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ACTRESS / SINGER / VOICE ACTRESS
Sandra Bourdonnec is an artist of French, Caribbean and Italian origin living since 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Her native language is French, she is also fluent in English and German and very good in Spanish.
After doing more than 15 years of ballet, she was attracted to theater and musicals, and then in making music and the voice work. She trained at Les Cours Florent in Paris from which she graduated in 2010.
Passionate about "performance art" in all its forms, she directed "Vicistica", a contemporary tragedy-ballet for 11 dancers and 5 actors, adapted from "Tableau d'une exécution" by Howard Barker. She will continue directing with "Veiller sur un ange", a tragi-comedy she wrote for 8 actors, three of whom have Down syndrome.
In 2015 she produced, directed and acted in her first feature film "Let the Wind take everything away" which can be seen in streaming on the platform: www.behindthetree . In 2016, she directed "R.E.D" and "The Life of a Pineapple" (free to view on Vimeo).
She plays Colette in Ilker Çatak's feature film "Es gilt das gesprochene Wort" (I was, I am, I will be), she plays Ellie in "Um die 50", a film by Ralf Huettner and Dominic Raacke. Her first engagement in a Berlin Theater will be for the role of Susanne in "Italienische Nacht" directed by Thomas Ostermeier at the Schaubühne. In 2019 she begins a collaboration with the Maxim Gorki Theater and the Polish director Marta Górnicka and can be seen in "Political Voices Institut", "Community: an App for One Person" and "Still Life, the Chorus for Animals, People and all other Lives”.
As professional singer and vocalist, she constantly collaborates with various musicians, including the producer Michael Benson.