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Angelina

Llongueras

 

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First Name
Angelina
Last name
Llongueras
 

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Biography
Angelina Llongueras, PhD, is an actress, playwright,director, professor and researcher. She is also an interpreter, a translator, a free lance journalist and a voice over artist.
Her own one-woman show, “Phoolan is Everyone” was selected for the WPIC Conference in Stockholm and for Bogotá and Cali Women’s Theatre Festivals in Colombia. It travelled to India, to the Darpana Academy for Performing Arts in January 2016,
A multilingual actress and dramaturg, Angelina adapted Subcomandante Marco’s “Instructions to Change the World” for the stage and performed it in Dutch at Cosmic Theatre in Amsterdam and at the Rome Alternative Forum to the FAO Summit (this time in English and Spanish).
In Chicago, she was cast in principal roles in Free Street Theatre,Colectivo El Pozo,Chicago Dance Theatre Ensemble and in Her Story Theatre Company.She has presented her performance of Percy Bysshe Shelley´s “The Mask of Anarchy”, at Chicago’s Printer Row, the Abbie Hoffmann Theatre Festival and De Paul University and in Sala Fenix in Barcelona. She also presented it to the Sabarmati Ashram of Ahmedabad and for the Kerala Community of Gujarat.
She played for Pedro Almodovar in “Tie me up, tie me down” (Átame) and “High heels”(Tacones Lejanos) and for Juan Antonio Bardem in the European award winning TV series “Young Picasso”.
Angelina directed “Pedro and the Captain” by Mario Benedetti for the “Berkeley says No to Torture Week”, at Art Internationale Gallery in San Francisco , and at the Abbie Hoffmann Theater Festival and De Paul University in Chicago. She directed a reading of Shakespeare’s Richard II for Subterranean Shakespeare and plays by Dürrenmatt and Fassbinder for her students in New Mexico. She coached a young actress in the creation of a poetical show based on Rodoreda’s poetry in Catalonia. she directed excerpts from her latest play “Tejido sobre Tela de Araña” to students from Es Artes School of Theatre in Suchitoto, El Salvador, that were presented to the 2nd Congreso de Cultura Viva Comunitaria in San Salvador. She created Clandestine Theatre in Chicago.
Her play “El Cobert” (The Junk Room) won the finalist mention at the 14th April Contest for Historical Memory in Barcelona and was published by Arola Editors in Tarragona, and her play “Lo Mein and Tequila” won the Raymond J Flores Award in New York. This play was produced by Ross Valley Players in California and Repertorio Latino in Chicago in its original Spanish version, and numerous dramatic readings of it took place in many different NY library branches and in Chicago El Aguijon,
Angelina wrote a book on Contemporary Indigenous Mexican Theatre. She has taught courses and seminars to immigrant, peasant and indigenous women in Spain and Mexico and has given lectures in universities and cultural centres in US, Mexico, France and Spain.
 

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