CARLOS GOMES

kantanka promo direct by Carlos Gomes

THEATRE DIRECTOR, DRAMATURG, DESIGNER, PERFORMER

EDUCATION.

2007
Asia Link. Artist residency in Indonesia (West Java)
2006
Time Place Space. University of Queensland and Performance Space
2002-04
MA Theatre Studies. University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
1997-98
Ceramic Design. National School of Arts, Sydney, Australia
1988-90
Physical Theatre. Desmond Jones School of Physical Theatre, London, UK
1985-88
Theatre Production and Peformer. Centro de Pesquisa Teatral (CPT), SESC, Brazil
1982-85
BA Fine Arts. Faculdade Belas Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil

PROFESSIONAL WORKS, COMMISSIONS

2008
Director and Designer FEARLESS N Kantankas hybrid performance inspired by the Australian Mary Evans, an icon of Hindi cinema in the 1940s.

Director and Designer ALICE TRILOGY by Tom Murphy at Cultura Inglesa Festival in Brazil.

Performer and devisor. FINALE at Live Works Festival for Performance Space.

2007
Director, Designer THE TANGLED GARDEN , Australian and Indonesian collaboration based on the novel by Thomas Mann, toured Indonesia and Australia.

Artist Residency ASIA LINK with CCL Communitas in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia.

Performer, Designer Maker, VOLTA An industrial strength theatre event at Carriagesworks.

2006
Artist participant TIME PLACE SPACE 5 , workshop on hybrid performance collaboration.

Director and Dramaturgy LITTLE WORLD ,A ethnographical solo performance at La Mamma.

Designer, THE CAT LADY FROM BEXLEY at Sidetrack studio for Theatre of the Deaf.

2005
SANCTUS Sidetrack and Darlinghurst Theatre.

Lecturer, Director BEYOND MEASURE , University of Western Sydney.

2004
Designer, KARAOKE DREAMS , Urban Theatre Project.

Curator/Director, Short and Sharp, Urban Theatre Project.

Director, LANDED , Co. Theatre Physical. Sidetrack Theatre, Australia.

Director/Performer/Deviser, SANCTUS , Sidetrack Performance Group, Sydney.

2003
Director/Dramaturg, DOUBLE HAPPINESS BURLESQUE CABARET , Ten Days on the Island Festival, Tasmania.

Director, THE BOOK KEEPER OF RUA DOS DOURADORES ,Sidetrack Performance Group.

Designer, MAGIC BIKE , Site Performance. Melbourne International Arts Festival.

Director/Dramaturg, CRIME SITE , Pact Theatre/Theatre Kantanka collaboration.

2002
Director/Dramaturg, THE BOOK KEEPER OF RUA DOS DOURAD0RES , Sidetrack Performance Group.

Director/Dramaturg, LANDED , Creative Development for Co. Theatre Physical.

2001
Designer/Dramaturg, CENSORED , Two Turns Company. Ten Days on the Island Festival, Tasmania.

Co-Director/Designer, INANNAS DESCENT , Theatre Kantankas site specific performance in an underground car-park.

2000
Director/Designer, OVEREXPOSED , adaptation of Nelson Rodrigues Album de Familia at P. Space.

Director, THE EYE , Theatre Kantanka. Adelaide Festival and regional tour.

1999
Director/Co-designer, The Eye, Theatre Kantanka. Lismore, Australia.

Director and Designer, THE INCH BOY , Salamanca Theatre. Hobart.

Director/Designer, WONDER ALICE WONDER , Co. Theatre Physical. Melbourne and Perth Arts Festival,

1998
Director/Designer, WATERS OF BRIGHTNESS , Theatre Kantankas site-specific performance in Sydneys Chinese Gardens, Australia.

1997
Director/Puppeteer, BLACK HAIR, Theatre Kantanka. Carnivale Festival, Sydney, Australia.

1996
Director/Designer, AVEAVES ,Theatre Kantanka. Bondi Pavilion, Wylie Park

Parade Artistic Director, Festival in the Fields, involving 4 primary schools in Western Sydney.

Designer, At Sea, (short film) directed by Penny Fowler-Smith.

1995
Director/Designer, MISS HAVISHAMS DREAM , Co. Theatre Physical. Australia, Europe and Asia Festivals

Director/Designer, Frottage, outdoor performance, Performance Space, Sydney.

Co-Director, EXPENDABLE , outdoor performance by Legs on the Wall, Sydney.

Director/Designer, Freeway Follies, outdoor performance by Legs on the Wall and Stalker.

1994
Director/Designer, Dorotheia, Ovos 31 production of Nelson Rodrigues play at Centro Cultural Sao Paulo.

1992
Designer, Dances with Guns, Greek Community Theatre. London, UK.

1992
Director/Designer, Tamoyos, Boi de Mamao.London Int. Mime Festival and UK tour.

1990-89
Director/Designer, Friar Bentinho of Saint Anthony, Boi de Mamao. London International Mime Festival, Watermans Arts Centre, Battersea Arts Centre and tours of Europe.

1987-85
Performer/Designer, A HORA E A VEZ DE AUGUSTO MATRAGA , and MACUNAIMA for Company Macunaima, Sao Paulo, Brazil.