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Luciana Brussi was born in Brazil. She began to study classical

ballet at the age of 7 and at 13 she moved on to other dance styles,

such as Modern and Jazz. At the age of 17 she joined the dance professional group

in São Paulo where she began to teach children’s dance



At the age of 19, she began her international career in Europe where she lived for a

year, performing in Brazilian shows in various countries.


In 1998, she arrived in Osaka, Japan . In the year 2000 , she became a choreographer in the cities of Yokohama and Tokyo, working with various Japanese and international artists and taking

part in TV shows and commercials, as well as other important events

such as the Asakusa -Tokyo Samba Carnival until 2010 .


Luciana currently lives in Pittsburgh, She was co-owner of Art in Motion Pittsburgh ( 2016-2021) !

She opened her own studio Lua dance club at the summer of 2021! She performs with her group “ Pittsburgh Samba Group, and teach samba and other Brazilian rhythms!

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