Chiara Castania, dancer and singer, is an all-round performing artist originally from a small northern Italian town called Iseo.
Chiara had the opportunity and experience to be a part of two well-established girl groups under professional management; one of which had songs produced by the world renowned ‘Boney M’.
She took up ballet from the early age of 5 years old under her mothers’ wishes; a former ballerina herself. Chiara Castania then moved to London to further progress her training as it offered her a more extensive selection of education.
After winning scholarships at both A.L.R.A. in SW London and Bodyworks Dance Studios in Cambridge; she succeeded in acquiring a succession of leading roles with a variety of major cruise companies. Chiara continued her music career by developing her own producing and writing skills in conjunction with various London producers and worked on two albums.
Chiara Castania Dancer & Singer
Chiara came very close to landing a West End role in several shows and is currently pursuing a musical theatre path; even though her credits have also reached TV with her last role on Sky TV’s ‘Dream Team X’ series and a BBC children’s series. She has enjoyed working with Qdos in some of their successful productions currently touring the UK and has been performing her solo headliner acts onboard cruise lines such as Celebrity and NCL.
Chiara Castania feels she is fortunate to be versatile in being able to fit different roles and she shows passion in every part she takes on. Never afraid of trying something new or taking on a challenge; her motto faithfully stands as “variety is the spice of life”.
Boney M. was a German vocal group created by German record producer Frank Farian. Originally based in West Germany, the four original members of the group’s official line-up were Liz Mitchell and Marcia Barrett from Jamaica, Maizie Williams from Montserrat and Bobby Farrell from Aruba.
The group was formed in 1976 and achieved popularity during the disco era of the late 1970s. Since the 1980s, various line-ups of the band have performed with different personnel. With more than 150 million records sold, they are one of the best-selling artists of all time. (Wikipedia)