Meet Talissa Bavaresco

  Native of Paraná, Brazil and NYC based, Talissa Bavaresco is a Dancer and Choreographer with expertise in Classical Ballet, Jazz and Modern Techniques, as well as Theater and Commercial styles. She was the first Brazilian to graduate from Joffrey Ballet School’s Jazz & Contemporary Program on a four-year merit-scholarship, and furthered her studies for one year at the Apprentice Program at Jennifer Muller/The Works.

  Talissa has performed with dance companies such as Keigwin+Company, Joffrey Ensemble, Humans Collective, Jazz Ain’t Dead, TunanuT and KR3T’S; as well as independent works by Nicole Wolcott, Tyler Gilstrap, Gabrielle Lamb, Patrick O’Brien, Manuel Vignoulle, Mark Caserta and more.

  Commercially, Talissa has performed live with Grammy Award singer Kimbra at the Park Avenue Armory Gala-17’ and was featured in Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness’ ‘So Close’ and Oriion’s ‘Indigo’ music-videos. She performed at PANORAMA Music Festival’s theLAB-17’/18’ with The Windmill Factory, and at Six Flags Great Adventure ‘Unleashed’ during Fright Fest-19’ with Shade Entertainment.

  Talissa Bavaresco is the Artistic Director of her company ‘BAVA Dance’ (Bold Alluring Virtuous Artists), and her choreographic works have been presented at Bryant Park Contemporary Dance Series, DUMBO Dance Festival, Dixon Place’s ‘8 in Show’ & ‘On1Condition’, The New York Jazz Choreography Project, JCE Jazz Dance Project, RAWartists, WAXworks, HATCH Presenting Series, Holi Hai Festival NYC, Uptown Rising and NACHMO.