Suzy McCalley is an interdisciplinary artist rom Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her work deals with gender and racial equity, representation and healing through exploratory approaches to story telling.
Working in the forms of music, singing, songwriting, playwriting, screenwriting, directing, poetry, violin, acting and movement, Suzy creates new works that invite human connection, understanding and cultural shift.
Her one woman show “Little Bird in the Night” was featured at the United Solo Festival and at La Mama Experimental Theatre Company in New York City.
Her original plays with music like “A Goddess Tale” was featured at the Ruby Slipper Festival, The Hanes Brands Theatre and the North Carolina Black Theatre Festival in Winston Salem, North Carolina.
Most recently Suzy starred in the independent feature film “GEM” by Nathan Ross Freeman. She also released her full length album under “Suzy Mac” titled “Into the Flame” (available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and in print).
Suzy’s artistic ambition is to highlight marginalized stories; especially those by and about women of color. As a woman and immigrant to the United States, Suzy’s work focuses on telling personal stories as political acts that challenge us to think about the unique struggles women face while coming to power in a new place.
Living is creating.”