Luiz Duarte da Rocha

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Luiz Duarte da Rocha
Born (1956-02-29) February 29, 1956 (age 61)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Luiz Duarte da Rocha (born 29 February 1956) is a Brazilian playwright and director, and singer/songwriter. He was one of the creators of the Movimento do Disco Independente (Independent Records Movement) in 1979.[1]

Career[edit]

Duarte was born in Rio de Janeiro. He recorded two albums, but stopped recording in 1984 for 20 years before returning with a show titled “Caetaneando”. As an author, in 1988 he won the Jabuti Award for his book Irmão Grimm, Irmão Grimm.

Awards[edit]

He has received more than 16 awards and 63 nominations, including, for three times, the Prêmio Mambembe de Teatro - the most important theater award in Brazil -, and Prêmio Jabuti, the most important book award in Brazil.

Main Theater Plays[edit]

  • Adults: As Deusas de Cameron, As Larvas, Atrizes de Ouro, Canto e Briga na Terra Santa, Contos do Alquimista, Escrava Anastácia.
  • Youth: Anathron, Dom Quixote - Figuras da Triste Figura

For children[edit]

A Caixa de Cristal; A Feiticeira, o Ogro e o Soldado; A Floresta Mágica; A Fuga do Planeta Kiltran; As Incríveis Mulheres do Dr. Kynoba; Cinderela Chinesa; Irmão Grimm, Irmão Grimm.

Main Awards[edit]

  • Prêmio Jabuti de Literatura (Jabuti Award, Literature) - the book Irmão Grimm, Irmão Grimm (1988)
  • Prêmio INACEM 1987-RJ - 5 best plays in the year
  • Prêmio MinC - Troféu Mambembe 1987 - best new playwright and director
  • Prêmio ESTÍMULO-S.C. São Paulo - 1988 - Anathron - best play - One of the 10 best productions of the 1980s, by the newspaper Estado de São Paulo.
  • Prêmio Nacional de Dramaturgia sobre a Questão do Negro – FUNDACEN/1988 - with Escrava Anastácia
  • Prêmio MinC - Troféu Mambembe 1988 - best production
  • Prêmio MinC - Troféu Mambembe 1989 - best playwright
  • Prêmio Coca-Cola de Teatro Para a Juventude - 1989 - best playwright

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dupla brasileira: Caetaneando, Sentirbem (Universo Online) (in Portuguese), Retrieved September 18, 2010

External links[edit]