Childhood & Early Life
Denisse Dibos was born as Maria Denisse Dibos Silva on April 15, 1967, in Lima, Peru. She came from a family of politicians. Her parents were Betty Silva Block and Eduardo Dibos Chappuis, and her grandfather was Eduardo Dibos Dammert. Her father and grandfather were both former Mayors of Lima.
She was educated in the ‘College of Santa Ursula’ in San Isidro. She also attended the ‘Lucy Telge Luna’ ballet classes. Her initiation to the stage was at 17, when she played a part in the musical ‘Broadway Luces’ directed by Hernan Toledo and shown at the Royal Theatre of San Isidro.
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Denise Dibos is a woman of many talents. Her versatility reflects in her various talents. She knew what she wanted and she started in the right foot by educating herself, in preparation for the music career she has chosen.
She received a ‘Bachelor's Degree in Music’ from California State University, Long Beach, and ‘Master in Classical Music’ from University of Southern California.
Her dream of being a concert pianist ended when unfortunately she had a hand injury which affected her performance. This, however, could not stop her dreams there and she returned to ‘Lima Actuacion’.
She taught under the ‘Faculty of Communication Arts’ at the ‘Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú’ and at the ‘Teatro de la Universidad Católica’ (TUC).
She combined her artistic talent with business. In 1997, she founded the theatre company ‘Cultural Association Prelude.’ Their first production was ‘The Novice Rebel,’ with her starring as ‘Maria von Trapp.’
Their follow up production was ‘A Chorus Line’ which was shown in the ‘Monte Carlo Theatre’.
She also started acting on television in operas ‘Revelation’, ‘Sunflowers for Lucía’ and ‘Hunting a Millionaire’.
She started showing her versatility as a producer, actor and musician and returned to the theatre where she performed in ‘Macbeth’ in 2001.
Two years later she produced the work ‘Charlie and the Factory of Chocolates’ and ‘Angels’.
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In the following years, she produced ‘Enrique V’, ‘Sacco and Vanzetti’ and ‘The Corporation’ where she also played some of the characters.
She proved her versatility again in 2006 when she performed in the ‘Society of American Television’ series, and at the same time produced the musical ‘Jesucristo Superstar’ played in the ‘Segura Theatre’.
In 2008, she played a part in the second season of ‘This Society’ and also appeared in the movie ‘Gods’ by Josué Méndez.
Not contented with producing and acting, she also taught under the ‘Faculty of Sciences and Arts of Communication’ at the ‘Catholic University’ and the ‘Catholic University Theatre’ (TUC).
The year 2008 was very busy for her as she produced the musical ‘Don Quixote de la Mancha’, and at the same time worked as a musical director at the ‘Roman Comedy’.
She was able to get rights and permissions to perform the musical ‘Cabaret’ in 2008. The musical premiered the following year, with actress Gisela Ponce de León in the ‘Teatro Segura’. In this musical, she also played the role of ‘Fraulein Kost.’
She both produced and performed in the musical ‘2010’ at the ‘Teatro Segura’.
She worked as musical director on the ‘Cage Aux Follies’ and participated in the ‘Vagina Monologues’.
The year 2011 was a busy one for her as she produced the musical ‘Love without Barriers’ (‘West Side Story’), presented the ‘Fête de la Musique’ concert (produced by the ‘National Board of Music’, the ‘Embassy of France’) and the ‘Alliance Francesa’. In December of the same year she collaborated with Carlos Arana the production of ‘Realization in Lima’, which is the first Spanish adaptation of the musical ‘’The Boy from Oz’.
She produced and played the role of Roxie Hart in the musical ‘Chicago’ in 2012, directed by Mateo Chiarella Viale. In the same year, she had a great time participating as Director of the School of ‘Talents of the Reality of Singing’, and then and in competing in the reality show ‘Dancing the Great Show’.
The musical ‘The Boy from Oz’ was released in May 2013 at the ‘Municipal Theater of Lima’, produced by Denisse Dibos where she also played the role of ‘Marion Woolnouhg.’
She produced the ‘Jury of Small Gigantes’ and even joined the series as a jury.
In 2014 she produced the musical ‘Sweet Charity.’