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 in various school competitions, including the Vincenzo Mennella competition (2° solo award with A. Copland – Cadenza, concert for clarinet).
He graduated 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.
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. Since the summer of 2017, he is the co-founder and director of the Thiaso Theatre company.
He graduated in 2019 in Economics & Business from LUISS Guido Carli in Rome and continued his studies, obtaining a Master’s degree in Economics.
In 2020-2021 he was the resident theatre stagehand at the Euclide Theatre in Rome. 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
“1984” by G. Orwell – Translator and Director – Cineteatro S. Filppo Neri (contest) – 2021
Hans Zimmer – Gladiator (Orchestra Suite, pt. 3) “Now we are Free” – Official Music Video – Director, Cinematographer and Scriptwrighter – #EnterTheWorldOfHansZimmer Winner
AmoR – YouTube Miniseries
“Alice” by T. De Portu and E. Spada (play)
“Lucrezia” by C. Arsì and T. De Portu (play)
“The Majorana Secret” by T. De Portu and G. Raho (subject)