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(The AND Lab)


Bernardo Chatillon

Research & Practices Collaboration

Bernardo Chatillon intends to imagine new worlds, posing the hypothesis of relating to spaces that are obstructed, camouflaged, illegible, ignored, invisible. Living with the bodies, landscapes and movements that are present, but not visible, in conjunction with the concept of Magical Thinking applied to the theatrical dimension. He made his debut with Artistas Unidos. After completing Chapitô, he took part in Intensive Accompanied Training at c.e.m. and later at the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (Degree in Theatre/Actor). Between 2012 and 2015 he was part of the casting team of the D. Maria II National Theater company. In 2016 he moved to Berlin where he collaborates in different formats and projects through artistic practices, meetings and shows with Marc Lohr, Sigal Zouk, Mineral Wasser Kolective, André Uerba, Peter Pleyer, Stephanie Mahler, Jeremy Wade, Benoilt Lachambre, Keith Hennessy , Joy Mariama Smith, Meg Stuart, Sandra Noeth, Natasha A Kelly, CA. Conrad, Sigmar Zecarias, Diego Aguillo, Sophia New, Fernanda Eugenio among others and completes the Solo/Dance/Authorship (SODA) master's degree at the Inter-University Center for Dance Berlin (HZT/UDK). Recently, he created the shows Reindeer Age #0, Uferstudios Berlin (2019), Teatro Do Bairro Alto (2020), Reindeer Age #1, P.T. 21 Espaço do Tempo (2021), O fazer do dizer , Centro Cultural de Belém (2022) , O que já cá está, Rua das Gaivotas 6 (2023). In 2022, together with Claudia Teixeira and Fernanda Eugenio, began to shape the creation of the theme question “politics and practices of friendship” as a curatorial basis for the programming of Trust-Collective, in Arganil. In 2023 he began teaching at the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema in Lisbon and joined the new management of the association R.I.Ju (Rancho Infantil e Juvenil de Coja) with the Fôlego project where he teaches, programs, experiments and lives.

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