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TRIP TO PORTO

Last month Jasmina, Anamaria and Eugene had the pleasure of travelling to Porto to meet and exchange with friends and collaborators MEXE Associação Cultural, Festival FAACCC and Edith Scher and Matemurga de Villa Crespo, and to share knowledge and ideas and discuss future plans.   Another reason for our visit was to experience the mesmerising performance of Matemurga de Villa Crespo, programmed by MEXE Associação Cultural, which successfully…

Marco Ferreira

Marco Ferreira (1975) is one of Portugal’s most promising theatre makers and actors with a genuine interest in collaborating with theatrically inexperienced community performers. He received his initial training at the Evora Acting School before embarking on projects with Portuguese and foreign directors, including Eugenio Barba’s Odin Teatret. Starting in 2000 he began to collaborate…

A’pele

A’Pele [Portuguese for ‘skin’] is one of Portugal’s leading community theatre companies. It was founded in 2007 with the intention of questioning the theatre as a privileged space. A’Pele uses this art form to generate dialogue and collective creations that involve the city’s popular and marginalised communities. A’Pele is home to Porto’s Theatre of the…