Paula Paz is a theatre director and a former professional ballet dancer. She is cofounder and associate director of the Cervantes Theatre in London and the Spanish Theatre Company.
Paula holds an MA with Distinction in Theatre Directing from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and she began her career as a professional Ballet Dancer with companies such as Angel Corella Ballet, Maria Gimenez Ballet and Ballet Ireland.
At the Cervantes Theatre she has directed The Swallow by Guillem Clua and Darwin's Tortoise by Juan Mayorga in both Spanish and English. Other directing credits include Knives in Hens by David Harrower at the KC Theatre, dramatised reading of Sebastián Junyent’s It is Necessary to Take Apart the House at the White Bear Theatre and of History of a Staircase by Buero Vallejo at Canada Water Culture Space and also Eigengrau by Penelope Skinner at Mountview.
Creative Director - Spanish Theatre Company
Sep 2014 - Present
Assistant. Marina Abramovic '512 Hours' Performance - Serpentine Galleries
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
Director. Dramatised Reading. 'Hay Que Deshacer La Casa' - White Bear Theatre
Apr 2014 - Apr 2014
Asistant Director. 'A Quién Le Importa' - Teatro Arenal Madrid
Dec 2012 - Jan 2013
Assistant Director. 'The 39 Steps' (Madrid) - Teatro Arenal Madrid
Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
Dancer - Ángel Corella Ballet
Jun 2009 - Sep 2009
Dancer - Ballet Ireland
Sep 2008 - Dec 2008
Dancer - María Giménez Ballet Company
Sep 2006 - Jan 2008
Theatre Directing - MA - Mountview Academy of Dramatic Arts. University of East Anglia
Sep 2014 - Jul 2015
Theatre Directing - Evening Course - Central School of Speech and Drama
Apr 2014 - Jun 2014
Advertising and Public Relations - BA (Hons) - Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM)
Sep 2008 - Jun 2013
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