Jonas Klabin

Jonas Klabin

Director/Cultural Producer
Class 18

Graduated B.A. (in Comparative Literature, European Cultural Studies, Art History, and Film Studies) from Brandeis University, and M.A. (in Spanish and Portuguese Language, Literature, and Culture) from Tulane University, Jonas is a cultural producer, owner and director of Oz. - a production company founded 2008 in Rio de Janeiro. Oz. is responsible for developing, fundraising, managing and producing projects in film, theatre, dance, music, and visual arts, as well as consultants for artists and producers. Jonas also writes and directs for the stage. Multilingual, multicultural, with critical and public acclaim, including award nominations and wins for past productions. 

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2011 - present
Co-directing partner at Treco Produções (Rio, Brazil)

2008 - present
Head partner at Oz Produções (Rio, Brazil)

2006 – 2008
Executive Producer/Projects Manager at Pequena Central Produções (Rio, Brazil)

2004 – 2005
Assistant Manager and Salesperson at Corcoran Real Estate (NYC, USA)

2002 – 2004
Portuguese language and literature teacher at Tulane University (New Orleans, USA) 

Key Skills
Projects development and management
Talent management
Budget management
Artistic adaptations/translations
Theatre venue and theatre festival curator and programming
Theatre director and playwright