Thaisa Monteiro was born & raised in Brazil and moved to Las Vegas in 2012. She has a BS in physical education with a specialty in cardiac rehabilitation. She was a competitor on the Brazilian Taekwon-Do national team and currently trains and teaches jiu-jitsu here in Las Vegas. She successfully completed her acting training at one of the best schools in São Paulo. Thaisa’s previous stage management credits include APF’s readings of Closer, Red, The Realistic Joneses and Fool for Love and their mainstage production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane. She’s also a talented performer and has been seen locally in APF’s Wit and A Summons from the Tinker…, Signature Production’s Mary Poppins and as an extra in the feature film Poor Boy. Local productions and events have also featured her crafting talents.