Festival / Performance / Tour / 30 September - 01 October 2022

Manifesto Transpofàgico

Tickets: €25 + €1.50 Booking Fee

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Performed in Portuguese with English surtitles.

Show Time: 19:30 | 90 mins

My body was there before me. I’d never asked for anything. It’s older than I am.

Renata Carvalho states the facts.

Today I decided to dress in my own skin.

And that is quite a statement as her body, almost naked, is the subject of the performance and of her entire life.

She is an actor, performer, dramaturge, and stage director, and also a transpologist, transpology being a branch of anthropology which she founded herself, as is only fitting. Alone on stage, she tells the story of struggles fought with and against the body which alone defines her in the eyes of others. The body draws comments, is sexualized, violated, and imprisoned: the body as a fetish, or repulsive, a rebel body.

Stating things clearly, the truths presented here are not easy to face, which makes them all the more enlightening.


Performed in Portuguese with English surtitles.

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Created and Performed by Renata Carvalho
Director: Luiz Fernando Marquez
Lighting Design: Wagner Antonio
Video Art: Cecilia Lucchesi
Lighting Adaptation: Juliana Augusta
Coproduction: Corpo Rastreado, Corpo a Fora, MITsp and Risco Festival
Diffusion: Corpo a Fora and FarOFFa.


Project Arts Centre is proudly supported by The Arts Council and Dublin City Council.


Ages 16+. Contains nudity.

Performed in Portuguese with English surtitles.

Please note there is an added booking fee of €1.50 on all full-price Dublin Theatre Festival events.

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