Maikel Chavez, Cuban actor and playwright

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Dec 08 2009

(Photo: Havana Radio). Cuban actor and playwright, born in the village of Caibarien on 3 September 1983. From a young age, working in his hometown radio announcer as by disseminating advertisements of interest to the community and recognized by the voices of characters in stories and fables, for a children’s station. But one day, having completed 17 years, the director of Teatro collective Palpito Ariel Bouza, participated in an interview for that environment, and the antiquities auction end of the talk, Ariel, delighted with the voice of young Maikel, proposed working with the collective develop their side of playwright, and without hesitation, Maikel traveled to Havana where Egyptian antiquities he currently lives and works. With the theater group Palpito, Maikel began writing and acting in important plays of his country. One of its virtues as a playwright is that you always think as an actor at the time of writing antiquities his plays, in the movements of other players and what they will express those on stage. His first acting experience was in a play for puppets of Abelardo Estorino called the Cockroach Martina and the Tooth Fairy (2002), where he shared the stage with the director and actor Ariel Bouza. Security was gradually gaining in performance, I take greatly Ariel actors’ advice to improve their performances. Also shared the stage with such actresses as Xiomara Cuba recognized and Corina Mestre Palace. In the field playwright, amount and adapted his first play, along with Xiomara Palace, called Dress for Sunday (2003), a story written by Jorge Cardoso Onelio For kids, that project the history of G irit, crabs and Zapatero farm family, a history closely linked to childhood Ariel Bouza this work toured various cities of the island and received important awards in his country. In 2004 began to antiquities dealers offer courses in radio drama in Havana in April 2005 and release his first original work of Coral Harbor, inspired by his hometown and his childhood, where they performed and Beatriz Corina Mestre Vina, and directed by Ariel Bouza . This work received many awards, including the National Award for Text in Cuban Theater Workshop antiquities for sale in 2009. Most of his works are aimed at children, bright and fun-themed, and the performance used a similar concept, which in 2006 acted in the comedy Mad Adventure in Pueblo, to the point of participating in this year’s version of the International Book Fair of Havana. According to sources, Maikel characters he plays are packed with humorous charisma and wit. a collection of Greek, Roman, Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Central European, Byzantine and Islamic are booming. Especially in times full of upheavals and innovations Other works have been adapted for theater: The New Adventures of Juan Quin Quin A Sea for Tatillo, the latter is the story of a clown named Tatillo that does everything possible to save a friendship, a story that is configured in two contexts: the circus and the sea, a comedy that received the award Dora Alonso by 2008. A work that is working on now called broken dreams, it will be mounted by the Teatro Palpito, and is expected to premiere in 2010.

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