this was intended to be bonneville’s inaugural performance, driven by their urge to challenge the conventional teachings, narrow perspectives, and entrenched doctrines imparted during their time in theater school, presented as indisputable truths. bonneville sought to expose the multitude of alternative approaches to acting and performance construction by denouncing the restrictive rules imposed upon them. teatro (theater) unfolded in two distinct phases, both based on the same text: the first characterized by irony and exaggerated theatricality, while the second adopted a subdued, shadowy, and understated tone.

director, performer and producer: miguel bonneville. video recording: luís araújo. special acknowledgments to magda henriques.

20th of november 2003, maus hábitos, porto, portugal

26th of november 2004, mostra internacional arte non stop, lisbon, portugal