Juana Casado (Centro de Arte y producciones Teatrales SL) – Spain
Phone: +34 954 95 03 76
Stage director, choreographer and dancer.
She has a degree in stage direction from Resad in Madrid, a Higher Degree in Dance by Choreography, a Master in Cultural Management at the Complutense University and a Master in Performing Arts at the Carlos III University. She started flamenco in 1984 with María Rosa and Mario Maya. She was part of the Antonio Gades Company for 13 years. As a director, she has obtained several awards, including the National Directors Competition Award for Medea, the Seville Escenarios Award for the best stage direction in 2012 for Erotic Alleluia, a show premiered at the XVII Flamenco Biennial, where she won three giraldillos, among they the Best Show. Three nominations for the Max Awards for Last Stop in 2016 and as best director for Fedra Scenes of Andalusia. In 2018 she awarded Lorca the best flamenco show with Amazonas. She currently directs for the company Flamenco Nómada the show Flamenco Kitchen that will be held at the Festival de Jerez 2019. In the last three years, there will be seven premieres; In addition to the last one mentioned, she has directed Awakening within the Caravan Project-EU Project- which traveled through five countries ending its journey at the Odin Teatret headquarters in Denmark; La dama de las camelias, a TNT production, premiered at the Lope de Vega Theater in Seville; The gypsy nature premiered at the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, commissioned by the Manuela Carrasco Company and Last Parade, with Merche Esmeralda, premiered at the Central Theater, which has led to the launch of the Andanzas project, a company run by the company itself. Juana Casado; These last two productions have been framed in the 2014 Flamenco Biennial. In 2015 he directed two dramatic readings at the National Dramatic Center. In July 2015 he premiered Restos / Fedra by Raúl Hernández at the Roman Theater of Itálica, produced by TNT by the who has been nominated for best director at the Seville and Andalusia Stage Awards. She has choreographed 5 shows -among them Fuenteovejuna directed by Lawrence Boswell- Marat Sade, So that five years pass and El Rey Lear by Ricardo Iniesta and performed as an assistant director in another five, two of them at the National Dramatic Center. She has been a full professor of Dance and Stage Direction at the School of Dramatic Art of Valladolid. Currently, she coordinates the staging area at the Theater Laboratory of the TNT International Research Center. In Madrid she started and ran the La Skene company. She has participated in several films, including “Amor brujo” by Carlos Saura and Antonio Gades.