Performers

In the creation and presentation of Children of rag – Tableau of a fall, La Vella Fam has counted on the involvement and dedication of a creative team that, in line with the style of former travelling theatre companies, has assumed the different roles which are essential for the production of this piece, realizing tasks in administration, communication, technical matters, etc…

PEI HWEE TAN

Direction and performer—

Performer and researcher in the art of acting. From 1998 to 2008, she worked at the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards. As its creative member, she had performed in numerous presentations in Europe, Moscow, Singapore, Tunisia, Turkey. From 2009, she resides in Barcelona. In 2010, she co-organized «Gra a Gra 2010 – viure i veure l’acte performatiu», a project that brought the performances of the Workcenter for the first time in Barcelona. In 2011, with Francesc Torrent, she founded La Vella Fam, a framework that supports her creative work and her continuous research in voice and corporality.

FRANCESC TORRENT GIRONELLA

Direction and performer—

He became interested in the live transmission of the word, and this led him into the theatre world. He co-initiated the platform of cultural diffusion – L’espai, in Poblenou, Barcelona, during the late 90’s. After being active in the professional theatre circuit, he went to Italy for 6 years to engage in the work of the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards. In Barcelona, he was artistic co-director of the theatre project «Gra a Gra 2010 – viure i veure l’acte performatiu», he participated in several theatre performances and today, together with Pei Hwee Tan, he leads the creative work of the group La Vella Fam.

DAVID EUDAVE

Creation and performer—

Doctorate in Theatre Studies at UAB (grant MAEC-AECI), playwright, actor and director. He has also worked as a professor and has published writings and theatre texts. He has received support from FONCA (Mexico) in 2005 and 2008, among others. Since 1998, he has participated in over 40 productions in Europe and Latin America, presenting himself in events such as the International Festival Cervantino, FIAC, Festival of Western Theatre, residence at the Obrador of Sala Beckett and Caldera Obert.

LEONARDO MANCINI

Creation and performer— 

After studying Political Science at the University of Milan, he began his journey in theatre. Between 2008 and 2010 he studied and worked as an actor in various productions in the city of Milan. After, he participated in different seminars conducted by Nhandan Chirco, Domenico Castaldo, Mala Kline. He currently lives and works in Barcelona, where he continues his research in theatre with La Vella Fam and with CRA’P – creation practices and artistic research.