Tanya Beyeler, Lugano 1980 (dramaturgy)
She has studied theatre, dramatic art, direction, dramaturgy and humanities. Her latest interests include other disciplines, such as music and contemporary dance. She is developing her artistic activity by turning her attention to contemporary creation and approaches to research into the performing arts. Since 2009 she has formed part of El Conde de Torrefiel, along with Pablo Gisbert, working on a visual and textual aesthetic in choreographic composition, literature and visual art that manifests itself in their creations in the form of videos, activities and performances. She is a regular collaborator with the dance company La Veronal (choreographer Marcos Morau).
Joana MartÍ Delgado, Barcelona 1979 (set and costums)
She graduated in dramatic art at the Institut del Teatre, specializing in stage design. She also studied photography in the Institut d’Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya. She has worked as set and costume designer on: Un trabajo, by Pablo Rosal (2014); Cabaret Intim (2014), No som tu (2013), Trilogía del poeta (2011), Ritual (2011), Federico de paseo. Drama fotográfico (2011), Poieïn (2010), Les veus en el temps (2009), directed by Xavier Martínez; Dau al set, directed by Pasquale Bavaro (2012); Dues dones que canten, directed by Joan Fullana (2011); El casament dels petits burgesos, directed by Carme Portacelli (2009); Edmond, directed by Xicu Masó (2009); Somnis, directed by Juanjo Cuesta (2008); and El mundo de los simples, directed by Andrés Corchero (2008).She has also worked as wardrobe assistant on the films Seve (2013), Insensibles (2011), Ermessenda (2010), Agnosia, (2009) Bruc, la leyenda (2009) and El perfum (2005). And she designed the costumes for the fictional section of the documentary Bon cop de falç. La història de l’himne (2014). She assisted Maria Elena Roqué in mounting the exhibition Despulles, despullades in the MAE and worked as a stylist on adverts for Gas Natural and Eucerin. She also currently forms part of Singermornings Vestuario Teatral, with which she has participated in various projects involving design, dressmaking and costume rental.
Ganecha Gil Gracia (lighting/technical production)
Trained in the Institut d’Estudis Fotofràfics de Catalunya and in the Taller de Tecnologia de l’Espectacle (1999-2003), she has always worked with light from various viewpoints. Twelve years experience as a lighting technician, working in the dramatic arts: dance (Cesc Gelabert 2003-2005, Tap Olè 2003-2009, Sol Picò 2009, La Caldera 2008-2010), theatre (Producciones del Teatre Lliure 2002-2015, Bitò Produccions 2010- 2015), children’s theatre (Camut Band, Petit Liceu, Malikianini), music (Light Lumina, Palau de la Música Catalana) and events (Albadalejo Iluminación, Grand Slam). Since 2009 she has combined this work with technical production: Els veïns de dalt, Cesc Gay (2015); El President, Carme Portacelli (2014); Fum, Josep Maria Miró (2013); MCBTH, Àlex Rigola (2012); El Dubte, Sílvia Munt (2012); Coriolà, Àlex Rigola (2011). As a lighting technician for touring shows: Testamento de Maria (2014-2015); Informe per a una academia, Ivan Benet and Xavier Ricart (2014-2015); De quan somiavem, Jordi Prat (2014); La Cosmètica de l’enemic, Magda Puyo (2012-2013).
Lighting design: Mostra de Claquè (2015), Flying Pigs, by Eulàlia Berguedà (2015); El Canto de los Caballos, by Lipi Hernández (2014); Món Liquid, by Marc Guevara (2014). Design assistant on Testamento de María, Agustí Villaronga (2014); Se diria que aquí no pasa nada, by Maestro Jumillano (2013); course opening of the Institut del Teatre Homenatge a Hermann Bonnín (2013); Gala for the 10th Festival of Tap Dance (2013); and REM estació (tour), Companyia Rem (2013). She is currently working for the production company that she founded, Obrim Sala.
Aloma Ruiz Boada (musician)
She obtained a degree in the Violin in the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC) under Professor Eva Graubin. In the 2008 Sant Anastasi competion in Lleida. She received second prize in the senior category and the first prize in the Premi Especial J.S. Bach. She was part of the Duet Aromes, along with the pianist Paul Perera. They were awarded the first prize for chamber music in the 2009 L’Arjau competition and were runner-ups in the 2009 Concurs Internacional Paper de Música de Capellades. In 2009 they won first prize for the best interpretation of Catalan Music in the 17é Concurs Josep Mirabent i Magrans, and in 2010 they won first prize in the Concurs Pòdiums for chamber music. She has played with David Tibet’s group Current 93, with which she has toured Germany, Belgium, Russia, Portugal and Sweden, amongst other places in Europe.
