Luiz Claudio Cajaiba Soares is a full professor and director of the UFBA School of Theater. He has also been the coordinator of the Graduate Program in Performing Arts – PPGAC.

He took his postdoctoral studies at FAPESB/PPGAC/UFBA and holds a PhD in Performing Arts from the Federal University of Bahia and the Free University of Berlin (2005), in addition to a master’s degree in Contemporary Communication and Culture from UFBA (1997). His bachelor’s degree is in Performing Arts – Theatrical Interpretation from UFBA (1992). He is an ad hoc consultant for FAPESB, CAPES and FAPESP.

Areas of concentration: performing arts, aesthetic philosophy, theater as education and communication