Gabriel Da Costa
Gabriel Da Costa is of Franco-Portuguese origin. And has never managed to choose a European country in which to live. Settled temporarily in Belgium. Received his diploma from the Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle et des Techniques de Diffusion (INSAS) in Brussels. Was an actor for, among others, Falk Richter, Emma Dante, Matthew Lenton, Ricci/Forte, Ingrid Von Wantoch-Rekowski, Sophie Maillard, Tatjana Pessoa, Caspar Langhoff, Daniel Barenboim, Wim Vandekeybus, Frédéric Fonteyne. Wrote and put on performances by Etal Urbain (Brussels Bravo Festival, 2012) and Comida (Théâtre Les Tanneurs – Brussels, 2013). Became a founding member, co-director and artist within the Collectif Novae in Brussels, which shows performances, films and video installations in Belgium and abroad. Wants to contrast, but also blend, theatre with other mediums (cinema, art installations, IT) and likes to observe the results of this friction, but has no patience with computers.
Luca Carboni was born in Bologna. Has always dreamt of no longer living in Italy. Realised his dream one year ago. Lives today in Brussels. Received his diploma at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan. Was an actor for, among others, Luca Ronconi, Arthur Nauzyciel, Massimo Castri, Matthew Lenton, Tatjana Pessoa. Was president, active member and actor at the theatre company Gli Incauti from 2009 to 2015. Became a member of Saveria Project, a collective founded in Bologna which promotes and produces contemporary artistic works in Italy and abroad. Started a new career in 2010: working the image. Compares this new career to that of creator and actor. Trained in video art, photography, special effects, editing and digital management of visual streams for the stage. Author of video creation for the show La Baraque directed by Tatjana Pessoa (Thionville - Saarbrucken, 2015), The Yalta Game directed by Stefano Moretti (Teatro Piemonte Europa 2018), the performance Dulcinea by Saveria P. (Teatro Piemonte Europa 2019) and soon the show Dreaming State (Théâtre de Liège, BE).