Oliveros, D.G.

Davidson G. Oliveros is a member of the theatre division of the Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts of the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman. Aside from his teaching post, he also serves as the managing director of Dulaang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas (DUP). He also taught theatre at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater Arts, cum laude.


He had the fortune of acting in some of the productions of different theatre companies in the Philippines such as Tanghalang Pilipino, Gantimpala Theater Foundation, Tag-ani Performing Arts Society, UP Repertory Company, Molave Theatre Guild, and Alyansa Ink. For DUP, he served as the dramaturg in its staging of Anton Chekhov’s classic The Seagull and Rody Vera’s Ang Dalagita’y ‘sang Bagay na ‘di Buo. In UP Diliman institutional events, he participated in artistic and managerial capacities. Davidson was part of the dramaturgical team during the Seremonya ng Pag-iilaw 2017 and 2018, UP Diliman Festival of Culture and the Arts, and Lantern Parade 2017; project coordinator for Taludturan: Poetry of the Body and Lawas Site-specific Installation Art; exhibition assistant for (Com)Modified Bodies in the Philippines Exhibit; exhibition associate for Nasa Dugo Natin ‘Yan?!; and stage manager during the Linggo ng Parangal 2018 and Lantern Parade 2018. As a researcher, he presented papers focusing on political theatre during the 2019 International Federation for Theatre Research Annual Conference held in Shanghai, China and in Sinapupunan: Usapang Sining at Lipunan at PUP in 2020.

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