André Birck

Sound Operator

Andre graduated from the IGAP, and has worked with major music artists from southern Brazil and with the most recognised theatre and dance companies from Rio Grande do Sul.

Since 1995, he has worked as Technical Director and Stage Director in the South of Brazil at Criança Esperança (Rede Globo TV), the World Economic Forum, MTV Tordesilhas and POA International Jazz Festival. From 1998 until 2005, he worked as Technical Coordinator of Porto Alegre em Cena, a major theatre festival in Latin America, working alongside professionals such as Pina Bausch, Sascha Waltz, Culberg Ballet, and Philip Glass.

Since 2009, he has worked as Sound Technician for Porto Alegre City Hall, and for the last four years as Recording, Mixing and Mastering Technician and Technical Director of Porto Alegre’s Public Recording Studio.

As a Lighting Designer, he has been worked with several dance companies and schools around the world, including Ballett Gutierres in Germany, Ângela Ferreira Dance Studio, Allegro Ballet, Ballet Vera Bublitz, Folk Dance Group Os Gaúchos, Carol Dalmolin Dance Group , My House, and POA Dance Co.