Mariza b., always a performer and loves to teach, holds the OCR/RSA Fitness Teaching Certificate, UK, the EFA & IFAS International Pilates Teachers Certificate from Nyon, Switzerland as well as the Official Zumba Instructor Certificate from ZIN in Rome, Italy.
Mariza b. has been awarded a Distinction from Trinity College, London for Grade 8 Musical Theatre and has taught Dance/Performing Arts to students at leading Theatre Schools for several years. As a Fitness and Pilates teacher she has worked in leading Leisure Centres. Career achievements include choreography for FM Theatre production’ Fiddler On The Roof’ performed at the Manoel Theatre in February 2014.
Mariza b. started her Dance Education at the age of 4, then auditioned for Bush Davies School for Performing Arts in the UK, focusing on Dance and Musical Theatre for 3 years. Returning to Malta Mariza joined the Tanya Bayona Poutiatine Dance Theatre Company. As a dancer she has appeared on TV in Italy, also performing musical theatre roles in local productions of Cabaret and Chicago.
Mariza b. has worked on radio hosting her own daily show and is a voiceover artist for radio and television commercials. Selected as Choreographer for the longest running musical production in Malta, 'Knights Spectacular 1565', she worked as a full time performer for over 4 years, cast in the lead role of 'Melita' also working as choreographer for 'Strait Street', performing lead. Both musical productions staged weekly for international audiences, were composed by Mro. Paul Abela, giving her the opportunity to record lead vocals for both soundtracks.
Mariza holds a Diploma in Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the Edward de Bono Institute, University of Malta, and manages ‘Star Events’, organising small to large scale events, celebrations and festivals.