Gabriela started studying classical ballet at the age of 7, at The School of the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro - Maria Olenewa State Dance School. While being a student, she represented Brazil at the Youth American Grand Prix In New York. She also trained at the Lyceu Dance School in Rio de Janeiro. She has participated in several festivals placing in second place at the “Passo de Arte” competition in Idaiatuba -Sao Paulo, and the Seminario Internacional de Danca de Brasilia in both Modern and Ballet. She has been a member of the Brazilian Conservatory of Dance, Urbanus Triple Dance and the Cia. Brasileira de Ballet, performing in Brazil and touring to Israel and Colombia. This is Gabriela’s first season with HDG.