Gabriela is a freelance social media manager for National Choreographers Initiative, Celebrate Dance, Kitty McNamee and DancePlug. She is currently the Marketing Manager for DanceOn Network.
Gabriela holds a B.A. in Dance from the University of Alabama. She danced with Nevada Ballet where she also danced in choreographic collaborations with Cirque du Soleil. Gabriela received her MFA in Dance at the UC Irvine. Her thesis, Social Media as a Performance Space, was an exploration of creating dance for a Facebook audience. Her paper, Ballet Uploaded: A Dying Art Revitalized Online was presented at UC Riverside, for Dance Under Construction Graduate Conference in 2012. In 2013, Gabriela debuted her piece #Twitterpated at Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica that incorporated live tweets and dance. Gabriela has guest lectured at UC Irvine, Cal State Channel Islands, and taught at Regina Klenjoski Dance Company.