Mariana Cárdenas

(646) 342-5848

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MARIANA CARDENAS is a Colombian actor, dancer, TV host, bilingual interpreter, and standardized patient. For five seasons, she danced with Jennifer Muller/The Works, has performed with the New York City Opera, and was a member of Steps Repertory Ensemble. Favorite theatre credits: The Church of Why Not and You Are Now the Owner of This Suitcase (Theatre 167); The International Local Trail and Damper Felts (This Is Not A Theatre Company); sTRAINgers (Queens Theatre in the Park), Salsa Gorda The Play, and Romantic Fools. Film: The Look In Her Eyes, B!tch, The X Job, The Opposite Of A Fairy Tale, and New York Masali. Television: “Tell It Like It Is” (Co-Host), “My Jam TV” (VJ), “Sabado Gigante Internacional,” “The Perfect Murder,” and “Scorned: Love Kills.” Most recently, she has become the Co-Host of a new TV Game Show, “Save To Win,” currently airing every Saturday on THE CW. Fordham University/Alvin Ailey BFA alum.

(partial listing, please use link below to download full resume, if available.)
The Church Of Why Not Mariana Dir. Ari Laura Kreith
Off-Off Broadway
NYIT Awards Lindi Theatre 167
Romantic Fools Lori The Alpha NYC
Salsa Gorda The Play Ensemble Dir. Mario Colon
Passin' Maria Afrikan Women's Repertory
Caution, This Bus Kneels Lavinia Theatre 167
Suitcase Laurita Theatre 167
sTRAINgers Jennifer Cabezas Theatre From Scratch
Esther Persian Dancer New York City Opera
Spanish Theatre
Women of the Opposite Sex Dolly and Tabitha Monarch Theatre (Reading)
University Theatre
Faustus/Faustus Vessel of Light Fordham University
Feature Film
Saving Borshia Principal Dir. Dominic Perez
The Eye Of Horus Lead Dir. Aki Monster/ASyouare
Intruder Principal Red Circle Films
Keep The Party Going Supporting Dir. Hakim Wray
Short Film
El Fuego Del Invierno Ete Lead Julien Devlin/NYU Film
Dark Embrace Supporting Broke Gorilla Productions
Opposite of a Fairy Tale Principal AAFL TV
For Her Pleasure Supporting Dir. Brett Sorem
Papito Supporting NYU Film
B!tch Lead M-Squarred Producitons
DS-160 (Web Series) Lead Dir. Mario Aranguren
Isabel and Triton Lead Dir. Pavel Martinez
Someone Like Me Supporting Dir. Soares Ademola
The X Job Lead Rock Out 13 Productions
The Horror In Hoboken Lead Dir. Kareem L. Gladden
The Look In Her Eyes Lead Dir. Brandon Tilghman
Reckless Behavior (Web) Supporting Milman Productions
Transfast (Commercial) Mexican Girl Dir. Raj Belani/FFTL Prod
Sabado Gigante Internacio Recurring Ensemble Univision
Sisterhood (Miniseries) Lead The Thrill Company
The Perfect Murder #301 Supporting Kaufman Films
Western Union Commercial Bridesmaid Tim Carter/Gravity Media
Whitest Kids You Know Featured Fuse Network
On The Case With Paula Za Principal Discovery ID
MY JAM TV VJ David Zucker Productions
Scorned (Episode #504) Supporting Investigation Discovery
Save To Win Co-Host THE CW
Timew Warner Cable Ballroom Dancer Dir. AC Cuilla
Local Spot for SK Energy On Location Reporter Univision
Burgos, Spain - New York Dancer/Translator Dir. Kazuko Hirabayashi
20 Something - Pilot Supporting Mystic Row Productions
Tell It Like It Is, The V Co-Host MNN
The Works/Beijing Tour Dancer Dir. Jennifer Muller
ABC Bail Bonds Bilingual Spokespers Center City Film & Video
Red Stilettos Lead (Taylor) Dark Hill Entertainment
"Together Strong" VO Alicia (Spanish) Kognito Interactive
Abstract Tutorial Actor Dir. Max Seigle
A Boy Named Finn (PSA) VO Kelly (Spanish) Little Airplane Prod.
NYULMC Educational Video Lori Smith Guggenheim Productions

download full resume: resume/marianacardenas.pdf

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Height: 5 ft: 3 in.
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Age Range: 25-31
Weight: 109 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Dress and/or Suit size: 2


Voice-over languages: Spanish
Dance Skills: Ballet, Ballroom, Flamenco, Latin Rhythms, Modern,
Other talents
Announcer, Interpreter/Translator, Company Member of Jennifer Muller/The Works (Five Seasons); ARTS Finalist (Modern Dance Category) Stage Combat; Spanish Interpreter; Green Screen; Teleprompter; On Location Reporting; Valid Driver’s License; U.S. Passport

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