November 25, 2018 – 10:01
The tables are in mourning, this Sunday died the director of the Uruguayan theater, Ugo Ulive, at 85, the information was announced by Culture Minister Ernesto Villegas.
"The tables are in mourning: today, on the 85th birthday, Ugo Ulive, theater director, left for eternity. Born in Uruguay, he made his own in Cuba and Venezuela, where he has developed fruitful work. Endless applause, Master! "Wrote Villegas on his Twitter account.
Ugo Melgar was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on November 25, 1933. From the late 1960s he lived in Venezuela, where he played a fundamental role in the theatrical renovation.
In Uruguay, he was a key figure in Theater and Film, with films such as Elecciones and Como el Uruguay without hay, was founder of the El Galpón Theater and directed the National Comedy.
In the 60s he traveled to Havana and directed the National Theater in Cuba and founded the National School of Dramatic Arts. In Grand Antille, he collaborated with Tomás Gutiérrez Alea in the script of Las doce sillas (1962).
With TO3 (1972) he won the Municipal Award (1975) in Venezuela.
He was the author of the novels: Ashes of Marx (2005) and Danzas tristes (2009), among others.
On 27 March this year, he was honored with 11 other Teachers and Teachers of World Theater Day dining.