Paulo Castro

Sunday 29 May - Friday 17 June

Paulo Castro is a renowned Portuguese theatre director, actor and filmmaker and playwright, respected for his political and provocative works. Paulo was the recipient of the Best New Director award in Portugal for his work on the 2001 European Capital of Culture in Portugal. He has directed works at the Sao Joao National Theatre, including Edward Bon’s Red Black and Ingorant and Chaos is Near God by Lars Noren.

Paulo formed Stone/ Castro with Jo Stone in 2003, writing, directing and performing in works including Dis-integration Wake Up Hate, RED SKY and Massacre. In 2010 Paulo directed Superheros in Space, which toured to Adelaide and Melbourne. Most recently Paulo wrote and directed Decomposition for the 2014 Adelaide Festival. Other recent works include Death of a Clown for Teatro Bando/Portuguese National Theatre in 2011, Director for Footsoldiers by Nicki Bloom for Brink Productions, Tom the Loneliest for No Strings Attached and Motortown for the in Alakantara Festival Portugal.

  • Paulo Castro. Photo by Cesar M Fernandes