Caracas Theatre Festival 2015

Venezuelanalysis brings you a selection of photos from Caracas' fourth Theatre Festival, which came to a close on Sunday.

By Various

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Venezuelan theatre company, Dramart, brought the public their version of Anton Chekhov's "The Bear".  (UstrubalBriceno)
Venezuelan theatre company, Dramart, brought the public their version of Anton Chekhov's "The Bear". (UstrubalBriceno)

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A glimpse of "Black Tears" - the story of two women who, awaiting the return of their dead sons' bodies, eventually end up striking up a conversation... (EmilioMendez)
A glimpse of "Black Tears" - the story of two women who, awaiting the return of their dead sons' bodies, eventually end up striking up a conversation... (EmilioMendez)

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Over 800 children's activities were put on as part of the festival (Fundarte)
Over 800 children's activities were put on as part of the festival (Fundarte)

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The public awaits the world class circus act, Fous de Bassin (Water Fools), in the Proceres Boulevard, created by French performance company, Ilotopie (Fundarte)
The public awaits the world class circus act, Fous de Bassin (Water Fools), in the Proceres Boulevard, created by French performance company, Ilotopie (Fundarte)

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Fous de Bassin in action - circus on top of a lake, well worth the wait! (Fundarte)
Fous de Bassin in action - circus on top of a lake, well worth the wait! (Fundarte)

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The street art piece "Olympia" by Brazilian company Andante de Brazil was performed at the Christ the King Theatre (LuisCantillo)
The street art piece "Olympia" by Brazilian company Andante de Brazil was performed at the Christ the King Theatre (LuisCantillo)
The festival, which was created in 2011, brought together worldclass acts from across the globe and included performances from Venezuelan, Bolivian, Nicaraguan, Brazilian, Argentinean, French, Italian and Spanish theatre companies.
The sixteen day festival began in the capital on April 10th and more than 900,000 members of the public attended the government funded event, which saw 200 different theatre pieces performed in the capital's theatres and public spaces. Entrance for some acts was free while tickets were available at the government subsidised prices of 50-70 Bolivars (0.25 cents) for other acts. More than 1000 different activities and 800 children's workshops were also put on as part of the festival. 
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