Directed by Gustavo Bicalho and Henrique Gonçalves
Artesanal Cia. de Teatro has been mainly producing plays for children and the younger crowd, and is considered to be a role model for this sector.
The company invests in an innovative and contemporary language, and has been accumulating, since its foundation in 1995, many publications, awards and recognition from the press, the audience and the critics.
Artesanal Cia. de Teatro focuses
on researching distinctive narrative languages, working with puppets, shadows, masks, singing, cinema and videographics; always placing the actor as the main element on stage.
Artesanal's uniqueness lies in its ability to deliver a signature work, with extreme aesthetic care, an intelligent text and a careful production that, in the end, reaches audiences of all ages.
"It’s one of Brazil’s best. It is a pleasure to know such competent professionals who have worked together for so many years, who are concerned with the quality for the arts for children, who are conscientious of the delicateness and pitfalls in this type of theater, and who are attuned to the most diverse forms of artistic expression."
Dib Carneiro Neto - Journalist and Playwright
"Each performance is more flawless than the other, and all are treated with the finest dramaturgy in every part of the play. This means that the paths taken by “Artesanal Cia. de Teatro”, which led them to victorious researches in every artistic style, were not their only challenges."
Director and Playwright/Founder and Director of the FIL-Festival international language Exchange