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Carlos Be

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Name  Carlos Be

Role  Author
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Books  Noel Road 25: a genius like us, Origami

Carlos Be (born in Vilanova i la Geltrú, Barcelona, Spain, 4 November 1974) is an author and theatre director. Highlights among his works include La caja Pilcik (Serantes Theatre Prize 2008), Llueven vacas (2008), Achicorias (2008), Galimatías (Iberescena Dramatic Creation 2008), Origami (Born Theatre Prize 2006), La extraordinaria muerte de Ulrike M. (runner-up for the Casa de América – Contemporary Stage Festival of Innovative Drama Prize 2005) and Noel Road 25: a genius like us (Caja España Prize 2001).

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He also cultivates other genres such as novel, short story, script and poetry. Since February 2009 he has contributed with his own opinion section in Artez, a monthly magazine specialising in theatre.

His works have been published in Catalan, Spanish and Galician, and premiered in Czech Republic, Spain and Panama.

Biography

Carlos Be became a playwright at age 22, when in 1997 he decided to quit a medical degree program to devote himself to writing on a full-time basis.

Prize-winning plays and publications

His plays are published in Spanish, Catalan and Galician.

  • 2009. La caja Pilcik (Serantes Theatre Prize 2008), published by Editorial Artezblai.
  • 2008. Galimatías (Iberescena Dramatic Creation 2008).
  • 2008. Llueven vacas, published by Arola Editors.
  • 2008. Achicorias, published by La Ratonera theatre magazine.
  • 2007. Origami (Born Theatre Prize 2006), published by Arola Editors in Catalan, by Primer Acto theatre magazine in Spanish -translated by the author himself- and by Revista Galega de Teatro theatre magazine in Galician -translated by Afonso Becerra de Becerreá-.
  • 2006. La extraordinaria muerte de Ulrike M. (finalist from Casa de América - Festival Escena Contemporánea Innovative Dramaturgy Theatre Prize 2005), published into II Premio Casa de América - Festival de Escena Contemporánea de Dramaturgia Innovadora de la Colección Teatro Americano Actual by Casa de América.
  • 2006. El hombre de plástico, published into Grita: ¡Tengo sida! by Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
  • 2006. Amèn, published into Matrimonios by Muestra de Teatro Español de Autores Contemporáneos.
  • 2002. Noel Road 25: a genius like us (Caja España Theatre Prize 2001), published by Caja España in Spanish and by Associació d'Actors i Directors Professionals de Catalunya in Catalan -translated by the author himself- (2005).
  • Premieres

    His plays have been premiered in Czech Republic, Panama, Venezuela, the US and Spain.

  • 2012. "Noel Road 25: a genius like us", will be performed for the first time in New York City at the Repertorio Español directed by Freddy Mancilla and starring Mauricio Pita and Josue Gutierrez.
  • 2010. Origami, performed for the first time at Divadlo Ungelt (Prague), directed by the author himself.
  • 2009. La caja Pilcik, performed for the first time by Producciones Mosaico Mercurio at Santurtzi Kultur Aretoa (Santurtzi) into Santurzi International Theatre Festival, directed by Esther Ríos.
  • 2009. Steak tartare, performed for the first time by Producciones Adolfo Simón at Sala Tis (Madrid), directed by Adolfo Simón.
  • 2009. My favorite things, performed for the first time by The Zombie Company in Nau Ivanow (Barcelona), directed by the author himself.
  • 2008. Achicorias, performed for the first time by The Zombie Company at Obrador de la Sala Beckett (Barcelona), directed by the author himself. 2008. Achicorias, performed for the first time by The Zombie Company at L'Obrador de la Sala Beckett (Barcelona), directed by the author himself.
  • 2005. Noel Road 25: a genius like us, performed for the first time by The Zombie Company at L'Obrador de la Sala Beckett (Barcelona), directed by Álex D. Capo. 2008: Also performed by Adelas Producciones and Producciones Catarsis at Teatro La Quadra (Panama City), directed by Abdiel Tapia. 2009: Also performed by Producciones Mosaico Mercurio at Sala Triángulo (Madrid),directed by Esther Ríos.
  • 2005. El hombre de plástico, performed for the first time by Dante Teatro (Madrid), directed by Adolfo Simón.
  • 2004. Enemigos, performed for the first time by La JaJa at Institut del Teatre (Barcelona), directed by Aída Moraga.
  • 2003. Eloísa y el domador de mariposas, performed for the first time by The Zombie Company at Teatre Artenbrut (Barcelona), directed by the author himself.
  • References

    Carlos Be Wikipedia


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