, Conaculta (MEX), Open Session – Regula contra Regulam/Raúl Iaiza (POL-ITA), La Pasión de la materia – Alberto Villarreal (MEX), The Dinner – Lot Meijers (HOL).


2019: Panelist at UNFIX NYC. Saint Paul's Church. New York.

2018: Brazilian representative of the international project Rags of Memory, by Instabili Vaganti (ITA).

2017: Speaker at the  2nd Congress Cuerpo, territorio y violencias en nuestra Latinoamérica. CIALC, UNAM, México.

2016: Speaker at the 1st Latin-American Colloquium of research and practices of the dance – VISCESC (Ciudad de México, México)
- Awarded with a scholarship for participating at the Danza Extrema International Festival (Veracruz, México)
2015: Awarded with a scholarship for the Laban studies course – Caleidos Dance Company
2014: Invitation for presenting El Otro (Dir. Juliana Spínola) at the 2nd Latin-American Meeting of body researchers in the cultures (COL)
2013: Premiere of the sole El Otro (Dir. Juliana Spínola) at the International Festival of Apaxco (MEX)
2012: International Festival Dança em Foco (RJ, Brazil), International Festival Vértice Brasil (SC, Brazil)
- Member of the Magdalena’s Project community.


Contemporary dance with Morena Nascimento (BRA), Sayonara Pereira(BRA), Helena Bastos (BRA), Iker Arrue (Basque Country), Penny Baron (AUS), Vicky Cortes (CRA) and many others.
Theater and performance with La Pocha Nostra (EUA/MEX), Raúl Iaiza (POL), Antonio Araujo (BRA), Ana Thomaz – Alexander Technique (BRA), Beth Lopes (BRA), Ricky Seabra (EUA), Alberto Villarreal (MEX), Violeta Luna (MEX) and many others.
Trainings of ballet, jazz, tap, street dance, capoeira, parkour and singing.



Portuguese – Native
Spanish – Fluent
English – Fluent
French and Italian – Basic

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