Carlos García Estévez
International artist based in Amsterdam. He is an actor, stage director, theatre researcher, pedagogue and specialist in Contemporary Commedia dell’Arte and mask performance.
Associate artist at LEM (Ecole Jacques Lecoq) in Paris. He is the artistic director of Manifesto Poetico.
He trained with Jacques Lecoq for three years, both at his École Internationale de Théâtre and at LEM (Laboratoire d’Etude de Mouvement).
Carlos performed with Simon McBurney – Complicite in A Dog’s Heart and The Magic Flute.
He participates as a movement director at DNO (Dutch National Opera Academy) and Hollands Diep Muziektheater. And with Manifesto Poetico he directs his own shows and research projects in Europe, United States and Asia such as Tito’s Dream (USA, 2014) and Nama Kamu Atas Perahu (Kuala Lumpur, 2013)
He is currently touring his solo performance “Solo dell’Arte.” And it has been in Spain, France, Holland, Argentina, Romania, Austria, Italy, Turkey, Cyprus, Greece, United Kingdom, United States and Canada.
Other artists with whom he worked include Donato Sartori, Gennadi Bogdanov, Pierre Byland, Eric de Bont, Antonio Fava, Kevin Crawford and Kaya Anderson (Roy Hart – Voice technique), Mario Gonzáles (Theatre de Soleil) José Luís Gómez (Teatro de La Abadía, Madrid) and Tapa Sudana (Tribuana master and a former actor of Peter Brook’s company).
He founded and created the legendary international theatre company Teatro Punto (1998-2013). Carlos teaches and performs in English, French, Italian and Spanish.
Name: Carlos Garcia Estevez
Lives in: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Company: Manifesto Poetico
Occupation: Stage Director, Actor, Performance Coach and Researcher