Biography

STEPHANIA SANQUIZ DONELLI is an Actress, Singer, Dancer.

She was born on December 9th, 1987 in Caracas Venezuela.  Growing up in Coro, Falcon, at age 17 she moved to Caracas motivated by her burning desire to be an Artist.

Her major influence in art was her mother, a professional dancer and fitness instructor.

In her early childhood she started to be involved in Artistic and Rhythmic Gymnastics.  She continued the rigorous practice for 10 years.

In 2004, she entered the National Beauty Contest “Miss Teen Venezuela”.  Stephania won the “Best Talent” and the “Most Photogenic” nominations.  Right after that she began to work as a fashion model.

At the age of 17 she entered a famous Singer’s Reality Show called the “Fama Sudor y Lagrimas” (Fame, Sweat, and Tears) on the major Latin American network called RCTV (Radio Caracas Television) where she sang mostly pop songs showcasing her Belting/Soprano voice and performing her original dance style.

In 2006 she was selected by 1BC Enterprises RCTV where she was studying acting, vocal technique, and theater.  She was devoted to her studies and started her acting career in soap operas like “Mi Prima Ciela” (My Cousin Ciela).

Moving to New York in 2013 she got a scholarship to the New York Film Academy completing a two year program of Musical Theater and Acting for Film Conservatory.  In 2014 Stephania starred in the role of Holly, in the Off Broadway Musical “The Wedding Singer” at the Conelly Theater, East Village Manhattan.  Working in short films and movie musicals like “startup.com“.  She continues working as a song-writer making Pop Music.

Touched by one of her trips to India in 2008, she began to do community service and now she is interested in developing goodwill projects to educate communities in precarious conditions through art.  “I am playing the Artist role in this life, but want my purpose of service to be my engine”…

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