Ted Nudgent Fernandez Tac-an

COUNTRY Philippines


Ted is the Culture and Arts Director of La Salle University (LSU), Ozamiz City. While working as a high school Mathematics teacher, Ted was asked to teach performing arts at LSU’s Senior High School, leading him to pursue practice-based theatre training at ITI.

As Associate Director of LSU Teatro Guindegan, Ted’s roles include actor, choreographer, stage manager, production designer and director. His recent works include Damgo: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Adaptation, PATCHED (at Ashirwad International Theatre Festival, India), Istoryahe Lang Ko, Hugis (performed in Indonesia), Awane, Ang Alamat ng Lamok, Antigone and NOLI.

Ted was one of 12 theatre practitioners selected to devise Likha-Lakbayan for Tanghal National University and College Theater Festival, touring to five major cities in the Philippines. As a recipient of the Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship, he spent three months learning the arts and culture of Jogjakarta, Indonesia.

In Singapore, he has performed at the Singapore Writers Festival, Malay CultureFest and Neon Lights Festival.

In the future, Ted hopes to continue collaborating with various practitioners alongside his teaching job. He also wants to develop artistic advocacy works for children, youth and the environment.


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