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Dende Collective members run a series of education activities in schools, art centres and community projects. Some of the themes have varied from: masks, puppetry, storytelling, Brazilian culture, citizenship, radio drama, multi media, etc. Contact us if you would like to know more.

THE DRAGONS

A play with young people

Strange creatures invade the peaceful town of Backwardville. What are they? Aliens? Werewolves? Dragons? They divide people’s opinions. Are they a menace to the town's customs or can they benefit the economy? Shall they be sent to the local Abu-Guraib hostel or made into minced meat?

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THE TWO DEATHS OF QUINCAS WATERYELL

A play with young people

After a decade living among the bums, pimps and prostitutes, Quincas Wateryell, king of the city of Salvador lowlife meets his Maker. His prim family promptly claims the corpse for a proper burial. Quincas still sneers at them. When a bottle of rum arrives at the wake, Quincas decides the party might be too good to miss. A tale about freedom versus the norm performed by young people aged 16 to 19 years old. Dende was resident at Arts Depot for 2 months to develop this show.

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