Fábio Mariano

Corpo de Baile Campos dos Goytacazes (2014-2016)
Atlantic City Ballet (2016-2017)
Collage Dance Collective (2017-present)

FÁBIO MARIANO was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and started dancing when he was 14 years old. He trained at Maria Olenewa Dance School and performed in big productions of ballet and opera at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, such as The Nutcracker, The Rite of Spring, Aida and Marguerite & Armand. Taught by renowned Brazilian and Russian teachers from Kirov Ballet, he graduated in 2014. In Brazil, he performed classical and contemporary works by different choreographers with Caetano Cia. De Dança, directed by Thiago Caetano and Companhia Jovem de Ballet do Rio de Janeiro, directed by Dalal Achcar and Marisa Estrella. Fábio joined Corpo de Baile Campos dos Goytacazes in 2014, where he performed classical and contemporary works. He also choreographed a contemporary ballet for the company. In 2016, he moved to the U.S. to join Atlantic City Ballet (NJ) and performed soloist and leading roles in full length productions of The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Dracula and Carmen. Aside from dancing, Mr. Mariano has been a ballet teacher for more than 10 years. In 2020, he co-founded the online platform Blacks in Ballet alongside Ingrid Silva and Ruan Galdino to highlight ballet dancers of color. Fábio Mariano has been an artist with Collage Dance since 2017 and is in his seventh season.


Fábio Mariano, Collage Dance Collective

Fábio Mariano | "You only see what your eyes want to see. How can life be what you want it to be?! You're frozen when your heart's not open." ... | Instagram

See also:

Meet Fábio Mariano, Canvas Rebel
How Collage Dance Collective’s Fábio Mariano Weaves Together Careers in Ballet and Crocheting, Pointe Magazine

Video links:

Fabio Mariano – Interview

Social media:

Instagram @fabiocmariano

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