Wesley Guimarães'

directing

"To me, a collaborative process is one of the most empowering exercises of community. As a young director of both film & theater, my work is to activate the authentic relationships between artists and within the stories we get to tell."

Theater

"Theater is by the people, with the people and for the people".

Wes is an independent freelance director and theater-maker from Rio de Janeiro. He is affiliated with The Center for International Theater Development (CITD), and has directed for The American Conservatory Theater M.F.A. program, and Amherst College.

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Film

And as a freelance filmmaker, Wes' writes and produces his work independently with friends and collaborators. His work is anchored by rich collaboration processes & an extensive devising background. His debut short-film 'Relief' is an Official Selection at the New York Long Island Film Festival and was a semi-finalist at the Los Angeles Film Awards (LAFA).