André Piza is a producer and theatre director, with several years’ experience in the arts and education industries. Originally a graduate in Journalism from University of São Paulo, he ran his film production company for four years before joining Ágora Teatro. Here he was resident director, assisting and directing plays from both Brazilian and international playwrights. In São Paulo, he undertook local research for BBC Bristol, producing documentaries and feature films. He was also a Directing Board member at the education and arts institute Lumen Verbi. In 2012, he graduated from the MA in Theatre Directing at RADA and shortly afterwards, began working with People’s Palace Projects in a freelance capacity. Since then, André has supported projects such as Rio Occupation London, Points of Contact and Arte sem Limites in a variety of roles from coordinator to interpreter, and now holds project management responsibility for a variety of projects including The Agency and The Art of Cultural Exchange. André is also a trustee of CASA Festival, London’s Latin American Theatre Festival.

andre.piza@peoplespalace.org.uk
+44 020 7882 3913