Photo: Claudio Marcotulli

Photo: Claudio Marcotulli

Roxana Barba is a Miami-based performer and dance maker whose practice incorporates interdisciplinary uses of dance, film and video.

She pursued undergraduate visual arts studies in her native Perú prior to receiving her BFA in Dance from New World School of the Arts (Miami, Florida). Her work references spiritual dislocation, resilience, turbulent beauty and the hidden.

Roxana’s choreography has been presented by Perez Art Museum (PAMM), Miami Light Project, Women in Dance Leadership Conference (NYU), Miami Performance International Festival and La Quiñoera, Mexico. Her first dance film, Heron (2017), premiered on the same day at the Perez Art Museum during ScreenDance Miami and NYU Tisch School of the Arts as part of Women in Dance Leadership Conference. She is also the producer of Zenú (2018), an experimental short film selected by 36th Miami International Film Festival.

Roxana has also led roles in arts management first as Community Program Manager with Arts for Learning and presently as Projects Administrator with Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs Department.