Antonio Rocha was a resident artist at Indigo Arts Alliance in Portland Maine for the month of October 2021 where he developed the performance with grants from the Maine Arts Commission, The New England Foundation for the Arts as well as consulting support from Smithsonian Scholar Dr. Kate MacMahon.
Antonio Rocha (Pronounced Haw-shah), originally from Brazil, came to Maine in 1988 to study mime with Tony Montanaro. He also earned a Summa Cum Laude Theatre BA from The University of Southern Maine, and attended an invitational two week master workshop intensive with Marcel Marceau in 1995 at Kenyon College OH.
Antonio has performed his unique fusion of mime and spoken word with his tenor voice and realistic sound effects from Maine to New Zealand covering 20 countries across 6 continents and 44 states in the US. Antonio has many recordings, a picture book, and is a two time TEDx presenter. Amongst his many awards received, he has earned the coveted Circle of Excellence Award by the National Storytelling Network for his “exceptional commitment and exemplary contributions to the art of storytelling.
For more information about this one of a kind performer, please visit www.storytinmotion.com
Available to book for a performance in your school or organization
60 minutes (30 minute performance and 30 minute post-performance discussion)