LECTURE | Coletiva Teatro: A case study in group theatre praxis in academia
THU NOV 18 @ 5:30-6:30PM
Roble Gym 137 | Open to Stanford Students, Faculty, and Staff
Please join us for a talk by Dr. Nitza Tenenblat: “Coletiva Teatro: A case study in group theatre praxis in academia”. Tenenblat currently serves as an International Visitor at Stanford’s Humanities Center as nominated by Michael Rau of Stanford TAPS.
ABOUT DR. NITZA TENENBLAT
Nitza Tenenblat is an artist and currently teaches at the Theatre Arts Undergraduate and Graduate Programs of the University of Brasília, Brazil, where she leads the Criação em Coletivo para a CenaResearch Group. Its research projects include aesthetic, technical, political, and ethical aspects of production. Within this research group,Tenenblat is a founding member of Coletiva Teatro, a group theater in residence at the University of Brasilia. As theater director, Tenenblat seeks to develop and aestheticize research into practice as results. At the Coletiva Teatro she coordinates and directs activities such as artistic interventions, the presentation of articles and technical demonstrations, theater workshops, story-telling sessions, and theater performances.
She completed her Masters Degree in Theatre Directing at Royal Holloway University of London (2002) and her PhD in Performance Studies with an emphasis in Studies in Performance and Practice at the University of California at Davis (2011). Recent directing credits of devised pieces with Coletiva Teatro include O Amor Que Habito, Uma Sonata Familiar (co-directed with Michael Rau and Luar de Contos). Her work has been successfully presented at local, national and international conferences and venues. http://www.coletivateatro.unb.br