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​​​ABOUT COMPA​NHIA NOVA DE TEATRO

Founded in 2001 by director Lenerson Polonini and the actress and costume designer Carina Casuscelli, the company develops a continuous research encompassing performance, body arts and visual arts.

Companhia Nova de Teatro is an open company which invites actors, dancers and artists from several fields to collaborate with its productions at every new project. The multimedia theater developed by Companhia Nova de Teatro explores the stage tridimensionality and connects art and urban space.

The performative acting privileges the physical aspect of actors on the stage, where they do not play "roles", but act as icons, images and vehicles through which the audience can receive multiple visual and sounding events as if they were inside a box of sensational stimuli.

In 2012, the company won the first place of Premio Internazionale Teatro Dell' Inclusione Teresa Pomodoro, in Milan (Italy), with the show Caminos Invisibles...La Partida. Eugenio Barba, Luca Ranconi, Lev Dodin and Jonathan Mills were among the members of the jury. In 2013, funded by Brazilian Ministry of Culture's program of artistic exchange, the group members participated in an Art Residence at Attis Theatre, in Athens (Greece), there debuting the play Krisis, supervised by Theodoros Terzopoulos, the Greek company director and creator of “Theater Olympics”.

In June 2015, Companhia Nova de Teatro was invited to exhibit the costumes of their mise-en-scene for Gertrude Stein's Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights at the event "Costume at the Turn of the Century: 1990–2015” in the legendary Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum, in Moskow (Russia), including a performance at the event opening.

 

The latest work of company was Richard Foreman's Trilogy with the plays Bad Boy Nietzsche,  Old-Fashioned Prostitutes and The Gods Are Pouding My Head by avant garde artist Richard Foreman and directed by Lenerson Polonini in São Paulo City.

 

Currently, the company works in a repertoire that will celebrate 20 years of the group, sponsored by Secretary of Culture of São Paulo.

 

CAMINOS INVISIBLES

CAMINOS INVISIBLES

A CRIPTA DE POE

DOUTOR FAUSTUS LIGA A LUZ
DOUTOR FAUSTUS LIGA A LUZ
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