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Teatro Internacional de Cabo Verde


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Oct 14, 2023 - 14:43

ATRÁS DA INXADA (Behind The Hoe)

September 2023 saw TICAVE produce a rehearsed reading of Mark Norfolk's play Behind The Hoe which was based on Baltasar Lopes' exquisite novel Chiquinho, published in 1947. The play was translated into Kreole by Abeline Lopes and presented in this la...


Jul 10, 2023 - 10:59

Sal enCena Theatre Festival 23

Naked Soldiers returned to Cabo Verde in June at the XI edition of the Sal enCena Theatre Festival in Santa Maria, Sal.


Sep 20, 2022 - 20:49

Naked Soldiers News

The presentation after the performance on Stage 1 during Mindelact Internacional Theater Festival. "Tearing away at the fabric of human nature, Naked Soldiers is an intense, yet hugely enjoyable and thought provoking play" (Afridiziak Theatre News...

About Us

TICAVE, Teatro Internacional de Cabo Verde, is a professional theatre company based on the Cape Verdean Island of Sal.

TICAVE was founded in July 2020 by Cape Verdean actor, screenwriter and director Bernardino Fernandes. The company's focus is to create and deliver high quality theatrical entertainment and furthermore, the highest level of professional theatre in the English-speaking language, Potuguese and Capeverdean Creole. Our team is formed with experienced professionals of theatre, who have practised, studied and taught drama at prestigious drama schools and universities in London such as Identity Drama School, Kingston University and Birkbeck University of London. TICAVE provides classes and workshops for local artists, actors, writers, musicians, or people interested in brushing up their language skills. It is anticipated that some of the participants will have the opportunity of being recruited into future productions. The cultivation and promotion of local talent is paramount and TICAVE has ambitions to project Cape Verdean literary and theatrical culture onto an international plane.


Bernardino Fernandes

Managing Director

Bernardino had previously studied theatre at Balletteatro Escola Profe...

Mark Norfolk

Artistic Director

Mark Norfolk is a UK based award winning playwright, filmmaker and Lec...


Here you will find the last piece of theater by TICAVE.

Sal enCena Theatre Festival 2023

The TICAVE presentation of Mark Norfolk's play returned to Cabo Verde to perform at Sal enCena in Santa Maria 17 June 2023. Exploring the elements of time and life after death conjured up in a surreal, vacuous space, the play was performed at the Sta. Maria Centro de Culture with a cast that featured local actor Bernardino T Fernandes and UK actors, Chloe Orrock, Aaron Kehoe and Alice Thoma.


Last film directed and/or produced by TICAVE.

ATRÁS DA INXADA (Behind The Hoe)

The rehearsed reading of Atras Da Inxada based on Chiquinho by Baltasar Lopes at TICAVE.

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Ilha de Santiago — Cabo Verde

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