Switching Characters: Meet Bruna Martins Nunes

Age: 22 years-old

Hometown: Rio de Janeiro

Major: Publicity and Advertisement

Year: 2017

Zodiac sign: I’m a wonderful pisces, right?

A color: Blue

Favorite movie: Titanic or Moulin Rouge

Favorite song: “Mandolins”, by Oswaldo Montenegro

The food I like the most is: Man, I really like noodles with scrambled eggs, for real! [Laughs]

Can you tell us a funny story? I've got a bad memory, but the only story I can remember happened a month ago. I made some tea for my brother, who was on the computer, playing. I just don’t know how, but he poured the entire cup on the computer! My parents were in the room, but they just couldn’t know it happened because they would give him a huge scolding. So we agreed that I would distract my parents with some story, while my brother would take the keyboard to the bathroom. When he got there, I took the hair dryer for him. So we basically stayed there for half an hour trying to dry the keyboard, on the weakest steam and with the doors closed so no one would hear us, and it still didn’t work out.

When did you begin to study theater? My relationship with the theater began in 2007, when I was 13 years-old. I'm not sure why I decided to do it, but I started and since then, it is one of the greatest joys of my life. In the theater I feel that there is no judgment, that life is light, that art fondles with one hand, but at the same time shakes you with the other. It is a great existential lab, an eternal study of this crazy thing that is the human being. Being on stage and being able to give life to a character, to deeply move someone’s emotions, to laugh, to induce reflection, are certainly the best feelings I have ever felt.

Why did you choose Cásper? What do you like the most in here? Look, I chose Cásper because I thought the school program was pretty good. I used to study in PUC, so I was crazy to begin my second graduation and start working. It is also because it’s among the best communication colleges in Brazil, and I knew about the possibility of becoming a monitor or an intern as well, which certainly was the biggest differential at the time.

And why do you study Publicity and Advertisement? First, because I always knew I wanted to work with people. So I studied Psychology for a year, but then I realized that the health area was not for me, and I identified myself a lot with the communication area. I think advertising has a huge power of revolution in its hands. It builds standards, but it can also be the one who deconstructs them, and it is very effective, because everyone has access to advertising. I like this idea of breaking patterns.

What would you never do as a publicist? I think that silently accepting a job that I know that perpetuates any kind of oppression and repression is something that I would never do.

What is your worst flaw? I always take things very seriously. I give my entire self to anything, and I give an unnecessary burden to everything.

And your best quality? People always come to me in moments of anguish, so I think I'm a good listener, or I transmit some kind of very strong confidence.

What’s curious about you? I'm in love with light switches. Seriously. Whenever I enter a house I've never been, I love to get to know which switch connects to which lamp, and to analyze if there is any logic at their disposal that reflects on the environment.

How do you imagine yourself 10 years from now? Wow, I don’t even know how I imagine myself tomorrow! [Laughs] I have a huge desire to be able to sustain myself doing theater. I would open a company with some friends that I trust and that I know that have the same dreams as me. I would also like to live by myself in a small house or an apartment of one or two rooms, with a dog. [Laughs]