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Michelle Ferreira



Nationality:    Brazilian
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Michelle Ferreira is an actress , playwright , screenwriter and director . Formed by the School of Dramatic Art and by Social Studies both at University of Sao Paulo, and also formed at Movie Production by FMU. She is a member since 2003 of the Center of theatrical Research  CPT, one of the most important in Latin America  coordinating by Antunes Filho. Participated in the work workshop A Dramatic Writing by Jean  Pierre Sarrazac in CPT . She was twice a finalist for the Luso-Brazilian Playwriting Award (2009, Final Reality and 2011 Somebody hates us ) . Won second place Heleny Guariba Women Playwriting Award , and is rated for the Brazilian New Playwriting contest held by CCBBs (Final Reality) .Wrote and directed The Spirit of the Thing (O Espirito da Coisa), comedy series for TV and internet . Directed numerous corporate videos and video clips of brazilian artists. Wrote a movie named Free in the Afternoon , directed by Renato Chiappetta. Her work was staged by major Brazilian directors as Caca Carvalho (, Hugo Possolo (Riso Nervoso), Mario Bortolotto (Como ser uma pessoa pior), Lee Thaylor (Lilith S.A), Eric Lenate ( Sit Dow Drama), Isabel Teixeira ( Animais na Pista), Jose Roberto Jardim (Tem alguem que nos odeia) e Ramiro Silveira (Reality Final), professor at the Essex University.

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        There Is Someone Who hates Us

There Is Someone Who hates Us

The play is a thriller written in 2011 and covers private and loving relationship of two women, Maria, from Brazil, and Cate, a foreign. They decide to live together in Sao Paulo. Inside an old and decaying apartment inherited by Maria, They live in conflict. They have different histories and cultures that cause constant friction. In the middle of this conflicting environment, violence and terror knocking at their door ,invading their home. They find themselves forced to face physical and psychological abuse of some homophobic building that becomes an invisible enemy and constantly present. In an atmosphere of suspense and suspicion they have to deal with the impunity of Brazilian justice, with a mother who considers them a bad example, with a priest that tries to convince us that are great sinners, with a landlady who can do anything and their personal anguish.


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