18th - 19th - 20th NOV 2013
mall of the emirates (ductac )
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Behrouz Gharibpour (born 1950) is a renowned Iranian theatre director and pioneer of traditional
Persian puppet theatre.
He studied theatre at Tehran University and at Dramatic Arts Academy in Rome (Silvio D'Amico).
He founded Tehran and Esfahan puppet theatre centers and changed the Tehran’s slaughterhouse into the greatest Iran’s Cultural Centre.
Gharibpour is known for his solid research works on the world puppetry. He was the president of the UNIMA.
His other two puppet operas – “Rostam & Sohrab” and “Rumi” – were performed and acclaimed in Dubai in 2006 and 2010.