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Chiara is a physical theatre practitioner and Commedia dell’Arte specialist with international experience as an actor, a director and a tutor. Chiara has many stage credits to her name with both Panta Rei Theatre Collective and Elastic Theatre. As screen actress Chiara has appeared in the award-winning Berberian Sound Studio (Illuminations Film / Warp X, 2012) and The Duke of Burgundy (Rook Films, 2014) both directed by Peter Strickland.
Chiara has taught at some of the UK’s top educational institutions including: Goldsmiths University, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, E15 Acting School, National Centre of Circus Arts, Laban Centre, Young Vic Theatre, Kingston University, London Metropolitan University, Royal Holloway University, Central School of Ballet, Exeter University and Rose Bruford College where she held the position of Lecturer in European Theatre Arts for four years (2008-2012).
She is associate artist of the Quick and the Dead, an international group of actresses engaged since 2005 in a practice-based research project on New Methodologies of Actor Training led by Alison Hodge. Known as the ‘Core Training’ the outcome of this research was published by Routledge in a DVD-pamphlet: ‘Core Training For the Relational Actor’ (2013) and documented by Peter Hulton as part of the Exeter Arts Archives.
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Venezuelan by birth, Spanish by adoption and Londoner by chance, Juancho Gonzalez is a performer undergoing a constant metamorphosis, always looking for new ways to express himself through his artistic views.
Almu graduated in 2009 in European Theatre Arts at Rose Bruford College. Her practice is based on the exploration of human nature, particularly in its instinctive behaviour and the notion of play as means to interact more freely with other people. She has worked as a facilitator in Community projects like What on Earth is clay? with Phakama or Happiness begins with Fiasco Division. As a performer she has worked on The Book of Blood by Leibniz Performance Collective at the Chelsea Theatre, Depford Stories by John Turner at The Albany by John Turner, and Cotronica by CeSDAS, performed at The Shunt.