Marvilla...

 

-Named after the Latin American comic book "Marvila, la mujer maravilla", the hispanic series of the well-known Wonder Woman superheroine.  She embraced her name early on.

 

-Born in Puerto Rico.

-Raised in Jacksonville, FL.  

-Nick-named "Marvillous" by a high school teacher.

-Background vocalist with her father’s 15-piece band, Latin Frequency, as a teenager.  

-Won the title, and ”Most Talented" in her high school pageant.

-Joined the world of choirs and showchoirs soon after.

-Moved to Orlando after high school.

-Worked at The Magic Kingdom, The Contemporary Resort and Disney Springs in Disney World.   

-Member of the American Style Ballroom Dancing college dance team.

-Associate in Arts Degree from Valencia Community College. 

-Bachelor's Degree in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Central Florida.

-Dance Instructor at the Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Fort Myers, FL. in 1998. 

-Dance Instructor at Aki's Dance Studio in Fort Myers, FL in 2001.

-Lead role of Mrs. Lovett at The Cultural Park Theatre’s production of "Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." 

-Ensemble in the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre’s production of "Beauty and the Beast" and "Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical," and understudy for Lucy.

-Performed with Mike Goods and Jerry Stawski at the Ritz Carlton Tiburon Resort in Naples, FL. 

-Weekly performances at the Roadhouse Cafe with sax, piano player, and composer Woody Brubaker.

-Partnered with piano man, Joe McCormick, in October 2003 at Dolce Vita Restaurant & Lounge in Sanibel Island. 

-Together became one of the most sought out acts in Southwest FL, packing the house at Dolce Vita Restaurant, The Lighthouse Restaurant, The Roadhouse Cafe, and Traditions on the Beach Restaurant & Lounge.

-Completed 12 seasons of performances with fellow artists at Traditions on the Beach Restaurant & Lounge, which was destroyed by Hurricane Ian in Sept. 2022.

-First single, Those Three Words, released by her label, Marvillous Originals, on 10/30/22.

-Married fellow Puerto Rican and baseball coach, José L. Marzán, in 2005.  

-Their son, Jonah Alexis, was born in 2006.   

-Their son, Sebastián Andrés, was born in 2011.  

-Member of the worship team at Riverside Church.