Bebe de Soares

Director at AMAZONAS NETWORK and FITA CHILE

Bebê de Soares has a degree in Classical Dance and in Architecture and Urbanism. After a successful career in dance, she started to work in 1991 as an actor, director and producer, co-founding T4G - Teatro 4Garoupas  based in Brazil and Germany. In 2002 she created AMAZONAS NETWORK- office for cultural exchange and touring management platform, Since 2011 in Santiago de Chile, she has become an advocate for the voice of Latin American artists in the world, working together with several festivals and organizations in Brazil and Chile. Since 2017 member of the Executive Committee of ASSITEJ International as well as International Coordinator of Te Veo Assitej Chile and program director of FITA CHILE, the biennial Ibero-American showcase for children and young audiences. In 2018 she became a board member of IPAY – International Performing Arts for Young Audiences in the US. From February 2019 on, she will be living back in Cologne, Germany. 

performer onstage with large-scale puppets
Bringing Latin American Theatre for Young Audiences to the World through Amazonas Network
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Bringing Latin American Theatre for Young Audiences to the World through Amazonas Network

9 January 2019

Bebê de Soares talks about her organization, Amazonas Network, and the work they’re doing to internationalize Latin American theatre for young audiences.