Born and raised in New York, Gabriella has always loved to perform. She began her training in dance, studying tap, jazz and hip hop. She performed in various community productions before attending Pace University's BA International Performance Ensemble Program, where she studied acting with an emphasis on devised theatre and ensemble work. Gabriella has been described as Nia Vardalos+Gina Rodriguez+ Kathryn Hahn with a dash of Broad City. Credits include the NYTW, HERE Arts Center, the Accidental Festival in London, Animal Planet and Investigation Discovery. Most recently, she portrayed Maria in " The Big Gay Italian" series. Gabriella also has a BA in Film and Screen Studies and has written, directed, produced, and cast two short films. She has experience with 16 mm film and digital filmmaking. Currently, Gabriella is a certified drama teacher and is sharing her passion with elementary school students.