Luiz César Alves Marfuz is a theater director, playwright, journalist, art educator, permanent faculty of the Graduate Program in Performing Arts. He holds a PhD in Performing Arts, an MA in Contemporary Communication and Culture, and degrees in Business Administration and Journalism. Currently, he is an assistant professor at the UFBA School of Theater. His published books: Dramaturgia do acontecimento no telejornal (Edufba, 2017), Senhora dos Infiéis (Edufba, 2015), Beckett e a implosão da cena (Perspectiva, 2014), Harildo Déda, a matéria dos sonhos (co-author: Raimundo Leão, 2011) e Te pego pela palavra (org.). He directed shows such as: Mãe Coragem e O casamento do pequeno burguês (Mother Courage and Her Children, A Respectable Wedding, by Brecht), Comédia do Fim –composed of 04 Beckett’s short plays–, Bonitinha, mas ordinária (Nelson Rodrigues), As velhas, Policarpo Quaresma, by Lima Barreto and Cuida bem de mim (co-author). He wrote the following plays: Traga-me a cabeça de Lima Barreto!, Meu nome é mentira, A capivara selvagem, A última sessão de teatro and Senhora dos infiéis. His work in theater in education inspired the theme of the thesis Do silêncio ao rito: as estratégias do encenador-educador Luiz Marfuz para os jovens do Liceu no espetáculo Cuida Bem de Mim, by Prof. Dr. Paulo Henrique Alcântara. He coordinates the research group PÉ NA CENA – Poéticas de Encenação e Atuação (Poetics of Staging and Acting), linked to CNPq, and works in contemporary performance, forms of stage performance, creative processes, theatrical poetics, theater in education, journalism, dramaturgy and the theater of Samuel Beckett and Bertolt Brecht.