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Carla Rovira

Actress and voice adviser

A graduate in Acting from the Barcelona Theatre Institute and a specialist in voice work and oratory, she has performed in several shows as an actress and has also worked as a voice adviser. In 2015, she premiered her first solo creation, Most of all, you’ve got to hide it from the chicks, winner of the “Applause for Emergent Creation” section of the 2016 FAD Sebastià Gasch Award. In 2016, she presented While the Machine keeps on running, a show with adolescents from Ansan in South Korea, about the sinking of the ferry MV Sewol in which 304 young people from the city died. In 2017, she premiered the show Aüc, el So de les Esquerdes (Aüc, the Sound of Cracks), about sexual violence, with the company Les Impuxibles, and also MÀTRIA (MOTHERLAND, winner of the 2017 L’Apuntador Award of the magazine Núvol), in which she reflects on historical memory from a family perspective. In 2018 she premiered Calla, Hamlet, calla (Quiet, Hamlet, Quiet) at the Temporada Alta Festival, a show in which she addresses the question of freedom of expression on the basis of Hamlet. In 2019, she took part in a cycle of dramatized readings, “Clàssics Desgenerats” at the Teatre Lliure with her own text, Kill Agamèmnon, as well as co-authoring La Defensa Alien (The Alien Defence), and premiering l’Amansi(pa)ment de les Fúries (The Tam(p)ing of the Furies) with the company Parking Shakespeare. She is presently artist-in-residence at the Teatre Lliure, where she will present Posaré el meu Cor en una Safata (I Will Put My Heart on a Tray), an approximation to death from an eco-feminist standpoint. She is also director of Jo encara no somio en gent amb mascareta (I’m still not dreaming about people in masks), an end-of-course workshop at the ERAM School, in addition to working as a playwright for the circus shows Manipulaciones by EZ and Strange Fruit by Companyia Estampades.

Update: 20 July 2021

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