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Carina Casuscelli

Designer Biography

Costume designer, director and actress

Bachelor in Fashion design at Anhembi Morumbi University, Theatre Arts Post graduate at Estácio de Sá University and Teatro Escola Macunaíma.

Since 2001 joined the Cia. Nova de Teatro as actress and since then become the one responsible for the creation and development of costume of plays and performances such as: Beckett in Repertoire I, II and III, Ulysses, Dante and Beatriz, Heiner Muller in Repertoire, Machado de Assis, Caminos Invisibles...La Partida, The crypt of Poe and Krísis.

With Cia. Nova de Teatro, she wins the first place of International Award "Teatro dell 'inclusione Teresa Pomodoro 2012, Milan Italy of play Caminos Invisibles...La Partida, for playwriting and direction.

In the first semester of 2012 was nominated to the Aesthetical Interactions Award - FUNARTE, and made a wide programme in the first semester of 2010, including workshops, dramatic readings and a brand's fashion show of "A Moda está em baixa" and "Fashion is in Low - for the democracy of bodies".

This project had the collaboration of Dario D'Ambrosi, founder and director of 'TeatroPatológico' of Rome, who during this period in Brazil conducted workshops, lectures, debate and performed his play Tutti Non ci sono, at SESC Consolação.

In 2009, she was first in costume Campus participated of Sannio film festival in Sant'Agata dei Goti, Italy, costume designer Sandy Powell chaired by.

In 2003 took the Best Videomaker Award at the Fashion Week - Creators' House, in Sao Paulo. Coordinates the Multimedia Signals Project since 2002, which was granted in 2004 with the VAI sponsorship, a program from the Municipal Government Secretary of Culture for the play Signals of a Dream, with direction and playwright of deaf actresses and also in 2007 with the project "Informal... Performing the Fashion in Bras", with south American immigrants.

In Italy, working in a fashion market research job in main fashion fairs like Mipel, Moda In, Anteprima and Micam-Milan, also attended workshops of TV and cinema at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, in Milan.

Actually, she's involved in the production of the play Memories of Perla in Auschwitz, based on a true story of a Jew artist, Perla, who was part of the Lilliput Troupe - a dwarf artist family's survival of the Holocaust.

Since 2010 acts as a facilitator in the project "Segundo Turno Cultural" of the Secretaria Municipal of Rio de Janeiro Cultural, teaching workshops for Masks for Theatre and Fashion Designer for childrens, teenagers and youth from public schools.

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Costume at the Turn of the Century (1990 - 2015) - Moscow, Russia - - June-August 2015

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