Mariella Belleza trained at the school of the National Ballet of Peru, the school of the Municipal Ballet Theater of Lima and at the Federico Villarreal University of Peru. She danced with the Municipal Ballet Theater of Lima performing classical repertoire and taught for the school. She attended the Professional Dance Program Cuballet in Havana, Cuba, the American Ballet Theater open class program, many Teachers’ Seminars at the National Ballet School of Canada, the Teacher’s Seminar at the Goh Ballet Academy, and the International Ballet Invitational Competition for Dance Schools in Beijing-China. She served the position of Halifax Dance Artistic Advisory Committee and of Artistic Executive for Halifax Dance and was one of the répetiteurs of Halifax Dance production of The Nutcracker. She holds her Advanced Teacher’s Certificate with the Society of Russian Ballet and received the Nesta Toumine award from the Society. Besides dance, Miss Belleza holds her Bachelor degree in Science, in Nursing and her Master degree in Education.