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May, the month of puppets in Lisbon

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FIMFA Lx14 starts today in Lisbon, Portugal, with a program full of must-see companies (click here). This festival, organized by A Tarumba, is an auhentic showcase of contemporary trends in scenic arts. In fact, Rute Ribeiro and Luis Vieira, artistic directors, define FIMFA as a festival of ‘animated forms’. The variety of formats and the mix of disciplines witness the force of the modern puppetry and the rule it can play in big cities cultural … Read entire article »

Filed under: Festivals, News

Projecto Funicular – Workshop with Agnès Limbos and Nicole Mossoux in Lisbon

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Project  Funicular that Lisbon A Tarumba company done year after year, consists of a program of courses and workshops by the best artists of the genre. This year they present, coinciding with the festival FIMFA 2013, a training workshop on Puppet Theatre under the title “The Body versus Object”, directed by Agnès Limbos and Nicole Mossoux . Two great artists meet to pool their knowledge in a unique workshop on how to use the body … Read entire article »

Filed under: Courses, News, Training and development

Miquel Gallardo at the National Theatre in Lisbon, just ‘Puro Teatro’

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Luis Vieira and Rute Ribeiro, directors of Festival Internacional de Marionetas e Formas Animadas of Lisbon – FIMFA Lx, had reserved very special shows to close 2012 edition. ‘Diagnose: Hamlet’, by Miquel Gallardo, and ‘La música pintada’ (‘Painted music’), by Joan Baixas, were good representatives of the high quality of Catalan artists. Not a surprise, considering Baixas’ long career, started in the late 1960s along with Teresa Calafell under the name Teatre de La Claca, … Read entire article »

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Astonishing small (experimental) format in Lisbon

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At FIMFA Lx – Festival Internacional de Marionetas e Formas Animadas de Lisboa, Portugal, small format shows are performed in such appropriate places involving A Tarumba’s neighbours. This is how directors Luis Vieira and Rute Ribeiro make a network in their local area as an alternative choice for weekdays during the Festival. For two days, we could see a selection of four short shows (25 minutes maximum) in places for 15-20 people. After that, a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Festivals, Front page, Performances

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