Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco



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.


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