Zeca Ligiéro

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Zeca Ligiéro is a writer, director and drama professor. Doctor for the Department of Performance Studies of New York University. In Brazil, he is the director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, whose headquarters are in New York. He is also one of the founders of the MA course in Theater at UNI/Rio. He coordinates the Núcleo de Estudos das Performances Afro–Ameríndias that organized the first meeting of Performance e Política das Américas at UNI/Rio. In the Drama Field, he directed O Mito de Medéia, As Loucuras do Doutor Corpo Santo, As Bacantes, and Kabaret Futurista. In the USA, he adapted and directed Guimarães Rosa's The Third Bank of The River and his own Elegba Crossing, a Journey. He has books published in Portuguese, Spanish and English. Among them we can mention Divine Inspiration From Benin to Bahia, Iniciación Al Candomblé and O Teatro Infantil de Zeca Ligiéro.

Background Information
  • Country: Brazil
  • Date: Sunday, March 13, 2005
  • Encuentro Location: Teatro da Cidade
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