Today we’d like to introduce you to Rodrigo Varandas.
Rodrigo was born in Santos, Sao Paulo with big dreams and hopes. His main purpose in life was artistic. Always involved in different kinds of Art Rodrigo found a home. He at the age of 16 then moved to the United States of America to pursue a career in Theater. After three years, he got a Bachelor in Fine Arts.
Not happy with his accomplishments, Rodrigo also studied photography because as he says, “Capturing stories and moments is something divine”.
Today Rodrigo is an accomplished Actor, Director, Singer, Dancer and Photographer. His works has been seen in 4 different Continents. From Romeo and Juliet to Kinky Boots. From A Local Newspaper to Billboards around the globe. From a Short Film in Los Angeles to being in people’s Television’s internationally.
We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
The road to success has never been easy. Being a foreign artist has many challenges. Rodrigo had his VISA denied once in America and he had to leave everything he has built behind to go back to his country. Financially and Mentally the VISA process took a toll on Rodrigo’s brain.
We’d love to hear more about your work and what you are currently focused on. What else should we know?
Rodrigo is an accomplished actor. He has worked in 17 different musicals. Rodrigo is an accomplished Director/Choreographer. He has worked in Germany, Brazil and England. Rodrigo is an accomplished Photographer. He has a Headshot company in Los Angeles. His company is unique because the session is tailored to you. Coming from an actor’s perspective, he will coach you to get the best shots, with an accessible price and the session is always a big party.
So, what’s next? Any big plans?
Rodrigo is shifting his focus and trying to bring his talents and expertise to behind the scenes and passing it forward to new artists.
So he is now teaching several different masterclasses and developing new projects.
- Website: rodrigodeoliveiravarandas.com
- Phone: varandasphotography.com
- Email: @varandas.photography
- Instagram: @rodrigo.varandas