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Marco Aponte

MARCO APONTE  (1966 - )

Nationality:    French-Venezuelan
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Marco aponte (b. October, 26, 1966) is a Franco-Venezuelan actor, playwright and translator born and raised in Caracas. He studied foreign languages in Paris, France, where he graduated from the University of Paris-Sorbonne in 1993. He studied theater at the HB Studio in New York City from 1997 until 2003. In 2001 he founded the theater company actors of the World with Lance Lattig. In 2002 aponte and Lattig adapted and translated the play L'Hiver Sous La Table by Roland Topor. The play was produced in 2002 at the New York International Fringe Festival under the name Winter Under the Table. He co-wrote the play Manhatitlan, which in 2003 also opened at the New York International Fringe Festival. The play is based on Simone Schartz-Bart's play Ton Bau Capitaine. In 2005 he was nominated for an aCE award for his performance of Garcin in a Spanish production of the play Huis Clos by Jean-Paul Sartre. In 2006 aponte moved to London where he became a member of the Questors Theatre. In 2007, he went back to New York to complete a PhD in hispanic linguistics at the City University of New York.

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below is a list of Marco Aponte's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

Manhatitlan         Oh, Democracy



Manhatitlan

Synopsis:
a powerful play that explores exile and separation through the life of a Mexian immigrant in NYC. This innovative pieces is built on the interaction between an actor and a taped voice. Based on the French-Caribbean play Ton Beau Capitaine by Simone Schwartz-Bart.

Notes:
written by Marco Aponte And Lance Lattig (based on Ton Beau Capitaine by Simone Schwarz-Bart)

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actors of the World

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Genre:
Comedy Drama, 50 min Comedy

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Oh, Democracy

Synopsis:
Back in 424 BC, when it won a prize at the Linaea Festival, this was a political satire that poked fun at the leaders of Athens and the political situation but this version updates things to the situation today in Britain and the European community with Europa and Democracy endangered. The chorus of the original are those Athenian citizens known as Knights (Hippeis, people rich enough to own horses) and they gave the play its Greek title.

Notes:
Based on the Knights by Aristophanes, adapted by Keith Murphy, George Eugeniou and Marco Aponte

1st Produced:
Theatro Technis, London    26 Feb 2013

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Genre:
adaptation

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