Scarlett Rivers was born Andressa Riveros
in São Jose Dos Campos, SP, Brazil, to proud parents, Maria and Manuel Riveros.
Since immigrating to Canada in 1994 and arriving in Edmonton, AB, without knowing any English, Scarlett has since mastered the English language and has appeared in over 70 productions both in theatre and film.
She fell in love with acting at a very young age while watching, learning, and performing renditions of Disney Movies, much to the dismay of her older brother, Carlos Riveros.
She started dipping her toes in the Edmonton Theatre Community at the age of 11 while attending drama classes, workshops, and talent showcases around Alberta in her spare time.
in 2011 she relocated to Vancouver, BC to pursue acting full time.
She worked steadily in and around Vancouver before moving to London, UK to attend the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, in 2012.
Since moving back to Canada Scarlett has worked on and off in theatre and film.
Some of her most notable credits include Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire, Cassius in Julius Cesar, Irina in Mail Order Beard, Heather in Hybrid Moments: A Romantic Black Comedy, and Dana in More Than One.
Scarlett travels between Toronto and Vancouver For work and is
currently enjoying branching out writing, directing, and producing her own projects.
You Dog, a short film she is producing in association with BCSPCA is her first time dabbling in screenwriting and she couldn't be more excited; especially when it's for a good cause!.. .and DOGS!