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Alejandro Postigo

Director London

Alejandro is a theatre artist and researcher, recently awarded a PhD at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (University of London) with a thesis in ‘Intercultural Adaptation of Copla’. He is leader of HisPanic Breakdown, a young theatre collective with works such as ‘Men on the Verge of a HisPanic Breakdown’ (USA, 2009), ‘Wondering Thoughts’ (Bangkok, 2014) and ‘The Copla Musical’ (2014-19), recently seen in London, Barcelona, Seville, Prague, Bulgaria and Bolivia (www.thecoplamusical.com). Alejandro was part of the West End cast of ‘In The Heights’, TV sitcom ‘Episodes’ (BBC) and regularly collaborates with the Royal Ballet since 2012.

Credits

WRITER/DEVISER/PERFORMER. The Copla Musical
2019, Tristan Bates Theatre, Londres (West End)
2018, WDS, Londres, UK
2017, CENIT, Sevilla, España
2017, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
2017, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
2016, Rosemary Branch Theatre, London, UK
2016, Barcelona Solo Festival, España
2015, York Music Theatre Festival, UK
2014, Collisions Festival, London, UK

WRITER/DEVISER/PERFORMER. The Copla Cabaret
2019, PQ Festival, Praga, República Checa
2019, Plymouth Fringe Festival, UK
2019, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
2017, 125 gr Festival, Vitoria, España
2015, Collisions Festival, London, UK

DIRECTOR.
2014, ‘Wondering Thoughts’, River City, Bangkok
2009-10, ‘Men on the Verge of a HisPanic Breakdown’, Henley on Thames Fringe (2010), & Phoenix Theatre Illinois, EEUU (2009).

Training

- PhD in Theatre Arts at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (RCSSD). London, 2019.
- MA Music Theatre, RCSSD. London, 2010. La Caixa Award.

Experience

10+ years

Skills

Acting
Choreography
Devising
Dramaturgy
Languages
Movement Direction
Music - Can learn by ear
Music - Can Read
Music - Singing
Physical Theatre
Site Responsive/Immersive
Street Theatre
Teaching
TV / Film
Writing

Additional Languages

Spanish, French, Italian

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