An International theatrical group founded in 1979 by Elia K. Schneider. They base their line of work in the research of new codes for theatrical language. Among their many productions included are:

  • 2015. Judgement on a Gray Beach by E. K. Schneider
  • 2010. Emigrants by S. Mrozek
  • 2004. The lesson by E. Ionesco
  • 2002. Oedipus Rex by I. Stravinsky
  • 2000. Rooms by E. K. Schneider
  • 1991. Stasis by E. K. Schneider
  • 1989. Gaz by E. K. Schneider
  • 1984. Blumfeld by E. K. Schneider
  • 1982. Request Concert by F. X. Kroetz
  • 1981. Man is a Man by B. Brecht
  • 1980. The Wedding by B. Brecht
  • 1979. The Criminals by J. Triana

Works of Teatro Dramma have been presented at La MaMa E.T.C. in New York, International Theatre Festivals like Jerusalem Arts Festival and Caracas International Theatre Festival, and Teatro Rajatabla, Teatro Ateneo de Caracas, Teatro Celarg and Teatro Ana Julia Rojas in Caracas, where they won three critics awards. Teatro Dramma has obtained excellent reviews in the “New York Times”, “Village Voice”, “The New York Post” “The Villager” “New York Theatre Wire” and “New York Magazine.”¬†¬†Teatro Dramma has been noted by the “The New York Post” as one of the most successful and innovative¬†experimental theatre companies in Latin America.


ELIA K. SCHNEIDER. Teatro Dramma Founder and Artistic Director. American-Venezuelan-Israeli, Psychology graduate (UCAB) MASTER FINE ARTS in directing theater and film (TISCH-SOA). In 1979 she founded TEATRO DRAMMA as the artistic director. She wrote, adapted and directed most of the plays for TEATRO DRAMMA with great success. Most of her works were staged at LA MAMA E.T.C., theatre of New York, with excellent reviews from The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Daily News, Villager, New York Theater Wire, among others. Elia K. Schneider is also a filmmaker, her featured films HUELEPEGA (Glue Sniffers) and PUNTO Y RAYA (Dot and Line) received many important national and internationals prizes and were part of the official selection to the Academy Awards (OSCARS) for Venezuela. PUNTO Y RAYA (Dot and Line) was also included in an exhibition through MOMA (Museum of Modern Art of New York) as one of the most important Latin American movies of the decade. In 2010, she released DES-AUTORIZADOS and was nominated for the Golden Globet Awards in the XIII Shanghai International Film Festival. Mrs. Schneider also played a role as Producer and Casting Director in well-known movies as “Sicario” (1994), “Devil Gold” (1999), “The Boss” (2006), “A Distant Place “(2009), “God’s Slave” (2011) and “Alone” (2014). Her movie TAMARA, released in 2016, won the SEGIB award for best script, highlighting its defense to LGBTQ and transexual human rights.

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