PARA ISIDRO was born in Manila, Philippines, and is one of the country's most sought after and successful dance artists and choreographers. Para moved to Perth in 2008. She is the Director of PARADANCE based in Perth, Western Australia, whose mission is to provide high-quality training in dance and movement to amateur and professional singers, stage and film actors and prepare them for alife as a professional entertainer.
Para performs and teaches all styles of dance from ballet to hip-hop, contemporary, Latin, jazz, Broadway, musical theatre and showdance. She has danced as principal dancer for the Philippines' premiere jazz/contemporary dance company, Douglas Nierras' Powerdance. She has choreographed and performed with world class and premiere artists from Asia, Broadway and London's West End. Her works as a performer, dance teacher. movement coach and choreographer include "Miss Saigon", "Rent", "Once on this Island", "Chess", "Fantasticks" and MTV.
Para was also the dance and movement director at the Film and Television Institute in Perth for its Screen Acting Program. In 2010, she was the featured artist in a concert entitled "Valentine in November" held in New York. She was guest teacher in musical theater dance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, and also at the 3 Arts Music Institute. Para also been lecturing in movement and dance to the students of contemporary music department at the prestigious WA Academy of Performing Arts in Perth.
Para is a highly regarded teacher at various studios around Perth, and a much admired performer whenever she appears on stage.
Para produces her yearly dance concert "ENCORE" for her dance students and special guests and friends. Watch out for our next production in November 2018 .
Para is the proud mother to Perth's young dancer/choreographer Una Genuino of the National Champion dance crew called The Society. Para is also a certified Lagree Fitness addict and Megaformer trainer, a personal trainer and pilates instructor. She gives barrework and mathwork classes at Breathe Pilates, ECU SPORTS AND FITNESS CENTER, Essence Bodyworks, Estudio Nuevo, and more...