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He’s considered the best Chilean actor of all time, but... what lies behind his talent? Performing without acting. That’s the key, according to Alfredo Castro, winner of the Platino Award for Best Supporting Actor for the second year running.
Mexican Ilse Salas takes on the Platino Awards with her second consecutive nomination for Best Actress, this time for ‘Plaza Catedral’. The actress chats to us about film, roles, connecting talents, and inspiration.
Actress and singer Carolina Gaitán is part of the Platino Awards after captivating the audience with her performance at the Oscars ceremony.
Óscar Jaenada will première 'Skin in Flames' in upcoming weeks, but first he’ll be part of the PLATINO Awards gala, which holds a special place in his heart.
David Serrano puts his fetish genres, comedy and musical, aside to adapt a libretto by Martin McDonagh ('The Pillowman', with Belén Cuesta and Ricardo Gómez) in a new example of the versatility of the Madrid-born creator.
Miquel Barcelona was born in San Esteban de Sasroviras (Barcelona), which is also Rosalía’s hometown, but his career has gone a different way. For fifteen years, he has been devoted to what he likes most — dance, whether by creating musicals, singing opera or teaching at the Operación Triunfo Academy, the Spanish version of 'Pop Idol'. Now, he is going back to his alternative essence with [Kórps], a contemporary dance piece influenced by popular tradition and human practices of violence, vigil and death.
He started out dancing when he was a kid. And even though it hasn’t been an easy ride for him, Rubén Olmo can be proud of having reached the top, becoming the new the director of the Spanish National Ballet.
Photography, film, painting, literature or theatre. A tireless worker, Carlos Saura doesn’t distinguish between artistic disciplines. These days, his name is clearly displayed in an exhibition dedicated to him by the Círculo de Bellas Artes, where this genius reveals his facet as a master of images.
Gabriel Olivares is the man behind one of the greatest theatre hits in recent years, a stage wizard for whom directing a play consists in “caring for and enhancing talent.” The director of the famed play 'Burundanga', he currently has three other plays running in Madrid while at the same time kicking off El Gallinero, a space for creation, rehearsal and performance, an Arcadia in the heart of Carabanchel.
This is her year, even though it seems that the last few years of Spanish cinema are also hers. She plays the leading role in the award-winning ‘The Endless Trench’, and her latest film, ‘Advantages of Travelling by Train’, with Luis Tosar, Pilar Castro and Ernesto Alterio, has just premiered. We travel back in time with her to Teatro Lara, where a story of divine revelations and Whitney Houston songs marked the official beginning of a career founded on hard work and perseverance.
Malaga’s Teatro del Soho Caixabank opens its curtains on November 15 with the international musical ‘A Chorus Line’, Antonio Banderas’ most personal project. What are the challenges he has set himself? What kind of performances will the refurbished theatre offer? What does this mean to him? The artist tells us in his own words.
Miguel Ángel Muñoz
Madrid-born actor Miguel Ángel Muñoz is premiering 'El crack zero', the third instalment of the film noir trilogy that also marks his 25th anniversary in front of the cameras.
Tamara Rojo has been living in the United Kingdom for almost half of her life, yet she takes her Spanish roots with her everywhere she goes. Now, the English National Ballet’s artistic director—and one of the most recognized dancers on the planet—returns to Madrid’s Teatro Real from October 10 to 12 with her version of the classic 'Giselle': a contemporary and mature choreographic production.
Choreographer Víctor Ullate says goodbye to his audience, after a career of almost forty years, with Sophocles’ tragedy 'Antigone', starring the great Lucía Lacarra.
A dream cast, a versatile director—David Serrano—with experience in musical theatre and cinema, and an adaptation by award-winning author Mary Zimmerman are the ingredients of the success of what is possibly the most relevant premiere of this year’s Mérida International Classical Theatre Festival.
Lluís Homar And José Carlos Plaza
The premiere of the adaptation of Aeschylus’ 'Prometheus' is one of the main highlights of the Merida International Classical Theatre Festival. We talked with Lluís Homar, the play’s lead actor, and with José Carlos Plaza, stage director and three times winner of the National Theatre Award.
If there is one prestigious award in Spanish theatre, it’s the Almagro International Classical Theatre Festival’s 'Corral de Comedias'. The upcoming winner, Adriana Ozores, is thankful and over the moon. Today she talks to us about talent and dedication.
The Spanish Golden Age Shines In An Almagro With A Feminine Accent
The 42nd edition of the Almagro Classical Theatre Festival (4-28 July) highlights women’s acting talent through a programme revolving around the Spanish Golden Age Another in which are highlight of this record-breaking edition.