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Museu dos Meninos

Museu dos meninos, ‘Museum of Children’, is a transdisciplinary arts project that involves mapping the collection and preservation of narratives and memories of Afro-Brazilian youth between the ages of 15 and 29. These young men live in the Complexo do Alemão, an area composed of many favelas in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Male youth…

Estopô Balaio

João Junior is a professional theatre maker who works both at the community-level (out of passion) and in more mainstream settings (to earn a living). His roots lie in the Sertão, the impoverished and drought-ridden northeastern part of Brazil from where, for decades now, people have been migrating to the south in search of a…

Carroça de Mamulengos

Until a couple of years ago, Carroça never stopped travelling around Brazil, always establishing profound relations with local communities wherever they happened to land. The company is very much a family enterprise and today encompasses three generations and many different performance disciplines. These include puppetry, music, clowning, storytelling, and a variety of arts and crafts.…

Favela Forca

Favela Força is a theatre group that works on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is composed of actors from Vila Cruzeiro, the suburbs of Penha, a community known for its unfortunate history of violence but also as a place of intense creativity. The group has two main aims: enhancing a culture of…