Bio

Education

– 2011 – 2015 – UFBA – Universidade Federal da Bahia – Bahia – Brazil – PhD in Theater Studies

– 2013 – 1014 – Freie Universität Berlin – Berlin – Germany Doctoral training, Theaterwissenschaft

– 2009 – 2011 – UFBA – Universidade Federal da Bahia – Bahia – Brazil Master in Theater Studies

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2004 – 2007 – Universidade Federal de Santa Maria – Rio Grande do Sul -Brazil – Bachelor in Theater Acting

Further Education

2016/2017 – Artistic Residence – Theater Group Marinaio Teatro Berlim – Germany – Artistic Residence directing by Christina Kyriazidi.

2012 – Internship Theater Freiburg – Freiburg im Breisgau – Germany  – Artistic Director Assistant from Opera (240hr).

2011 – “Contact, intention and impulse” with Mario Biagini from Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards – Italy. (35h). ECUM – Central de Produção, ECUM, Belo Horizonte – MG – Brasil.

2011 – “El Cuerpo de la Organicidad – taller avanzado” with Fernando Montes (40h). Fundación Teatro Varasanta, VARASANTA, Colômbia.

2011 – “El Cuerpo que soy” with Fernando Montes. (18h). Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, UNIRIO, Brasil.

2007 – “A Dramaturgia do Ator no Trabalho sobre Si Mesmo”. (20h). Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, UFSM, Brasil.

2007 – “Light Design” with Fernando Ochôa. (25h). Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, UFSM, Brasil.

2007 – Corporal Mime – Etienne Decroux with Leela Alanis (25h). Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, UFSM, Brasil. Professional

Experience

  • LH Produções Artísticas

Diretor Company founded in 2013, based in Salvador – Bahia . Dedicated to the development and implementation of cultural projects in the performing arts.

-Projects:

“Forest Under the Sea” – Coproduction Brazil-Greek. Award of Theatre Miriam Muniz – 2014 – FUNARTE – Brazil’s Ministry of Culture. Executive Producer and Actor. http://www.forestunderthesea.com

“Forest Under the Sea: connection Brazil-Greek in Bahia” – Executive Producer and Actor. http://www.forestunderthesea.com

  • Melanina Acentuada Produções Artistas ME


Executive producer, project manager creative and project developer From June 2013 – until now (2 years 9 months) Production company based in Salvador / BA, is dedicated to creating and production of theatrical, literary and cinematic projects.

-Projects:

Namíbia, Não! (Theatre Play) in the Year of Brazil in Portugal 2013. Function: Executive Producer and Assistant diretor.

Festival Nova Dramaturgia da Melanina Acentuada – 1a Edição – São Paulo. (www.melaninaacentuada.com.br) Award of the Edital de Ocupação do Teatro de Arena Eugênio Kusnet – FUNARTE/SP 2012. Functions: Director of Production, project development and pedagogical coordinator.

Festival Nova Dramaturgia da Melanina Acentuada – 2a Edição Bahia – Salvador. (www.melaninaacentuada.com.br) Award of the Edital Setorial de Culturas Populares e Identitárias – SECULT/Bahia. Functions: Director of Productions, project development and pedagogical coordinator.

– Festival Nova Dramaturgia da Melanina Acentuada – 3a Edição – Rio de Janeiro. (www.melaninaacentuada.com.br) Award of the Edital de Ocupação do Teatro Dulcina FUNARTE/RJ 2015. Functions: Director of Productions, project development and pedagogical coordinator.

O Livro Itinerante – o autor encontra o seu leitor. Award of the Edital Setorial de Territórios Culturais – SECULT/Bahia. Functions: Director of Productions, Project development and pedagogical coordinator.

– Festival Nova Dramaturgia da Melanina Acentuada – 4a Edição – Bahia 2016. (www.melaninaacentuada.com.br) Award of the Edital Arte em Toda Parte – Ano III – FGM – Prefeitura Municipal de Salvador. Functions: Director of Productions, project development and pedagogical coordinator.

