Nancy Victoria Tabares was born June 28th in Santiago de Cali, Colombia.
She grew up in a traditional artistic and political family who gave her the opportunity to have a wonderful education.
At the age of twelve, Nancy discovered her passion for acting when she participated in the theatre play “AZUL Y ROJO” as the lead role at the Jorge Isaac Theatre in Cali city.
She attended the Santiago de Cali University where she studied International Languages as Translator in Spanish, French and English.
In 1997 Nancy traveled out of her country for first time to Quebec - Canada for French experiences in the Laval University where she also participated in the Franco-community theatre for students only.
She continues traveling and discovering the world in 1998 by going to Europe and lived between France and Spain having a multicultural experiences as French speaker and Spanish translator.
In 2000, she relocated to Miami, Florida, where she participated in several Spanish language music videos, modeling, and dancing shows as Caliente by Telemundo Miami.
Nancy moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career in 2003. Since then she has secured lead roles in short films, as a TV hostess, and in the theatre. Commercially, she has appeared in print jobs, voice-over campaigns, TV ad campaigns, and nationwide commercials such as Lowe’s, Nestle, Sony, Discovery Channel, Ingles sin Barreras Univision, etc.
Nancy enrolled in acting classes in UCLA extension and her dedication and training opened opportunities to get lead roles for independent short films in Mexico like “Miradas en la oscuridad”, then “Have you ever thought about it “ which participated in the International Latin Film Festival in Los Angeles and Miami. Then Nancy moved to NYC to get more preparation at the New York Film Academy focusing on acting classes for film and theatre.
Nancy has great admiration and is inspired by Meryl Streep, her favorite actress.
Moving forward Nancy participated in the musical play "Guantanamera" performing the monologue, it was a great success at the Bilingual Foundation of the Arts "Carmen Zapata Theatre" in Los Angeles.
Nancy’s had the leading role in the film “The Craziness” directed by Julio Cesar Bolivar and "The last note" directed by Kevin Beard.
She is unstoppable, getting new roles and going on casting calls everywhere with “no excuses,” she has moved forward to travel and work in more projects around the world such as "Lo que ella quieren show and Asi somos y que tv show" by Telmex in Bogotá – Colombia.
After that, there was a publicity image campaign for "Chocapic NESTLE" in Peru and Bolivia 2010-2012, and "Essential breakfast carnations NESTLE" in Canada 2011 - 2013.
The first season of 2012 she was hosting a new magical, mystical and entertaining Spanish show "ASTROLOKO" for LATV channel in Los Angeles Ca.
The following resume summarizes Nancy’s educational background and professional work.
In between of all her projects done, where she has worked as an actor and hostess for Hispanic TV, she also has worked very well behind the scenes as a producer for companies such as SMM Advertising Agency and WOGPRO Productions.
Nancy felt inspired to write scripts and participate behind the scenes so that she could learn more about her big interest which is to produce commercials and infomercials for Hispanic market; such as real estate companies, auto insurance and health products, advertisings and much more.
Nancy is looking for success in all aspect of her life, she feels ready to be part of the big screen, and it is just a new opportunity to show what she does and who she is for American general market.
"I enjoy every performance; every role in my life is a big experience"
Have you ever thought about it Xlens Productions
Dir. Julio Cesar Bolivar
L.A and Miami short film festival
The Craziness Dir. Julio Cesar Bolivar
The Last Note Dir. Kevin Beard
Falling New York Film Academy
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Asi se hace Telemundo 22 Productions
Guantanamera Dir. Margarita Galvan/ Bilingual foundation of the Arts
Eglantina Dir. Rene Pereira / UCLA
Essencial breakfast Nestle (2010-12) Buchanas Gr. Prod. Canada
Ingles sin barreras Lexicon Productions / Univision
I like discovery channel Discovery Productions
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Family Care Service P.R Conexion Prod. / Univision
LIST UPON REQUEST
Music Video clips
Farshid Amin-You tube Rusk Production / M.T.V Germany
Azul Violeta Dir. Fernando Lebrija
Rogelio Martinez MTV Latinos
LIST UPON REQUEST
Monologues Valorie Hubbard New York Film Academy
Shakespeare David Vando N.Y.F.A / Soho N.Y
Scene Study 1 Michael Laibson N.Y.F.A / Soho
Scene Study 2 David Brooks N.Y.F.A / Universal studios
Comedy – Improvisation Suzanne Kent N.Y.F.A / Universal studios
Voice Caitlin Muelder N.Y.F.A / Universal Studios
Acting Technique Lynda Goodfriend N.Y.F.A / Universal studios
Acting for Film David Robinette N.Y.F.A / Universal studios
Audition Technique Rick Kostenick N.Y.F.A / Universal studios
Acting in close up shot Tim Lampos Acting challenge training
Acting for Commercial Casting Dir. Blanca Valdez Hollywood
Lee Strassberg Theatre Dir. Rene Pereira UCLA Extension
Languages Degree/Translator/Voice over/Perfect Spanish/fluent French/Understand Italian and Portuguese/Several Spanish Accents/Singing/Writing lyrics and scripts/Playing Flute/ Yoga/Pilates/ Work out/Rev/Hiking/Dancing, Salsa/Merengue/Regueton/Cumbia/Electronic/Rock/Hip-Hop/Flamenco/P.R/Promoter/Cooking/Great with children and animals/Spanish tutor/Fire Arms Certified/
American Cancer Society Volunteer Discovery Shop stores
Salvation Army Supporter Miscellaneous