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ABOUT ME

Melissa is an actress, journalist and producer. Traveling from comedy to drama, she works at Compagnia Finzi Pasca, a company that she has maintained a collaborative relationship since a very young age, when she completed her theater studies at the Lee Strasberg Institute in NY and with the author José Sinisterra, in Barcelona. In the same year she did an internship with Compagnia Finzi Pasca (ex Teatro Sunil) in Lugano, Switzerland. She is divided between Brazil, where he has a career in theater and television, working with renowned directors and Europe. Since 2018 she has been touring in several countries with Compagnia Finzi Pasca.

RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE

Theater and Shows

Compagnia Finzi Pasca | Maria de Buenos Aires |  2023  | Actress and dramaturgy assistant | Grand Theatre de Opera de Geneve - Switzerland

 

Compagnia Finzi Pasca | Nuda | 2020 a 2023  | Actress | Lac Lugano, Kleber Meleau Lousanne - Switzerland; Poland, Italy, Spain

 

Compagnia Finzi Pasca | Opera Les contes d'Hoffmann| 2020  | Diretor Assistent | Hamburg, Germany

Compagnia Finzi Pasca | Luna Park |  2020 and 2023  | Actress | Lac Lugano - Switzerland

Compagnia Finzi Pasca | Einstein On The Beach |  2019  | Actress and dramaturgy assistant | Grand Theatre de Opera de Geneve - Switzerland

Compagnia Finzi Pasca   |   Donka  |   2018 - 2020  |  Actress | Tour: Switzerland, Russia, Italy, France, Polonia, Georgia, Messico

Compagnia Finzi Pasca   |   Fête des Vignerons   |   2019  |   Director Assistant Acting Preparation Main Cast | Vevey - Switzerland

Dramática   |   Isadora   |   2016 e 2017 |   Main Character, dramaturgy, creator and producer | São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Curitiba - Brasil

Dramática    |   Camille e Rodin   |   2012 a 2017  |   Main character, creator and producer | São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São José do Rio Preto, São José dos Campos, Paulínia, Caraguá, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Manaus, Recife, Belém, Porto Alegre - Brasil

Film and TV

RSI Ticino Film Commission   |   Nuda doc. I  2023  I  Actress

 

RSI   |   Luna Park VR 3D  |   2023  |   Actress

 

Rede Globo   |   Os dias eram assim   |   2017  |   Actress

HBO   |   O Homem da sua Vida   |   2016  |   Actress

Cinema   |   Entre Vales   |   2014  |   Actress

Rede Globo   |   Maysa  |  Tapas e Beijos |   2009 - 2015  |   Actress

Commercial

Among many other works in theater, advertising, cinema, television and workshops (actors preparation).

SPECIAL SKILLS

Internationally, shares with Compagnia Finzi Pasca, a theater company that uses the resources of acrobatics movements and clown's presence, based on the ‘Theater of Caress’, a theatrical concept developed by Daniele Finzi Pasca. In Brazil, through his production company, Dramática Produções Artísticas, he performs shows in which he stars, idealizes and produces. As an actress, movement research and body expression are very important in her role of interpretation and in the preparation of actors. She gave innumerable courses and workshops for professional and training actors. She acted as assistant for the great director with Elias Andreato, preparing the great actor Juca de Oliveira as King Lear, among other preparations. She is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, English, Italian and French.

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