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Maria Simões


Starting his theatrical training in 1989 at Projecto Riscos & Ecos (Aveiro), passing through university theater at CITAC (Coimbra), he had his first professional experience with Visões Úteis (Porto), in 1994. do Morcego – Laboratório Oficina and A Escola da Noite (Coimbra), Teatroesfera (Sintra), TRIGO LIMPO Teatro ACERT (Tondela), developing activities as an actress, director, cultural programmer, producer, staging assistant, trainer, animator, production director , project manager, among others. She is the founder of Descalças Cooperativa Cultural RL. He also develops his activity as an independent multi-artist, having created the Maria Descalça structure.

She worked and trained as an actress with Duarte Morgado, José Gil, João Alvim, Paulo Lisboa, ACTO - Instituto de Arte Dramática, Teresa Grancho, Living Theater (USA), Rui Pisco, Paulo Filipe Monteiro, Nuno Cardoso, José Abreu Fonseca, Pierre Voltz and Théâtre de la Mezzanine (France), José Rui Martins, Pompeu José, Els Flaquibutti (Spain), Julian Boal and Ingrid Koudela (Brazil), Jouni Piekkari and Idalotta Backman (Finland), David Best (Scotland), Jonothan Neelands ( UK).

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