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AD Classics: Teatro Oficina / Lina Bo Bardi & Edson Elito

08:00 - 11 September, 2017
AD Classics: Teatro Oficina / Lina Bo Bardi & Edson Elito, © Nelson Kon
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The Teatro Oficina Uzyna Uzona, popularly know as Teatro Oficina, located on Jaceguai Street, in the Bela Vista neighborhood, in São Paulo, was founded in the 1960s, more specifically in 1958 by José Celso Martinez Correa, acting as a manifest theater, marked by great spectacles between theatrical expressions, musical presentations, dance and performances.

Over time, the theater sought to revolutionize the performances that they put on. To this end, the architecture was designed to "collaborate" with the events, allowing the drama of the spectacle to engage more profoundly with audiences. T he architect Edson Elito, who would later instigate this reform, said [trans.]: