Warm Cape Verdian and Brazilian music mixed with personal stories
Melissa Fortes (NL)
A first big childhood love, how her parents met, Valentine’s Day. Melissa Fortes’ first solo performance AMORDISIAC is a mix of music and autobiographical stories about all-encompassing love brimming with monologues and interactions with the guitarist and audience. A celebration of love featuring laughter, singing, and dancing.
By now, Melissa has straddled the stage for more than 15 years as a singer, actress, and songwriter. She has toured the world with major artists such as Nelson Freitas, Livity, and Gil Semedo. Her music is a mix of hot Cape Verdian and Brazilian sounds with a splash of jazz and soul. Within the IMPACT traject, Melissa has developed her creative skills and the performance AMORDISIAC. Melissa has developed her makership and the AMORDISIAC performance within the IMPACT traject of development platform IMPACT.