Malhação (2005-2007) - Globo TV Network
Character: Jacqueline Garcia
Joana participated in 2 seasons of "Malhação" (in one case played leading role), the most popular TV series for the juvenile audience in Brazil. This was Joana's first major appearance on TV and became one of the most relevant works until this day.
Anita Garibaldi (2007) - Teatro ao Ar Livre, República em Laguna
Character: Anita Garibaldi
Joana was chosen to play Anita Garibaldi, a prominent figure from Brazil's history. In this historic recreation, Joana performed some scenes riding a horse and played live to an audience of 10,000. Joana worked with Rodrigo Faro on this occasion.
Dança dos Famosos 5 (2008) - Globo TV Network
Character: Joana Balaguer as herself
Joana participated in the 5th season of "Dança dos Famosos" (translates into "Celebrities Dance"), hosted by "Faustão", one of the leading TV personalities in Brazil. Participating in "Dança dos Famosos" required hard training lessons and several dancing performances in front of a live audience.
Casos e Acasos (2008) - Globo TV Network
Joana played a secretary working on advertising agency Aquários, where she worked with Marcos Frota, among others.
Lua Vermelha (2010-2012) - SIC TV Network
Character: Sofia Pinhão
Working for the first time in Portugal, Joana played the role of a gymnastic teacher in "Lua Vermelha", where she had the opportunity to work alongside some of the most respected Portuguese actors.
Sansão e Dalila (2010-2011) - Record TV Network
Joana participated in the biblical tv series "Sansão e Dalila", one of Record's largest productions ever.
Balacobaco (2012-2013) - Record TV Network
Character: Catarina Fortunato
In telenovela "Balacobaco", Joana lived Catarina, a Brazilian model who later on became a TV host.