ligia borges

Ligia Borges is a director, actor, teacher, and researcher as well as co-founder of the Brazilian collective Teatro da Travessia, with which she has been involved as an actor, assistant director, and/or dramaturge since 2006. Universal subjects, such as family relationships, love, sickness, and the obstacles of daily living are recurrent themes in her work. Fragments d’Ana, Borges’ current theatre project, is centred on the social effects of Alzheimer’s disease. In addition to bridging the worlds of storytelling and theatre, Fragments d’Ana adopts a dramaturgical approach that integrates the stories of people living with Alzheimers and those of their caregivers. Fragments d’Ana is conceived for a non-conventional venue and will emphasize the encounter between the public and actors.