Andressa Furletti

Originally from Brazil, Andressa Furletti is a multidisciplinary artist based in New York. She is the co-founder and artistic director of Group .BR, NY’s only Brazilian theater company (www.group.br.com). Her artistic works include stage and film acting, performance art, art installation, photography, and filmmaking. Her inspiration comes from her degrees in Biology, Filmmaking, the acting conservatory training at Stella Adler Studio and many workshops and intensives such as the Mitu Thailand Artist Intensive in Bangkok and the Watermill International Summer Program (2011/2012) coordinated by Robert Wilson. Andressa received several awards including Best Multimedia Show at the United Solo Festival in New York for her debut solo theater show free•dom - a solo of many people, the Outstanding Community Service Award from the Brazilian Community Heritage Foundation, 5 awards in international film festivals for Separation Sonnet, nine nominations for her performances and artistic creations and the Best Actress Award (2017) from the Brazilian International Press Awards. Andressa's recent works include the play Inside the Wild Heart, an immersive theatrical experience based on the works of Clarice Lispector that premiered in NYC in 2016 and had a second run in 2018, the performance Yes, All Women about the alarming number of women that have suffered some kind of sexual assault, the performance #TakeASelfieOnMe, performed in 9 different cities throughout the globe including Paris, Berlin, New York and Rio de Janeiro and at Burning Man and the shot films That Smell of Roasted Pork by Modesto Lacén and Vislumbres by Regina Miranda.