Paula Paz

Paula Paz

Cofounder and Associate Director at the Cervantes Theatre

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

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.

 

Work History

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

Education

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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