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

Character: Natasha

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

Character: Yunet

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.