Tommaso De Portu, born 1997, is the director and co-founder of the theatre company. His studies in the artistic field begin since middle school, where he takes on clarinet and music as additional subjects. He participates with the school in various competitions, including the Vincenzo Mennella competition (2° solo award with A. Copland – Cadenza, concert for clarinet). He took his high school diploma at the “Tito Lucrezio Caro” high school in Rome with classical studies. During high school, he worked as a DJ for private parties and events, an activity that he then left behind after the first years of university. He studied Economics and Business at LUISS Guido Carli in Rome and is currently an undergraduate there. In 2017 he moved to London for a period of two months to study Screen Acting in a masterclass at the Actors Studio in London at Pinewood Studios. After the masterclass, he remained for a 2-weeks period as a trainee where he explored the roles of 1st AD, continuity supervisor and production assistant. In 2019 he was assistant director for Romeo and Juliet at the Ghione theater in Rome. Since the summer of 2017 he is the director of the Thiaso Teatro company.
During his experience in the theatre, he gained insight in the world of theatre lighting, helping productions as a light and sound technician and building light designs for the company’s shows.
“1984” by G. Orwell – Translator and Director – Teatro Euclide (opening run) – 2019
“1984” by G. Orwell – Translator and Director – Teatro Marconi (contest) – 2019
“Romeo and Juliet” di W. Shakespeare – Assistant Director – Teatro Ghione (program) – 2019
“Satan” by G. Vecchi (Short play contest) – Director – Teatro LoSpazio – 2019
“1984” by G. Orwell – Translator and Director – Teatro Euclide (second run) – 2020
“Morte a Cocomaro” (Death in Cocomaro) – City of Bracciano Summer Theatre festival – Light Design – 2020
“Aulularia” o by Plauto – Director – DATE TBA – 2021
“C’era una volta Alice” (Once upon a Time, Alice) by T. De Portu and E. Spada – Director and Playwrighter – DATE TBA – 2021
Hans Zimmer – Gladiator (Orchestra Suite, pt. 3) “Now we are Free” – Official Music Video – Director, Cinematographer and Scriptwrighter – #EnterTheWorldOfHansZimmer Winner