  • Theater Freiburg – Freiburg im Breisgau – Alemanha

Internship of Assistant of Artistic Director of Rigoletto Opera Period: February 2012 – march 2012 (2 months) Internship of Assistant of Artistic Director of Rigoletto Opera from Giuseppe Verdi with Artistic Direction of Thomas Kruppa, in the Theater Freiburg in Freiburg im Breisgau – Germany. www.rigolettoindeutschland.blogspot.com

  • UFBA – Federal University of Bahia

Temporary Professor Period: August 2009 – July 2011 (2 years) I teach at the courses of Bachelor of Performing Arts – acting and direction on the Department of Theatre Fundamentals and course of Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Humanities Institute , Arts and Sciences – BFHI. Subjects: – Body Training – Introduction of research Methodology – Dramaturgy studies – Direction 1 – Basic Acting Techniques Artistic Work

  • Forest Under the Sea (2015-2016) – Theatre Play. Dramaturgy: Christina Kyriazidi. Artistic Direction from Paula Lice. Brazil. (actor) http://www.forestunderthesea.com
  • The Stranger and Other Ordinary Tales (2014) – Theatre Performance in coproduction between Leonel Henckes and Marinaio Theatro. Berlin. Germany. (actor)
  • Fluchtpunkt (2013) – Theater Play. Dramaturgy Eugenè Ionesco. Artistic Direction from Christopher Ramm – Tik Süd Theater – Berlin – Germany. (actor)
  • Bonitinha, mas Ordinária (2012) – Theatre Play. Dramaturgy: Nelson Rodrigues. Artistic Director: Luiz Marfuz. Salvador/BA – Brazil. (coach body and assistant director)
  • Meu Nome é Mentira (2011) – Theatre Play. Dramaturgy: Luiz Marfuz. Artistic Director: Luiz Marfuz. Salvador/BA – Brazil. (coach body and assistant diretor)
  • As Velhas (2010) – Theatre Play. Dramaturgy: Lourdes Ramalho. Artistic Director: Luiz Marfuz. Salvador/BA – Brazil. (Coach Body and Assistant Director) http://www.espetaculoasvelhas.blogspot.com.br
  • Vida Acordada (2008-2009) – Theatre Play. Dramaturgy and artistic direction: Paulo Márcio. Theatre Group “Vagabundos do Infinito”. Santa Maria – Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil. (actor) http://w3.ufsm.br/vagabundos/Vagabundos do Infinito.htm
  • Noites em Claro (2008-2009) – Theatre Play. Dramaturgy and artistic direction: Paulo Márcio. Theatre Group “Vagabundos do Infinito”. Santa Maria – Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil. (actor)
  • Horla (2007) – Solo Performance. Dramaturgy, artistic direction and acting: Leonel Henckes. Santa Maria – Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil (actor)
  • Otelo (2007) – Theatre Play. Dramaturgy: William Shakespeare. Artistic Director: Aline Castamann. Santa Maria – Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil (actor).
  • A Bicicleta do Condenado (2009) – Theatre Play. Dramaturgy: Fernando Arrabal. Artistic Director: Gabriela Amado. Santa Maria –Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil (actor).
  • Piquenique no Front (2007) – Theatre Play. Dramaturgy: Fernando Arrabal. Artistic Director: Carine Brignoll. Santa Maria – Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil (actor)

Publications

HENCKES, Leonel. Corpo fora do lugar: movimento, fluxo e desordem no transito entre treinamento e construção cênica (e- book)
. Editora EDUFBA, Salvador/BA, 2015

HENCKES, Leonel. Corpo e Treinamento no Trabalho do Ator: Corpo-Vida Revista Boca de Cena Revista de Artes Cênicas Oco Teatro Laboratório. Ano 2. n.2 2014 p. 66-76

HENCKES, Leonel. SOBRE O EMPREGO DO ADJETIVO “FÍSICA” NA NOÇÃO DE “AÇÕES FÍSICAS” NA CENA ATUAL.
Mimus – Revista on-line de Mímica e Teatro Físico. Ano 2. n 4, 2012 p 15 – 28 2012

HENCKES, Leonel. Movimento Autêntico e Corpo da Organicidade: Laboratório de Campo em Bogotá/Colombia e Lençóis/ Bahia
Cadernos do GIPE-CIT (UFBA), v. 1, 2013