• MFA Theatre Directing Program.                                                 Columbia University ’02
  • Anne Bogart     &     Robert Woodruff         (Program Mentors)
  • Kristin Linklater                                               (Shakespeare & Voice)
  • Andrei Serban                                                 (Shakespeare)
  • N. Golvachev                                                    (Chekhov)

  • MA in Philosophy/Philology-Literature.                                       U.  of Oviedo,  Spain ‘80
  • Certified Trainee in Visual And Performing Arts (VAPA) Standards for California       
    California Arts Council.
  • High School Professorship Pedagogical Training Certificate  U. of Oviedo,  Spain ‘83
  • Drama Training & Directing                                                                             Adela Escartín
  • Expression & Jazz Dance                                                                         Arnold Taraborrelli
  • Singing                                                                                        Oviedo Conservatory, Spain
  • Singing                                                                                                      Lou Mei Sun, Madrid
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  • Topeng Mask in Balinese Rites & Dance                                           Made Djimat, Paris
  • The Mask and Commedia Dell'Arte                                                Fabio Mangolini, Paris
  • The Mask in The "Théâtre du Soleil" (A. Mnouchkine)              Lucia Bensasson, Paris
  • The Mask in The "Théâtre du Soleil" (A. Mnouchkine)                      Erhard Stiefel, Paris
  • Kathakali, (Peter Brook Company)                                               Karunakaran Nair, Paris
  • Old Greek Drama                                                                        Aspassia Papathanassiou

  • Frame 98, Music Center, Los Angeles, California
  • Suzuki Method (Saratoga International Theatre Institute)                               
  • View Points            "                 "                   "          "                               
  • Composition/Directing                                 Anne Bogart,

  • Interior & Production Design (UCLA):
  • Pre-production/Production in Film and TV                                       Robert Koster
  • Assistant Director                                                                                  Jerry Ziesmer
  • Script Analysis                                                                                      Susan Rickets
  • Script Analysis and Coverage                                                                     Ann Zald
  • Storyboard Sketching                                                       Gene Allen, John Paglisi
  • Production Design                                                                                     Gene Allen
  • Production Design for TV and Commercials                                 Robert Cowan
  • Fund Raising                                                                                                  Program
  • Proposal Grant Writing and                                                                          Program
  • Special Event Coordinator / PR                                                                   Program

  • Languages (spoken fluently):  Spanish, French, English, Portuguese, Italian.        
Studies / Training
About
Love & Broken Hearts
A Cabaret Musical Evening
written and performed by
Abraham Celaya
About
Love & Broken Hearts
A Cabaret Musical Evening
written and performed by
Abraham Celaya.
Featuring  songs by C.
Aznavour, A. Piazzola, E.
Piaf, Alberto Cortez and
others.
THEATRE DIRECTOR

  • CREATOR / FACILITATOR TRAINING WORKSHOP. Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramátio
  • 30 hours workshop for the Teachers of the School's Retraining Series.

  • CREATOR / FACILITATOR INTRODUCTION TO VIEWPOINTS WORKSHOP. Escuela Superior
    de Arte Dramático (ESAD) Oficial Theatre School . Vigo, Spain. First International Theatre
    Campus Escenika.
  • 20 hours workshop for the Students of the MFA Acting & Directing Program.

  • PROFESSOR "Introducción a la Literatura Hispanoamericana a través del Cuento" [An
    introduction to Hispanoamerican Literature through the Short Stories] I & II . Universidad
    de Guadalajara, Sección CEPE de Puerto Vallarta, México.
  • 40 hours Seminar for the Students of the MFA Spanish Program & Extension.

  • PROFESSOR "Introducción a la Literatura Mexicana del siglo XX" [An introduction to 20th
    Century Mexican Literature] I & II . Universidad de Guadalajara, Sección CEPE de Puerto
    Vallarta, México.
  • 40 hours Seminar for the Students of the MFA Spanish Program & Extension.

  • PROFESSOR "El Director y El Espacio Escénico" [The Director and the Scenic Space] I & II.
    Universidad de Guadalajara, Sección CEPE de Puerto Vallarta, México.
  • 50 hours Seminar for the Students of the MFA Theatre Program & Extension.

  • CREATOR / FACILITATOR TEEN PLAYWRITING WORKSHOP. THEATRE OF HOPE.         
  • 12 week workshop for High School teenagers (15-17).
  • Subsidized by Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department and Los Angeles County Arts
    Commission.

  • GUEST SPEAKER. Spanish Theatre Department. Chapman University. California.        
  • "The Theatre of Paloma Pedrero."

  • LECTURER.  Spanish Theatre Department. Chapman University. California.  
  • Spanish Theatre and Novel after 1939: Alfonso Sastre: La Mordaza. Carmen Laforet: Nada.

  • TEACHER OF DRAMA AT RIBET ACADEMY (Los Angeles).
  • Creator / Writer of Ribet’s Theatre curriculum for Elementary and Jr. & High School.
  • Daily classes High School, full time curriculum.         

  • THEATRE FACILITATOR WITH THEATRE OF HOPE’S PROGRAM.
  • "Theatre as a Tool for Social Change"
  • (Elementary, Middle, High Los Angeles Unified School District )
  • Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed principles: Energy building, Image Theatre,
    Forum Theatre, Write your Own Script, Arena Theatre.

  • OUTREACH AND EDUCATION COORDINATOR AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE.    
  • Organize seminars, events and activities related with the plays programmed during the
    season, student matinées, write/edit Students Performance Guides, Board of Directors
    and Outreach Committees and staff meetings.

  • FRENCH LINGUISTICS & LITERATURE, AND HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY.   
  • Instituto de Enseñanza Media de Vallobín (Oviedo, Spain).
  • Highschool and Superior. Ages 15, 16 and 17.        

  • ASSISTANT TO ADELA ESCARTÍN IN ACTING.
  • Experience with acting and teaching in Adler, Brook and Commedia dell’Arte.
  • Sala Mirador. Madrid.
Teaching / Education Experience
(Nov' - 2010)



(Jul' 2008)





Feb-Mar
(2010 - Present)


(Feb' - Mar' - 2011)




Mar' - Apr'
(2010 - Present)



(2004 & 2005)




(2003)


(2004)



(2003-04)



(2003-04)







(2001 season)




(1981-83)



(1987-89)