From the Book to the Stage

Target: families; children from 4 years old; Music, Portuguese Language, Visual Education, Kindergarten teachers.


Eye-beings, flying cars, animals of all shapes – twenty-centimeter cocks, sporting parrots, attentive jellyfish, many specimens of the animal-person…!


From the book and the music born the self-titled live performance specially for children and families. The firsts editions of this show celebrated the releasing of the book, between November and December 2017: at the theater of Municipal Library of Santa Maria da Feira and the Library of University of Aveiro. The show premieres at the national congress of APEM in Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, in Lisbon.

Since then Paluí, the show, has been performed across the country in several theaters and stages, as well as international conferences such as Hands On Piano, Post’IP (University of Aveiro) and 33th World ISME Conference (Baku, Azerbaijan).

To conclude the performative, multidisciplinary and artistic content of the book, the polissemic meaning of the travel made by the children/authors is back to scene, in its multiple ways of express itself:


The music was played and sang by Helena Caspurro and Arnaldo Fonseca (accordion)
The theater by the actor José Geraldo
The party by the interactive and musical animation with the audience by António Miguel
The costumes by the imaginative Patrícia Costa
The trip of videos and images by Pedro Carvalho de Almeida
The poetry made by all the staging


Musicians: Helena Caspurro (piano/voice/music/lyrics); Arnaldo Fonseca (accordion)
Actors: José Geraldo; António Miguel
Designer: Pedro Carvalho de Almeida
Costume Designer: Patrícia Costa
Sound Technician: Nuno Aragão
Art Direction: Helena Caspurro and Pedro Carvalho de Almeida
Production: Mulher Avestruz and University of Aveiro


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