Guerrilla Theatre

The Guerrilla Theatre Performance of The Invisible Forest is created according to the specific context of each tree. We use some aesthetic elements in all of the actions, such as the banners and the ninja characters in contrast with different characters and figures that we create for each zone. One of the tools we use is a device called Plants Play that we connect to the leaves or trunk of the trees, becoming an interface for the tree’s electro-magnetic impulses to be translated into sound and music, dialoguing with our musicians, singers and performers, becoming part of the sound tracks of the performances. We are very adaptable to the covid-19 restriction rules, being able to interact more or less with the public, according to the rules at the time.

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Guerrilha Theatre of the Invisible Forest

Guerrilla Theatre 2# @ Aveiro

Aveiro, 2021

The Ninjas were in Aveiro bringing awareness of protection to the 3 centenary trees in the parishes of Beduído and Veiros, Glória and Vera Cruz and Belazaima do Chão.


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520-year-old cork oak found in Largo de S. Geraldo in the parish of Beduído e Veiros *

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120-year-old aura-de-norfolk found in Jardim Infante D. Pedro in the parish of Glória and Vera Cruz *

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315-year-old cork oak found in the Giant Cork Oak Park in Belazaima do Chão

Guerrilla Theatre 3# @ Castelo Branco

Castelo Branco, 2021

The Ninjas were in Castelo Branco to bring awareness of protection to the district’s 3 millenary and centennial trees in the parishes of Póvoa da Atalaia, Montes da Senhora and Cernache do Bonjardim.


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300-year-old mulberry tree located in Largo da Amoreira in Póvoa da Atalaia

🌳 200-year-old cork oak located in Cernache do Bonjardim.

🌳Olive tree with more than 1000 years located in Largo da Igreja in Montes da Senhora

The Olive Trees of Santo Amaro de Alcântara

Lisboa, 2020

Guerrilla Theatre of The Invisible Forest

Santo Amaro de Alcântara, Lisbon, 2020

Guerrilla Theatre Performance around a 500 year old Olive Tree in Santo Amaro de Alcântara, Lisbon, Portugal. The area around the tree was reclaimed using performers dressed as faceless, hooded ninjas. These characters were both warrior-protectors and silent witnesses, who, by circling each tree, defined a new space in which three characters performed a ritual inviting the audience (who were also asked to attend wearing a black hooded sweatshirt) to re-assess their perceptions and re-orientate themselves with the ancient tree as a new point of reference. And in this way, examine questions around the intrusion of dysfunctional hierarchies and extractive privatised economies into nature, into our communities and how these intervene in our personal relationships with each other and the world.

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Guerrilla Theatre of The Invisible Forest #1

Santo Amaro de Alcântara, Lisbon, 2019

Guerrilla Theatre Performance ritual in Santo Amaro de Alcântara, Lisbon, Portugal. Awakening of the ‘guardian consciousness’. This place is home to four 500 year old olive trees. The area around the trees was reclaimed using performers dressed as faceless, hooded ninjas and a witch that spoke inviting the audience (who were also asked to attend wearing a black hooded sweatshirt) to re-assess their perceptions and re-orientate themselves with the ancient trees as a new point of reference. And in this way, examine questions around the intrusion of dysfunctional hierarchies and extractive privatised economies into nature, into our communities and how these intervene in our personal relationships with each other and the world.

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Elmos da Quinta das Conchas e dos Lilases

Lumiar, Lisboa, 2020

Sing to the well to wake up Persephone

Park of the Shells and Lilacs
Lumiar, Lisbon, September 2020

Improvised Guerrilla Performance Ritual: “Sing to the well to wake up Persephone”. Well in front of the Elm trees and next to an Acacia tree that also played through the Plants Play device.
September 2020

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