|Born||Marco Antonio Aponte Moreno
October 26, 1966
|Alma mater||Sorbonne Nouvelle University|
|Occupation||Actor / Academic|
|Awards||New York Latin ACE Awards, nomination, Best Actor
2005 Huis Clos (No Exit), Theater Play
Aponte's acting career started in the late 1990s in the off-off Broadway theater scene of New York City. He studied drama at the HB Studio and at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in Manhattan. Throughout his acting career he has worked with several theatre companies in New York and London.
In 2001, Aponte founded the theater company Actors of the World. In 2005, he was nominated (in the 'Best Actor in an Ensemble' category) by the New York Latin ACE Awards for his performance of Garcin in the play Huis Clos (A Puerta Cerrada) by Jean-Paul Sartre.
He lives in London where he has worked on several feature films including Emily Wardill's Gamekeepers Without Game, which premiered in London in 2010, and in Martin Scorsese's Hugo, an adaptation of the book The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which premiered worldwide in November 2011.
In 2011, Aponte appeared in the UK premiere of Mario Vargas Llosa's La Chunga, directed by Andy McQuade and produced by Second Skin Theatre. In 2012, the play transferred to the Phoenix in Covent Garden, London.
In 2013, together with George Eugeniou, he adapted the play 'The Knights' by Aristophanes into a one-act political satire called Oh Democracy. He performed the role of Agoracritus. The play opened in London in February 2013.
He studied international business and languages in Paris, France, where he graduated from the University of Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle in 1993. In 1995 he obtained an MBA from Nicholls State University in Thibodeaux, Louisiana. In 2008 he obtained a PhD specialising in leadership discourse analysis at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Since 2003 he has taught in several universities in the United States and the United Kingdom including New York University, The City University of New York, Princeton University, the University of Greenwich, the University of London, the University of Surrey, European Business School London and Aston University.
- Marco Aponte Moreno (2009). Metaphors in Hugo Chávez's Political Discourse: Conceptualizing Nation, Revolution, and Opposition, VDM Verlag. ISBN 3-639-11525-2 / ISBN 978-3-639-11525-3
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