Gerson Couto, or Gerson, as he prefers, was born in Santos-São Paulo, grew up in João Monlevade - Minas Gerais, and now lives in Rio de Janeiro. Having graduated in Dance at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, he now studies at Centro de Artes Nós da Dança, dedicating his life entirely to the Arts and bringing to reality all the artistic ideas that appear in his mind.

He's been acting in diverse artistic works, as:

As actor in the documentary Sin Cuartel - Directed by Alan Tomlinson.

Dancer in the TV show Amor & Sexo in their three last seasons, starting in 2012, headed by Fernanda Lima, Rede Globo.

Writer for the blog Dito Pelo Maldito, where he has the "A Maldição do Cinema", in which he talks weekly about horror movies.

In 2013, he was invited to pose for the lens of the Lithuanian photographer Renonas Maknys. He has since been working with other photographers, such as Chilean Alvaro Riveros and Brazilian Fábio Pamplona and for the artist Claudio Villela.

Writer for his own blog, Quando o Escritor Para de Escrever.

 

 

Curiosities:

 

Favorite book: Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands - Jorge Amado

If he could write a story that already exists, which would it be? The Animals Of Farthing Wood - Colin Dann

A special day: The four days of Rio de Janeiro´s street carnival.

 

"I'm a guy who likes to create... it can be through my word, my body or my voice. When I´m not doing these things, you'll find me at the beach..."