Koffi Mawoutor Attidokpo (Mario)

Koffi Mawoutor Attidokpo (Mario)
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Theatre director, Storyteller, Director of the festival
Column : Theater, Cinema/tv, Poetry / story telling

Mario ATTIDOKPO was born in HAHOTOE, Togo.

After his basic art formartions in theater, dance and storytelling groups of Junior Sencondary School of HAHOTOE (1983-1986), the Club of AMIS of HAHOTOE (1986-1993), he joined the professional artistic structures Artistic Ensemble of Lomé ENAL and the UNESCO Club of the University of Benin (now University of Lomé) as actor artist, storyteller, percussionist and teacher of dances (1994-2000).

He founded in 1998 Ensemble Culturel les Griots Noirs of Togo which he is the Artistic Director. In this whole cultural change: Les Messagers du temps (a theater and storytelling company), Les Nomades (a dance company), La Plume (a group of painters), Les Gedeawo (a band), Toglyhood Entertainment and Griots Noirs Pictures & Productions (a film structure).

Mario ATTIDOKPO is a multidisciplinary artist, playwright, director, master of dance, choreographer and TV sports announcer.

Director of the International Festival of Tale of Togo FESCONTE (since 2005) and Director of Entertainment International Meetings of Live Arts RISAV (since 2013), he led percussion, music, dance, theater workshops and participated in festivals (theater, dance, storytelling), exchanges and cultural events in Togo, Africa, Guyana, Switzerland, France.

It was several times Chairman or Member of jury of art competitions, theater, storytelling and dance festivals ...

After his Master 2 in STAPS Option EPS and Human Development at the University of Abomey-Calavi / INJEPS Porto-Novo in Benin in 2010, he is Professor Permanent Teaching and Performing Arts at INJS in University of Lomé.

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