David Cabecinha

David Cabecinha (1987) is a graduate of the Lisbon Film and Theatre School (Lisbon), where he studied theatre/acting. He has worked regularly in the performing arts field and cinema since 2008, as dramaturgist, co-script writer, actor, producer and director’s assistant. He has worked with Portuguese theatre companies such as mala voadora, choreographers such as Dinis Machado, Rita Natálio and João dos Santos Martins and film directors such as Jorge Jácome and Carlos Conceição. From 2016 to 2017 he assumed the artistic direction of Temps d’Images Festiva, promoting experimentation by emerging artists and consolidated artists such Vera Mantero and Apichatpong Weerasethakul. In 2018, with Carla Nobre Sousa, he assumed the artistic direction of Alkantara, defending the diversification of cultural programmes and promoting public discussions through performing arts works that contribute to more inclusive and accessible futures.