Collection CHC5297 - Roberto Gacio Papers

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Roberto Gacio Papers


  • circa 1940s-2000s (Creation)


2 Boxes

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Roberto Gacio is a Cuban actor, professor and theater critic born in Camagüey in 1941. Gacio received a degree in Spanish Language and Literatures from the University of Havana in 1977. He went on to study stage design at the Instituto Superior de Arte de La Habana, graduating in 1981. Since the 1980s, Gacio has been a researcher at Cuba's Centro Nacional de Investigaciones de las Artes Escénicas (CNiAE), where he has focused his investigations on 20th century Cuban theater, theatrical theory and gay themes in Cuban theater.

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The Roberto Gacio Papers contain personal papers of Cuban actor, professor and theater critic Roberto Gacio (b. 1941), including theater ephemera, photos, a thesis, and other manuscripts.

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The collection is open for research.

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The Cuban Theater Digital Archive contains materials related to Roberto Gacio.

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