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Teatro do Bairro Alto reopens to the public on April 20 with the premiere of “Anda, Diana”, created by ballerina Diana Niepce, from the experience of her tetrapelagia caused by an accident.
Simultaneously, the Digital Program continues with conversations, new proposals from the Histories of Experimental cycle, this time about archives and institutions, and the debut of “TM”, the new creation of the Belgian company Ontroerend Goed, for virtual networks.
On April 24 at 11:00 am, there will be audio description, interpretation in Portuguese Sign Language and subtitling in Portuguese and English, in the play by Diana Niepce.
Next Thursday, before the opening and premiere on stage, in the digital room of Teatro do Bairro Alto, in Zoom, Diana Niepce’s book “Anda, Diana”, edited by Sistema Solar, will be presented in a conversation with the journalist Cláudia Galhós.
The work, as well as the show, is an inner narrative developed from cruelly real facts, contaminated by the author’s artistic perspective.
The show will be on stage until April 24, with a show from Tuesday to Friday, at 7:00 pm, and on Saturday, at 11:00 am, with Portuguese Sign Language.
On April 7 there will be “Histórias do Experimental”, in a digital program in seminar format, with two conferences and a round table, focusing on issues such as the archive, the interconnection between the aesthetic and the political and the counterculture of the long 1960s .
The next day it will be the turn of researchers Marco Baravalle and Sara Buraya Bonet to participate in another program of “Histories of Experimental, about the festivalization of performing arts institutions.
From April 21st to 25th, the Belgian theater and performance company Ontroerend Goed will present “TM”, while on April 29th the Swedish composer and artist Ellen Arkbro, who has a jazz background, will perform at a concert in which she will perform themes of “Chords”, record work that edited in 2019.