Gil Vicente Tavares is a director, playwright, songwriter, and professor at the School of Theater at UFBA. He holds a PhD in Performing Arts. His dissertation “Herança do Absurdo” (The Inheritance of the Absurd) was published by EDUFBA. His play, Quartett, earned him his first award as best new playwright, for the COPENE Theater Award, currently known as BRASKEM. In 2006, he created the group Teatro NU. The group has already more than ten plays performed, collecting awards and traveling to some of the main theater festivals in the country, such as Porto Alegre em Cena and Cena Contemporânea, in Brasília. Some of his production are: Sargento Getúlio (2011), with a Braskem Award for Best Play and Best Actor; Quarteto (2014), with a Cenym Award for Best Theater Group, Best Artistic Quality, Best Lighting, Best Makeup, and Best Poster; SADE (2015), with a Braskem Award for Best Text and Cenym Award for Best Cast; Os pássaros de Copacabana, with a Braskem Award for Best Direction and Best Actor, and Cenym Award for Best Monologue; Um Vânia, de Tchekhov, with a Braskem Award for Best Play, Best Direction, and Best Actor. Professor Tavares was also responsible for directing several events, such as the 30th anniversary of Rádio Educadora and the 50th anniversary of Teatro Castro Alves. The event was attended by respectable Brazilian music artists such as Gilberto Gil, Rumpilezz, Baby do Brasil, Elza Soares, Fafá de Belém, OSBA, Carlinhos Brown, among others. As a songwriter, he won the III Festival de Música Educadora FM with the song A viagem de Firmino.