Carlos Manuel Pimenta

Born in Lisbon – 1958.

Theatre director and actor.

Degree in Communication Sciences (communication, art and culture) – Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Master´s Degree in Communication Sciences (culture, art, and new technologies) – UNL.PhD candidate in Communication Sciences – Universidade Lusófona. Arts Management Course (National Institute of Administration).

Photography Course at Ar.Co. Head of the Theatre Department (Ministry of Culture) from 1997 to 2001. Consultant to the internationalization of the arts (Instituto Camões) 2002-2008

Representative of Portugal in the European Union in the areas of Creative Partnerships and Artists´ Residencies. Teacher at ECATI|ULHT and director of the degree in Performing Arts and Technologies (Lisbon) and of the degree in Dramatic Arts (Porto).

Along with his artistic activity (theatre | performing arts) has been engaged in recent years to the study and research on the relationship between art, culture and technology.

In 2004 was distinguished by the French Government as Chevalier de l´Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Main productions as director:

  • Death of a Salesman (Arthur Miller) – Direction and set design. Prod. Comapanhia de Teatro de Almada
  • A Grande Vaga de Frio – com Orlando de Virginia Woolf. Direction and set design. Prod: Ensemble |TNSJ | CCB
  • Quarteto | Quartett (Heiner Muller) Direction and Set. Prod. TNSJ | CCB
  • L´Isola Disabitata – (Opera) (Mazonni-Metastasio) – Direction and set design. Prod. CCB | Divino Sospiro
  • O Pássaro de Fogo | Firebird (Stravinsky, F. Duarte) Dramaturgy and Direction – Dance – Companhia Nacional de Bailado | Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa; Andrómaca | Andromaque
  • Depois da guerra: humana, ainda demasiado humana! (Racine) – Graduation show | ESMAE – Teatro Helena Sá e Costa
  • À espera de Godot | Waiting for Godot (Samuel Beckett) – Co.Prod. Ensemble – São Luiz Teatro Municipal – colaboration TNSJ
  • A Voz Humana | La Voix Humaine (Jean Cocteau) Prod. Ensemble | São Luiz Teatro Municipal | Teatro Nacional de S. João | Festival Temps d´Images; Antigono (Ópera) CCB | Divino Sospiro
  • Dueto para Um | Duet for One (Tom Kempinsky) Prod. Ensemble | TNSJ. TECA | Porto; Alguém olhará por mim | Someone to watch over me (Frank Mcguiness) Prod. Ensemble | TNSJ. Porto
  • Oleanna (David Mamet. Prod. Ensemble. Porto)
  • Dois Homens (José Maria Vieira Mendes) Prod. Companhia de Teatro de Almada
  • A Senhora de Sade | Madame de Sade (Yukio Mishima) Prod. CCB
  • A Dama do Mar | Lady from the Sea (Ibsen) Prod. Ensemble | TNSJ. Porto
  • Variações à Beira de um lago | The Duck Variations (David Mamet) Prod. Companhia de Teatro de Almada
  • Quando Deus quis um filho | When God Wanted a Son (ArnoldWesker) Prod. Ensemble
  • Senso (Boito /Visconti) – with Luciana Fina andMonica Calle – Prod. TNDMII
  • Berenice (Racine) Prod. TNDMII: Luz / Interior- Insulto ao publico | Offending the Audience (Peter Handke). Prod.JGM / Rita Só / Casa Conveniente
  • Estudo para Ricardo III / um ensaio sobre o Poder (W. Shakespeare). Prod. TNDMII; Moderato Cantabile (Marguerite Duras). Prod. TNDMII
  • A Fuga | La Fuite (Gao Xingjian). Prod. CTSintra: O Regresso de Ifigénia | The return of Iphigenia (Yannis Ritsos) Prod. Lucia Sigalho. Cadeia das Mónicas;
  • Aos Crocodilos Mete-se-lhes um Pau na Boca | Le Rodeur (Enzo Cormann). Prod TNDMII; Doublages (Jean-Paul Wenzel). Prod. Fundação C. Gulbenkian

EDUCATION

2014:Mestrado. Master’s Degree.Ciências da Comunicação.
Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Portugal.
Licenciatura. Degree. Ciências da Comunicação.
Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Portugal.

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