Ana Milva Gomes Grizabella
Ana Milva Gomes is Dutch with Cape Verdean roots and studied in Amsterdam. She moved to the German-speaking world for Nehebka and later the title role in AIDA. Engagements in LION KING and Disney's TARZAN followed, and she also appeared as a soloist in BEST OF MUSICAL. At the VBW, she has appeared on stage as Deloris van Cartier in SISTER ACT, Maria Magdalena in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and Paulette Buonufonté in NATÜRLICH BLOND. In MAMMA MIA! she embodied the world's first dark-skinned Donna and was nominated for the Austrian Music Theatre Award for the role of Baroness von Waldstätten in MOZART! Further engagements included Betty Jean in WINTER WONDERETTES/ Kammerspiele, Oda Mae Brown in GHOST - DAS MUSICAL/Linz, Inez in ZORRO and the title role in CARMEN/ Winzendorf, Shug Avery in DIE FARBE LILA/Amsterdam and Justice Charlier in ROCK OF AGES/Amstetten. She was a finalist in the 11th season of "Dancing Stars" and received the Broadway- World Austria Award for the best supporting role in a musical for her impersonation of Nicki Marron in BODYGUARD - DAS MUSICAL (VBW). Most recently she appeared on stage as Grizabella in CATS at the Ronacher.