Antonio is stage director, performer, psychologist and playwright. In Madrid, where he was born and currently lives, he founded the Stabivo Artes Transescénicas movement, focused on the research on scenic arts and the evolution of consciousness. Some of his pieces of work as stage director are Parto=o (2004) and Restos (2008). In the performance field: El Terrorista (2008 Injuve Award and Visibility Projects-09 Istanbul), F.L.O.W.E.R. (2005), El Tren Lácteo (2008), Salmo I: Los dos caminos (2010), Liturgia para un pecho deshecho (2009), Los Adioses (2009), Top Famous Link (2009) and El vientre del cazador (2011). Since 2005 he has been giving workshops of theatrical creation, history of contemporary theatreand performance, and the rite in arts. He has been working in different places such asTeatro Triángulo, sala La Usina, Espacio Menosuno, Residuí Teatro, Curtidores Teatro, La Tabacalera, and in the Carlos III University of Madrid). In 2006 he founded La Usina theatre research and training space where he coordinates and teaches theory subjects. In 2011 he´s invited by Carlos III University to head the conference “The rite in performing arts” within the Unidanza Festival program.
He has been commissioner for scenic arts series at the Menosuno and La Tabacalera spaces regarding performing arts, Indigenous knowledge and altered status of consciousness (2010-2011). He has also served on the performing proposals jury of the 2010 Injuve Awards. Currently he works as playwright and performer in Compañía Sharon Fridman, being part of the last projects: Al menos dos caras, performed in Festival de Otoño en Primavera 2011 for the first time, and Rizoma, performed for the first time in Paris Quartier d’étè Festival, in July 2012.
He was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 2002 from the Complutense University of Madrid, with the specialisation of Social Psychology, and he is currently linked with Dr Manuel Almendros’ Oxígeme process.
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