Goa, Mar 12: Marta de Souza, a versatile tiatr artiste will be the artiste of the month at ‘Meet the Artiste’, a monthly programme organized by Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG) on March 13 at 4.30 pm at TAG’s conference hall, Campal Trade Centre, Campal, Panjim.
Born on December 4, 1969 to Simao de Souza and Joaquina de Souza in the picturesque village of Taleigao Marta de Souza has captivated the tiatr scene in Goa and abroad since 1997.
Marta’s first step towards acting came in when she first performed in her own family Christmas play in her own village at the age of 7. Marta’s artistic roots are embedded with her family background. Her father Simao de Souza was a well-known musician and a lyricist.
Marta has performed in the tiatrs of some of the noted and acclaimed directors of the tiatr stage namely Milagres de Chandor’s ‘Poilo Kis’, C D’Silvas ‘Omtea Kollxear Udok’, Tony Dias’‘Mahanand’, Comedian 64’s (Christopher) ‘Thikann’, ‘Thembe’, Chris Fun’s ‘Sopon’, Agnelo D’Silva’s ‘Khushalkai’, Antonio Rebello’s ‘Vhoddponn’, Benny de Velsao’s ‘Girestkai’, Comedian Succorro’s ‘Tum Chotur Rav’, Derick D’mello’s ‘Teag’, Paulo de Aldona’s ‘Mhoji Maim Mhozo Dev’, besides her own sister Maria Lourdes’ ‘Utor’ and many more.
Apart from her tiatr performances Marta has also performed for some of the popular Zomnivoilo Khell, traditional folk plays performed during the carnival. Some of her well-known performances in the Khells are ‘Upkar Naslele’, ‘Monan Kuslele’, etc. She has also performed in Dubai.
Besides acting in the dramas of others Marta has to her credit a tiatr ‘Fulamni Bhor’ written and directed by Marta herself during the village feast which was well appreciated by the audience.
All tiatr lovers are requested to attend the programme.