One of the most captivating things about Mariana Montes is her sexy Spanish accent. This Mexican actress started her career in theatrical arts in her native Mexico working with some of the biggest names in the business, such as Ignacio Flores de la Lama and Mauricio Garcia Lozano. Her passion for acting was sparked after watching a dance interpretation of Anne Frank’s life. She explained that it was something about the way the dancer precisely executed her moves on stage and gave life to the performance which inspired her to test out her chances at this career.
Mariana’s first experience in acting was in the musical stage production of Singing in the Rain. Although she played a minor role, she enjoyed how it felt performing for a large audience. During her adolescent years, she received coaching at the Center for the Dramatic Arts. Mariana quickly assimilated into many theatre groups and performed in multiple productions throughout her teenage years. She continued her studies in the arts at one of the best universities in Mexico, The Centro Universitario Mexico where she was trained by world renowned Juan Jose Tagle Briseno. As a natural actress, Mariana was one of the best students in her class so she was constantly selected for lead roles in productions. She regularly competed in the UNAM – the largest theater competition in Mexico, where she was nominated for Best Actress as the role of Sara for Barioná, and her play La Ilusion won an impressive 5 awards.
Mariana is now living in Los Angeles and intends to take her acting career to the next level. She recently received rave reviews as one of the leads in the Promenade Players’ production of the Pirandello classic play 6 Characters Looking for an Author, but after many years on stage, Mariana has been spending more time in front of the camera. In the past year she has worked in no less than 6 film & TV projects, including Menetie Ejeye’s martial arts film In the Cage, as well as the title role in Nikki Goins’ latest film Devin’s Fog, the Gonzalo Rodriguez films The Store Girl and Always Say I Love You, as well as the comedy Who the F*ck is Uncle Joe? and the coming of age story Spiral: Maybe This Time, which premiered at Warner Bros. Studios. Mariana shows no signs of slowing down, signing on as the lead in InRiched Productions’ upcoming series Black Ops. We are sure to see a lot more of this Mexican beauty in the years to come.