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Meet our team

Ola Brazil performers are trained by professionals

Phellipe Mello

Born: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Phellipe Mello has been a performer for over fifteen years. Playing along famous Brazilian bands such as Olodum and alongside Zeca Macapa of famous band Monobloco.

Teaching workshops of Capoeira and batucada and

Performing in locations such as- Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Brazil, the Phillipines, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and now in his home city of Gold Coast, Australia where he not only performs but also runs the Gold Coast branch of Kadara Capoeira International.

Fabia Santiago

Born: Goiania, Brazil


Fabia Santiago has two very highly commended degrees in classical dancing. One from Federal University of Goias and the other from R.A.D (Royal Academy Of Dancing,London) witch is one of the hardest teachers achievement in the industry. Fabia has performed in big ballets as the principal dancer for "Les Sylphides”and  "Black Swan” After sixteen years teaching and performing around Brazil she moved to Australia to work with JS Dance Sydney for 5 years and completed her R.A.D Dance Teacher studies. 

Fabia Santiago runs her own dance school on the Gold Coast.


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