Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco



Officer-In-Charge, UPD-OICA
Director, Diliman Information Office

Sir Anril P. Tiatco earned his PhD in Theatre Studies from the National University of Singapore. He received a fellowship to attend training in dramaturgy and to complete a monograph on cosmopolitanism (as related to theatre) in the University of Manchester (2012 – 2013). As an academic, his essays appeared in Asian Theatre Journal, TDR: The Drama Review, JATI: Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, Philippine Humanities Review, Humanities Diliman, Social Science Diliman, Kritika Kultura, Modern Drama and Journal of Homosexuality. He is the author of Entablado: Theaters and Performances in the Philippines (The University of the Philippines Press, 2015) and Performing Catholicism: Faith and Theater in a Philippine Province (The University of the Philippines Press, 2016). As a dramaturg, he recently led the dramaturgical team of Dulaang UP’s Tisoy Brown: Hari ng Wala and Arkipelago, the cultural and artistic component of the Opening Ceremonies of the University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 78. An associate professor of theatre arts at the University of the Philippines (UP) Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts and appointed University Artist II under the UP Arts Productivity Award System, Tiatco is also the director of UP Diliman Information Office.

Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts
University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
924-3224, 981-8500 local 2133 /

Doctor of Philosophy (Theatre Studies)
National University of Singapore (2014)
PhD Thesis: Buhol-Buhol:
The Possibilities and Problems of Entanglement in Contemporary Manila Theatre
Supervisor: Paul Alexander Rae, PhD

Visiting Scholar (Dramaturgy)
Research Institute for Cosmopolitan Cultures
University of Manchester (2012 – 2013)

Master of Arts (Theatre Arts)
University of the Philippines Diliman (2006)
MA Thesis: Ritwal ng Pagpapako sa Krus: Panata at Dulaan sa Bawat Turok ng Pako
Supervisor / Adviser: Amihan Bonifacio-Ramolete, PhD