Núria Navarra (dancer)
Graduated in classical dance at the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona and postgraduate in the IT dance company, a young company led by Catherine Allard, where she works as a dancer in pieces by choreographers such as Alexander Eckman, Ohan Naharin, Stijn Celis, Gustavo Ramirez among others. From January 2012 to June 2017 she was a member of Carte Blanche, the Norwegian national contemporary dance company, working with choreographers such as Crystal Pite, Ina Christel Johannessen, Alan Lucien Øyen, Sharon Eyal & Gai Behar, Marcos Morau and Marcelo Evelin among others. From 2017 she works as a freelancer with several companies such as La Veronal, Paloma Muñoz and Cie Lanabel.
Anna Hierro Estorach, Tortosa 1984 (dancer)
She graduated in the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona as a professional of contemporary dance (2015) and was a post-graduate with the IT Dansa company, where she worked under renowned international choreographers.
As a dancer, dancing teacher and assistant she has worked with various companies and directors, including the company of Arantxa Saragadoy and Alfredo Brabo Compañía Plan B (2007-2011), Toni Gómez, Àlex Rigola (Festival Grec, 2011) and Cross Connection Ballet (Royal Danish Ballet, Copenhagen, 2012), as well as the revival of Frida by the Ballet Contemporáneo de Barcelona with Amèlia Boluda (2014) and the interactive dance solo Trinity for Electronic Performers (2014). In 2015 she joined the company La Veronal, with which she still works.
She has also choreographed her own pieces, which have been performed in various theatres in Catalonia, and she founded, along with Carlos Martorell and Andreu García, the dance and movement project Ensemble Topogràfic, which has remained active since 2013. She has worked as a dance teacher in several centres, including, at present, Assumpta Tremps’ dance school in Vilafranca del Penedès. She also has a degree in Art History (Universitat de Barcelona).
Ferran Echegaray, Barcelona 1992 (Actor)
He trained in the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona, in the speciality of physical-gestural theatre. He has taken intensive courses with Pere Sais, LosCorderos.sc, Milòn Mela, Gey Pin Ang, Natalka Polovynka, Teatr ZAR, Matej Matejka, Moreno Bernardi and Einat Tal. In the field of music, he studied piano and musical theory for the diploma of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. Since 2012 he has been part of the research team of the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona, directed by Andreu Raich and Sergio Olivera, which is working on Orishas Dance. In Septembr 2014 he joined the project Stagiares 2014, directed by Pere Sais and his Ars Performance Laboratory. In 2014 he created, along with four other actors, the company Ad Libitum, which developed Personne, a dance-theatre piece directed by Andrés Corchero. He has now founded, with Javier Cárcel, the S.O.M Project, with which he presents the piece Canto a mí mismo.
Carlos Gallardo Hernández, Múrcia 1979 (actor)
He started off in the world of dramatic art by working for several years with various puppet companies, including Hormigas Suben al Árbol and Tan Tan Teatro.
He trained in dramatic art in the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona, specializing in physical-gestural theatre. There he took part in several productions: A vegades mentri-se és un art, directed by Stephane Levy, which was put on in the 2013 COS International Festival in Reus and Dues retaules bufonescos i cor tràgic, directed by Maria Codinachs and also presented in the 2013 COS, as well as the Die Wo Spielen Festival in Stuttgart, Germany. Apart from his training in the Institut del Teatre, he has taken courses with Mar Navarro and Andrés Hernández, Claudio Hochman, Esteban Roel, Jean Guy Lecat, Dany Campos, Pere Sais, Los Corderos.sc, Carlo Bosso, Teatr Zar, Rene Baker, Natalka Polovynka and Matej Metejka. In 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/2015 he took part in the annual COS-VEU-ACCIÓ laboratory directed by Pere Sais.
Since 2012 he has been part of the research team of the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona directed by Andreu Raich and Sergio Oliveras, which is working on Orisha Dances. In 2014 he created, along with four other actors, the company Ad Libitum, which developed Personne, a dance-theatre piece directed by Andrés Corchero. This show went to the “Your Chance” International Theatre Festival in Moscow in May 2014 and in October of the same year it was presented in the Sala Beckett in Barcelona.
Marc Naya Díaz, La Garriga 1990 (actor)
He started his theatrical training in Escola Eòlia in Barcelona, in the El planter teaching programme for young people. He studied piano and musical theory in the Escola de Música in La Garriga. He also trained for a year in the Plan-D dance school in Barcelona. He graduated in dramatic art in the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona.He has taken part in shows staged by the company Les Antonietes – El mal de la juventut and Molt Soroll per res – and in Oceà, for the Companyia Retret Teatre. He acted in the street show Fuenteovejuna, breve tratado sobre las objeja; in Kyla, by Lars Norén, directed by Adrin Devan; L’any dels 30, o La magdalena, directed by Lara Díez; and Truco als meus germans, directed by Adrian Devant. In 2016 he joined the cast of Flying Pigs, by Eulàlia Bergadà. In November 2012 he initiated his own research project, Proyecto Voces and is currently developing El anillo de Giges, a piece that is the fruit of this research. He is currently responsible for the management and coordination of the Espai Baln, for the Performing Arts Lab, and Ca la Cultura, a country house that organizes residences for artists.