JORGE DE JUAN
Artistic Director

Jorge is a renowned Spanish producer, director, and actor.

Founder of the Spanish Theatre Company (London).

He trained at the Royal School of Dramatic Art of Madrid (Acting) and the British Theatre Association (Directing and Producing).

Directing credits include: The Public and The Grain Store (Fourth Monkey); End of the Rainbow; Dracula; The 39 Steps (Spanish production); The Woman in Black (Spanish production). As Dramaturg: She Said (English National Ballet).

As an actor he has appeared in more than 20 plays, 30 films and TV series, having played the lead in over 30 projects. Some of the credits include: (Theatre) Blood Wedding, Calígula, Oedipus, Macbeth, Richard III, The 39 Steps. (Feature Films), Talk of Angels, Open your Eyes, One of the Hollywood Ten. He has worked with both Spanish and foreign directors.

Awards
Francisco Rabal Film Award for his starring role in El Mejor de los Tiempos (1990). The Turia Theatre Award for his performance in La Mujer de Negro (1998) and his film Bala Perdida, starring David Carradine received the Best Film and Best Soundtrack awards at the Mostra de Valencia Cinema awards. Grand Prix des Amériques at Montréal World Film Festival with the Serbian film Kordon that he co-produced.

Other info
Director of El Palenque (Universal Exhibition Seville Expo ’92); Bala Perdida feature film (Producer and Screenwriter); Kordon feature film (Associate Producer).

PAULA PAZ
Associate Director

Paula is a theatre director and a former professional ballet dancer. She holds an MA with Distinction in Theatre Directing from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

She began her career as a professional Ballet Dancer with companies such as Angel Corella Ballet, Maria Gimenez Ballet and Ballet Ireland. She toured Spain, Ireland and the UK performing as a soloist and corps the ballet in Giselle, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Diana and Acteon, La Bayadère, The Silphides…

Since then she has been assistant director on Hay que Deshacer la Casa and The 39 Steps (Teatro Arenal Madrid), Love’s Labour’s Lost (Unicorn Theatre) and The Grain Store (Fourth Monkey).

She has cofounded and is Associate Director of the Spanish Theatre Company in London. With the STC she has directed a dramatised reading of Sebastián Junyent’s It is Necessary to Take Apart the House (White Bear Theatre) and of History of a Staircase by Buero Vallejo (Canada Water Culture Space).

Paula was on the directing pathway for the Young Friends of the Almeida’s Latitude production Last Words You’ll Hear and she was movement director for the devised piece Home is Where.

As part of her MA in Theatre Directing at Mountview Academy she has directed Eigengrau and Knives in Hens. Paula also holds a BA (Hons) in Advertising and Public Relations.

 

COLLABORATORS

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Isabella Ley  Pablo Fernandez Baz Yaiza Varona  Roberto Turégano  Ángel Haro
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Paula Parducz Jaime Menéndez Dolores Galindo Teresa Cendón 

LOCATION

Arch 26
Old Union Street Arches
229 Union Street
London
SE1 0LR