Ana Carolina Lima is a Brazilian actress based in New York City. She is best known for the TV soap opera Uma Rosa com Amor and the film Espalhadas Pelo Ar for which she received three awards as Best Actress and which was exhibited in the “Semeine de la Critique” at the Cannes Film Festival. She also attended the Raindance Film Festival in London with the feature film Centro de Gravidade where she received exemplary reviews from critics.
Ana has been working in theatre since 2001 in a variety of styles including Comedy, Drama, Absurd, Experimental and Musical. She worked for SESI-SP Theater for five years – four with Nucleo Experimental de Teatro and one on tour around the state. She was also the leading role in a co-production between Rubens Ewald Filho and Satyros in Sao Paulo, Brazil and worked alongside great names from Grupo Tapa such as Norival Rizzo, Caca Amaral and Riba Carlovich.
Ana came to NYC after working in Brazil’s industry for 12 years. She has been training in Method Acting at The Institute for 10 years where she continues to develop her craft. She has performed in two Shakespeare Downtown productions directed by Geoffrey Horne and was part of the Convergences Theatre Collective. In addition to training as an actor, Ana has become a teacher in order to pass along important techniques and skills to her students for their own success.