Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Rosa started classical ballet studies at the age of four at the Centro de la Cultura in Santiago. She later moved on to the Instituto de Cultura y Arte (ICA) where she excelled as one of the most gifted students at the academy. Upon graduating with honors from ICA and the Ballet School of Norma Garcia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Art with mention to Classical Ballet, Rosa joined the Ballet Nacional Dominicano as the youngest soloist member in 2002. As a dancer and actress, she performed in all major classical and modern shows including Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Diana & Acteon, Carmen, Paquita, Coppellia, and Victor Victoria (musical). The rising star was nominated twice by the Secretaria de Estado de la Juventud for her work in the Cultural Development category.
Rosa Acosta embarked on a modeling career in 2004, appearing in magazines and TV commercials for the most prestigious Dominican enterprises. In 2006, she decided to leave home and join her mother in the United States where she continued work as a model and actress, performing in music videos for artists including Aventura, Alexis y Fido featuring Tobby Love, Coscuello, Jowell y Randy, Baby Ranks, Fuego, LDA, Omega, Amarfis y la Banda de Ataque and more. Her career took a major turn when she taped a series of videos showcasing her amazing flexibility as a professional dancer. The stretching videos garnered millions of views on YouTube and other websites, launching her into the national spotlight and catching the attention of elite Hip-Hop artists such as Kanye West who invited her to be a lead model in the music video for Drake’s hit song “Best I Ever Had.” Her career skyrocketed and she instantly became a celebrity vixen, appearing in dozens of other videos with the most famous Rap and R&B artists like Chris Brown featuring Juelz Santana, Mario featuring Gucci Mane and Sean Garrett, 50 Cent, P. Diddy and Dirty Money, Mike Posner, Soulja Boy, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, Swiss Beats, Jamie Fox, Busta Rhymes and Booba (one of the most famous rappers in France).
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