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Diego Borges

DIEGO BORGES holds a Masters in Directing and BA in Performing Arts from the University of Brasília. He studied at the University of Edinburgh and at the University of Lisbon's Theater and Cinema School (ESTC), attended courses and workshops in New York, Lisbon, Warsaw, the Grotowski Institute in Wroclaw in Poland and in the Workcenter of Grotowski and Thomas Richards in Pontedera, Italy. He is one of the directors and actors of the GUNGUNHANA project in partnership with the Leite Couto Foundation (Mozambique) and O Bando Theater (Portugal), presented in Lisbon in 2018, and Brasília and Maputo in 2019. He is assistant director and producer of the Portuguese show A DIVINA COMEDY - HELL, elected the best spectacle of the country in 2017.
He is an actor and director in the company Teatro do Instante, a group affiliated with the University of Brasilia, where he is an actor and director of the shows EN CONTRA, AGAINST LOVE and DO CONTRA, a trilogy in partnership between countries: Brazil, Portugal and Spain.
In the theater Diego Borges awarded as best actor in the festival SESC TEATRO CANDANGO, besides other indications.
In cinema he was awarded best actor for the short film "A Noite Por Tesvisão", at the Brasilia Festival of Brazilian Cinema and also at the Cabo Frio Film Festival. He is assistant director of the feature film "Nunca" and the series "Pantanal e Outros Bichos" (debut in 2018). He started his film career at the age of 9, starring in three feature films and several short films. He starred in the award-winning short film "Poor is Who Has No Jeep," and the long "The Eighth Color of the Rainbow". He wrote and directed the short films "O Céu dos Teus Olhos", which premiered at the 50th Brazilian Film Festival in Brasilia in 2017 and "Língua", which premeired in 2018.
He has worked in more than 18 theater productions professionally. For ten years he has been working in partnership with O Bando Theater in Portugal. He is an international producer of the "Actor in a Motion Scene" course at O ​​Bando Theater in Portugal. He participated in Theater and Cinema Festivals in Brazil and Europe. He currently teaches the First Body workshop where he has been in Berlin (Germany), Lisbon (Portugal) and several cities in Brazil.