Adventures of Fearless João – Mil-folhas
Exercising awe as a daily conquest: this is the challenge proposed by Fearless João.
Entrance is prohibited to those who are not in awe of existence.
Exercising awe as a daily conquest: this is the challenge proposed by Fearless João. And it is also without fear and with an open book that we dive into this story with so many hidden adventures.
Alexandre Vieira Fernandes was born in 1998, in Coimbra. He lived in Figueira da Foz but it was in Coimbra that, at the age of 15, he began his artistic education with a professional acting course at the Colégio São Teotónio. After finishing high school, he enrolled in the acting course of the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (ESTC) where he graduated with an Acting Major. This course ended with an independent course (EDDIE), which was in artistic residence at the Grotowski Institute in Poland, in March 2019, and debut months later at the Teatro da Comuna. In 2021 he participated in the Cyrkulacje Festival, where he took part in workshops directed by Pawel Konios, Iwona Olszowska and Alicja Miszczor. In film, he played special extra roles in Fanny Ardant’s “Le Divan de Staline” and António Ferreira’s “Pedro e Inês”.
Cast and CreativePerformance Alexandre Vieira
Artistic coordination Leonor Barata
Based on The Adventures of Fearless João, by José Gomes Ferreira
This performance is part of the Mil-folhas project