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 | Nuda | 2020 | Actress | Lac Lugano, Kleber Meleau Lousanne - Switzerland
Compagnia Finzi Pasca | Opera Les contes d'Hoffmann| 2020 | Diretor Assistent | Hamburg, Germany
Compagnia Finzi Pasca | Luna Park | 2020 | 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
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
Among many other works in theater, advertising, cinema, television and workshops (actors preparation).
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.