Celso Frateschi

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Celso Frateschi
BornFebruary 9, 1952
São Paulo, Brazil
Years active1985-present
RelativesAndré Frateschi (son)

Celso Frateschi (born February 9, 1952) is a Brazilian actor, director, author and politician.[citation needed]


Celso was born in São Paulo. He is affiliated with the Workers'Party and married the architect and set designer Sylvia Moreira, father of the also actor André Frateschi and Ludmila Frateschi.

He was Municipal Secretary of Culture of São Paulo in the management of Marta Suplicy, and is currently Secretary of Culture in São Bernardo do Campo.

He owns Teatro Ágora, in São Paulo. Recently played Ricardo III and Sonho de um homem ridículo with great success. Actor, director and author, was one of the founders of the groups Teatro Núcleo Independente, Teatro Pequeno, and Ágora - Center for Theatrical Development, of São Paulo. He made his debut at the São Paulo Arena Theater in 1980, in Augusto Boal's Teatro Jornal 1ª Edição. He worked with the principal directors of Brazilian theater, such as Enrique Diaz, José Possi Neto and Domingos de Oliveira.

He wrote The Epidemic, with Paulo Maurício, and Os Imigrantes, with which he debuted as director and received, in 1978, the 'Mambembe Award' for best actor. He received the 'Shell Award' for best actor in 1988, for Eras, by Heiner Müller.

He is a licensed professor at the School of Dramatic Arts at USP. He was Municipal Secretary of Culture in Santo André and São Paulo, in the management of Marta Suplicy, in 2003 and 2004. He was Funarte's president until October 2008, when he resigned. In a letter entitled "The transatlantic phantom" published on the night of August 6, Frateschi says he will not resist the "articulated movement of some officials and some sectors of the Ministry of Culture to destabilize my management in the Funarte presidency."

In August 2008, Celso Frateschi inaugurated his blog on the website of Bravo! Magazine. He is currently producing "Tio Vânia" by Tchecov.





  1. ^ "Guilherme Damasceno (Celso Frateschi)". Sessão de Terapia - GNT. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Personagem de Nathalia Dill é separada do filho recém-nascido no 1º capítulo de 'Êta Mundo Bom!'". Gshow. Retrieved 18 January 2016.

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