Born in Brazil, Fernanda joined the Lucerne Ballet at 17, then Dortmund and Zaragoza where she is a soloist. In 2000, she joined the Ballet du Grand Théâtre until 2014. Since 2014, she has been artistic advisor for the Ballet Junior and the Grand Théâtre de Genève. She runs educational workshops and is a visiting professor at the Ballet du Grand Théâtre. Fernanda holds a state diploma at the CND in Paris.