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Veronica Tierra was born in Medellin, Colombia in 1992. She began her career at age three singing in her father’s ensemble of ‘Parrandera Music'(Musical tradition born in the fields of the state of Antioquia in Colombia). After migrating to Boston, Massachusetts with her entire family in 1997, her father Mario Tierra formed a theatre company with their entire family, in which Veronica is first introduced to acting. The first play performed was the comedy “Pobres Pero En Miami” (“Poor, Yet in Miami”) which was written and produced by her father. After 56 successful showcases in the city of Miami, the family embarks a tour that takes them to New York, Georgia, and South Carolina among other states of the US for the next 4 years. While several plays followed, she continued singing in theatres, restaurants, nightclubs and private parties. She recorded short commercials for the radio talk show ‘La Locomotora’ in New Jersey and ‘Radio Caracol’ in New York. She was also a columnist for the children’s section in ‘The Paisa Times’ newspaper. At age 6, Veronica participates in ‘Sabado Gigante’ (Univision) and wins first place ‘Miss Chiquitica’ modeling, singing, dancing and acting. Veronica has also received the ‘Inspiring Entrepreneur Award’ from New Women’s Entrepreneur Center (Miami, Fl).
She eventually became a member of the Colombian folk ballet ‘Estampas Negras’ in New York while continuing to participate in several of her father’s productions and other school affairs. After moving to the city of Cape Coral at age 14, Veronica joins the Christian band in her church and records her first demo tittled “Tu Princesita”. As a member of Roxy Performing Arts Center, she takes part in many shows and competitions in Florida. At age 16, Veronica begins song writing. Veronica moves to NYC to pursue singing and performance career at age 18 and begins classical voice training. She joins Tabula RaSa in 2012 and was part of the original cast of the award winning off-off Broadway production ‘Where There Was Fire’. She received a nomination as best actress at the ‘IV festival de Cultura Hispana’ and participated in ‘Festival Iberoamericano’ in Bogota, Colombia. Veronica is a current vocalist in the Afro-Colombian Musical Ensemble ‘Grupo Rebolu’. Her new project ‘Veronica Tierra Quartet’ takes one on a voyage through Latin America, while interpreting songs by The Beatles, Alicia Keys and ‘Amy Winehouse amongst others.
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