Joana is a French/Brazilian actress. She grew up in the U.S, South America and France and speaks 4 languages fluently (French, English, Spanish and Portuguese). Her interest in acting started in high school, where she started writing, directing and performing in her own films. Joana uses improv as a tool to improve her acting, and finds it a very powerful tool to free your mind and get out of your comfort zone in a creative way, to focus on your impulses, and hone into your fantastic natural instincts. Her teaching style is care-free, by letting you explore your wild side and letting loose through vulnerability; a unique and fun way of connecting and bonding with people.
Aside from acting and improv, she regularly performs stand-up.
Her experience in working with people from HR, public speakers, and employees influences her method in including Improvisation in business settings. This develops essential skills like focusing and listening to teammates, learning how to cooperate and build together.