staged reading series 2014

 

Miguel del Arco Foto de David RuanoAitor Tejada Foto David RuanoLa Funcion por Hacer (The Play Yet to Be Performed)

by Miguel del Arco & Aitor Tejada

Miguel del Arco and Aitor Tejada are the authors of La función por hacer (The play yet to be performed) based on Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author (receiving 7 Max Awards). In 2002, they founded Kamikaze Productions to put their theater and audiovisual works on stage – del Arco is the director and Tejada is the producer. Both of them are also playwrights.  Miguel del Arco is the author and director of the plays Deseo, Juicio a una Zorra and El Proyecto Youkali.  Other works as a director include: La violación de Lucrecia, De ratones y hombres, El inspector, Veraneantes, which he has adapted as well. In 2012 he received numerous awards: Comunidad de Madrid, Valle Inclán, Ceres (Festival de Mérida) and Taules.

GroomingPACO_BEZERRA_ OBRADOR

by Paco Bezerra

Paco Bezerra (Almeria, 1978) is a young and recognized Spanish playwright, awarded the  Premio Nacional de Literatura Dramática Prize in 2009. He studied at Theater Lab William Layton, and at the Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático de Madrid. His plays have been produced in more than eleven countries and have been translated into English, Hungary, Greek, Arabic, French, Italian and German. Among his plays, the most important ones are Ahora empiezan las vacaciones, La escuela de la desobediencia,  Grooming, Ventaquemada and Dentro de la tierra.

 

marta buchaca fotoLitus

by Marta Buchaca

Marta Buchaca trained at the Centre d’Études Théatrales de Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) and at l’Obrador of the Beckett Theater. Favorite credits include L’olor sota la pell (V Premi Joaquim Bartrina), Emergència (runner-up of the Fundació Romea Award), Plastilina (Ciutat d’Alcoi Award and runner-up for the Marqués de Bradomín and the Max Awards), Litus (Premi Postfunció, runner-up for Premis Butaca) and Les nenes no haurien de jugar a futbol.  This play could be seen in staged readings across New York, Vancouver, Saskatoon and Victoria, and it was fully produced in Croatia, Serbia, Greece and Cyprus.  In 2010 she was part of the T6 project at the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya with A mi no em diguis amor. The play L‘any que Ve Será Millor written with Carol Lopez, Mercè Sarrias and Victoria Spunzberg, received the Max Award in 2011.  She is currently a scriptwriter for the TV series La Riera (TV3).

 

Mi Alma en Otra Parte (My Soul is Somewhere Else)JOSÉ MANUEL MORA

by Jose Manuel Mora

José Manuel Mora studied at RESAD in Madrid, and then he moved to London, Berlin and Amsterdam, where he completed a Masters degree in Theater. Mora has developed a very prolific career as an author, playwright, literary callaborator and as assistant director at the CDN. His play Trevélez (I’m dying of love) was presented as a staged reading at the Royal Court Theatre in London. Other works include: Cancro (runner-up Marqués de Bradomín Award); La Bendita Pureza (Finalist Romero Esteo Award, 2000); Vértigo (short piece written under the supervision of Sarah Kane). His text Mi alma en otra parte (My soul is somewhere else) has been staged at Sala Beckett in Barcelona, the Berliner Festspiele Theatertreffen, and the CDN. With the text Los cuerpos perdidos (The lost bodies),  he received the XVIII Theater Award from SGAE. He is currently a professor at the ESAD in Castilla y León and directs Draft.inn.

 

Beatriz CaburRonensbourgh

by Beatriz Cabur

Beatriz Cabur is a Spanish theatre maker. Graduated in Playwriting and Theatre Directing from the RESAD and Master of Advanced Study in Audiovisual Communication,she’s currently enrolled in the final year of her PhD in “Telepresence in Theatre” at the UC3M. She has written and/or directed over 35 plays which have been produced in 6 countries: Spain, Mexico, Italy, Austria, the UK and the USA. As a stage director one of her latest jobs is CARTHAGE by Caridad Svich. The show premiered in Graz in 2013 and will tour the US in 2014. Coordinator of the Hispanic Committee of EURODRAM and member of THE FENCE, international network for working playwrights. Beatriz is also the co-founder of NEW INTERNATIONAL THEATRE EXPERIENCE, NITEcorp, a global service organization that empowers theatre makers by revolutionizing the way they create, connect and cooperate in the twenty-first century.

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMonologos con Maniqui (Monologues with Mannequin)

by Antonio Cesar Moron

Antonio César Morón (Granada, 1978). Playwright and Theatre Theoretician. He holds a PhD in Literary Theory and Comparative Literature from the University of Granada where he also holds the posto of professor. Among his most recent publications include Ahora los esclavos (Madrid, 2013), Monólogos con maniquí (Granada, 2012), Estado antimateria, Pentarquía de dramaturgia cuántica (Melilla, 2011), Retórica del sueño de poder, Comedias (Melilla, 2011) and El metal y la carne (Melilla, 2010). His most significant contribution within the theatre theory is La dramaturgia cuántica (Granada, 2009) which exposes theoretical bases of a new dramatic technique devised by the author himself.