Actress who plays with fire, playwright of the invisible, director of living things. A theatre & film-maker challenging form and telling stories you haven't heard before.
Born in the Amazon, Gaël’s fascination for theatre started as a child when reading plays at night by candlelight. After graduating with a BA in Biology at the University of São Paulo, Gaël trained as an actor at the Grotowski Institute (Poland) and the Meisner Ruskin School of Acting (Los Angeles). She holds a Masters in Cultural & critical studies from Birkbeck University in London and attended the Royal Court Programme for emerging writers in 2009.
Acting credits include 23 stage productions around the world including the one-woman shows The last days of Gilda, Camille Claudel and Frida Kahlo: Viva La vida! for which she received an Artistic Excellence award and Best female actor nomination at the Brighton Festival. Writing credits include the plays 'Kitchen', ‘The Late Hour’, ‘Under the skin’ and ‘Camille Claudel’. Gaël has worked in various capacity for companies such as Secret Cinema, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Company of Angels, Two Gents and Theatre Sans Frontieres.
Gaël is fluent in 4 language: English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.