Rute Ribeiro & Luis Vieria In Conversation

Portuguese Puppet Artists and Program Directors Rute Ribeiro & Luis Vieira will discuss their approach to programming and creating an international festival, particularly in the time Covid. Avid educators, presenters and sought after performers, Ribeiro & Vieira’s unique perspectives are a breath of fresh air in these challenging times. The evening will close with a brief Q&A.

This event is presented as part of our “Puppet Tuesday” series.

Details

Tuesday, October 26th at 8PM et via Zoom

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*Video on demand will be available within one week following the artist’s talk to all who register.

About The Speakers

Rute Ribeiro

Rute Ribeiro is a Portuguese puppeteer, director and programmer. Co-artistic director of the company A Tarumba and FIMFA Lx – International Festival of Puppetry and Animated Forms. Specialist degree in Arts/Theatre/Theory by Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, 2013. Graduated in History by Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, 1991-95. FIMFA was distinguished with the Critics Award 2010, by the Portuguese Association of Theatre Critics. She received (with Luís Vieira) the Person of the Year 2013 Award, within the National Multimedia Awards given by Associação Multimédia (APMP), by their work on the Festival. As a stage director, she directed several shows and has been performing internationally. She has been working professionally in the field of Puppetry since 1991. Rute has several books published in the field of Puppet Theatre. She collaborates as an invited teacher in the area of Theatre and in the Post-Graduations in Puppetry and Animated Forms and in Story Animation at Escola Superior de Educação de Lisboa – ESELx.

Luis Viera

Luís Vieira is a Portuguese puppeteer, puppet builder, director and programmer. Artistic director and founder of the company A Tarumba (since 1993) and FIMFA Lx – International Festival of Puppetry and Animated Forms (since 2001). FIMFA was distinguished with the Critics Award 2010, by the Portuguese Association of Theatre Critics. He received (with Rute Ribeiro) the Person of the Year 2013 Award, within the National Multimedia Awards given by Associação Multimédia (APMP), by their work on the Festival. As a stage director he directed several shows and has been performing internationally. Luís has been working professionally in the field of Puppetry since 1987. He has been conducting several workshops on Puppetry and has several articles published in the field of Puppet Theatre. Luís collaborates as an invited teacher in the area of Theatre and in the Post-Graduations in Puppetry and Animated Forms and in Story Animation at Escola Superior de Educação de Lisboa – ESELx.

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