She is the only lead actress that is also the head-writer of semanal and diary fiction programs at Globo Studios in Brazil. Also feminist activist in her DONA DE SI chronicle and Institute.
Responsabilities / 2018´s
As writer: to write her DONA DE SI (OWNER OF HERSELF) for Marie Claire Magazine to develop, with her team, the telenovela WOMEN INC for globo studios
As actress – to shoot and to launch UP CLOSE SHE AIN´T NORMAL in movies.
As actress, she had started her career in 1992 on the stage at the age of 16. Between 2006 and 2018 she got positive results (in 12 years the play reaches an audience of 800 thousand people in 40 brazilian’s cities and Lisbon, Portugal) with the play that she wrote, acted and produced called UP CLOSE, SHE AIN’T NORMAL directed by Flavio Rocha. She is the only brazilian actress to participate of SUNDANCE DIRECTORS LAB with the feature CASAGRANDE.
As writer, her career had began in 2002, after her graduate in Philosophy at Rio de Janeiro’s Catholic University. The success of her play has made Suzana a well-known writer and conduced her to work during 3 years at Conspiração Films (the biggest independent production company in Brazil) where she wrote, as head-writer, a hit-single cam serie for cable tv about women and sex called THE WOMEN WHO LIKES MEN. The serie achieved a growing audience, during four seasons, of 45%. In 2015, she graduated in SHOWRUNNER DRAMA SERIES at mediaxchange program in Los Angeles.
After 15 years of a well done career on stage, movies and cable TV, as actress and writer, Suzana was hired by Globo Chanel and she became one of the most popular actresses in Brazil (acted in 8 prime time’s telenovelas in 10 years and made a 03 big box office in comedy feature) and she also became head-writer of sucessfull programs. At Globo Channel, between 2009 and 2011 she was co-writer in a sketch comedy called THE GUYS WITHOUT SHAME, that increase the audience in 52% (sundays at noon) and between 2011 and 2013 she wrote as co-writer CARIBBEAN FLOWER, a telenovela that reached a 25% audience, the biggest audience for the past 3 years in the 6pm time and had also achieved the biggest merchandising profit of the year. In 2014, she wrote as head-writer the drama serie THE LADY OF THE NIGHT. In 2015, she wrote the webserie LOOK OF THE DAY, achieving a huge success at gshow.com, the online globo´s plataform. In 2016 and 2017 she wrote as head-writer the telenovela RISING SUN, that reached a 28% audience and again the biggest merchandising profit of the year.