El Conde de Torrefiel



With German surtitles /  With English surtitles /  90 min.

Incisive, brilliant and unconventional: The theatre of El Conde de Torrefiel has made quite a splash internationally in the last few years. The tragicomic works of Tanya Beyeler and Pablo Gisbert reveal a series of absurd tableaux vivant, flanked by words of incredible clarity. The newest piece “LA PLAZA” offers up an impressionistic landscape that sees public space as a reduced model of today’s world, shaped with the help of light, sound and an ethereal, ghostly aesthetic. The Plaza stands for a site where people converge with history, collective memories and an unknown future. In a world that is rapidly overtaking itself, reality becomes more and more subjective, emotionally charged and impenetrable. A constant conflict reigns between the longing for the new and the fear of the unknown. It has long been one of humanity’s great aspirations to get some idea about our unpredictable future. Telling stories about this search is the passion of El Conde de Torrefiel.


Conceived & devised by: El Conde de Torrefiel, in collaboration with the performers / Direction: Tanya Beyeler und Pablo Gisbert / Text: Pablo Gisbert / Cast: Gloria March Chulvi, Albert Pérez Hidalgo, Mónica Almirall Batet, Nicolas Carbajal, Amaranta Velarde, David Mallols + lokale Performer*innen / Set Design: El Conde de Torrefiel & Blanca Añón / Costumes: Blanca Añón & Performers / Light Design: Ana Rovira / Sound Design: Adolfo Fernández García / Technical Director and Stage Manager: Isaac Torres / Technitian on tour: Javi Castrillón / Diffusion & Tour Management: Caravan Production / Translation: Martin Orti (German), Nika Blazer (English)


  • Past
    Thu 21.2.2019, 19:00 / HAU2
    Fri 22.2.2019, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sat 23.2.2019, 19:00 / HAU2


Production: Kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brussels), El Conde de Torrefiel. Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Alkantara & Maria Matos Teatro (Lisbon), Festival d’Automne & Centre Pompidou (Paris), Festival GREC (Barcelona), Festival de Marseille, Mousonturm (Frankfurt a.M.), Triennale di Milano, Vooruit (Ghent), Wiener Festwochen (Vienna), Black Box Theater (Oslo), Zurcher Theaterspektakel (Zurich)

With the support of: Zinnema (Brussels), Festival SÂLMON, Mercat de les Flors and El Graner - Centre de Creació, Barcelona, Fabra i Coats, centre de creació Barcelona.


Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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