Iran Theater- Behrouz Gharibpour, who was hospitalized last week due to Covid-19 disease, is discharged and is recovering at home.
Ali Abolkhairian, a puppet theater artist and assistant to Behrouz Gharibpour in the Aran Puppet Theater Group, gave the latest information about the condition of this artist who is infected with the coronavirus.
He said: "we hope he will get better in the coming days."
Behrouz Gharibpour (born 1950 in Sanandaj) is an Iranian theatre director and pioneer of traditional Persian puppet theatre.
He studied theatre at Tehran University and at Dramatic Arts Academy in Rome (Silvio D'Amico). He founded Tehran and Esfahan puppet theatre center and changed Tehran's slaughterhouse into the greatest Iran's Cultural Centre. He has experienced in writing and directorship in fields such as theatre, puppet theatre, cinema, documentary movies, and T.V.
Gharibpour is known for his solid research works on the Iranian puppetry as was commonly practiced during Qajar era. He was the president of the Union Internationale de la Marionnette (International Puppetry Association).