Bernardo Barreto is a Brazilian actor who lives between Brazil and the USA. Hes career launched at the lead of ‘New Wave” (Malhação) – the most popular Brazilian teen TV show of all times, produced by GLOBO, with over 40 million viewers world wide. Cinephile since adolescence, after participating in several projects in Brazil, he goes to New York in order to study with some of the greatest masters of acting in America. His passion for cinema and the desire to bring authorial narratives to the screen led him to develop as a screenwriter, director and producer. Among his most recent projects are:
“Meus Dias de Rock” – The TV Series written, starred and directed by Bernardo entered the Globoplay catalog in early 2020.
“The Seeker” – the feature film written and directed by Bernardo won, in 2019, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival´s Jury Prize.
“Invisible” – his newest project is currently in the post-production phase. Starring Bernardo – who also signs the script – the film was shot in New York and directed by Heitor Dhalia.
The actor also participated in feature films such as “Paraísos Artificiais”, by Marcos Prado, “Immediate Boarding”, by Allan Fitterman and “Diabo a Quatro” by Alice de Andrade, among others.
Bernardo holds a degree in Drama from UniverCidade in Rio de Janeiro, a two year training degree at the NY Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute, and graduated from the Studio Fátima Toledo in São Paulo. In the past three years he has been training with the renowned acting coach Susan Batson.