Clara Solana | The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Clara Solana

Training

2017 - 2019 Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, MA Movement Directing and Teaching
2011 - 2014 Theatre de l'Ange Fou, Mime Performance Diploma
2005 - 2006 Carampa Circus School, Circus Techniques Diploma
2000 - 2005 Universidad Complutense de Madrid, BA Media and Communications

Experience

MOVEMENT EXPERIENCE

2018 Movement teaching - Mentored placement with Natalia Fedorova - MA Acting - Classical and MA Acting - Contemporary - Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

2017 Participant/ Researcher - Two-week Intensive on contemporary dance choreography and devising techniques - Deltebre Dansa Festival

2016 Participant/ Researcher - International School of Theatre Anthropology - Odin Teatret in collaboration with an international panel - Convento della Ripa, Albino, Italy

AS A MOVEMENT DIRECTOR

2016 Director - Rat Park - Nube Nueve Physical Theatre - Buddhist Arts Centre

AS A MOVEMENT TEACHER

2017 Facilitator - Weekly movement technique class open to professional and amateur performers drawn from biomechanics and composition - Studio K5

2015 Facilitator - One-week Intensive with professional performers introducing biomechanics and mime repertoire - Zaragoza Actor's Union

Awards

Professional Development Award by Spanish Department of Culture, 2008
Performing Arts Youth Price by Aragon Youth Institute, 2005

BIOGRAPHY

Clara Solana is a movement practitioner, director and teacher with a background in contemporary mime, circus and devised theatre. As a performer, she has collaborated with a wide range of artists working on large scale outdoor shows -Cirque du Soleil, Willi Dorner-, site specific performances -Dante or Die-, and black box theatre productions -Peut-Etre, La Manoeuvre-. Her understanding of physical devising and storytelling has been broadened through participation in a diversity of research settings such as Tanztheatre Wuppertal, Complicite Theatre Company, Ultima Vez or DV8 Physical Theatre.

Skills

Movement devising, movement teaching, ensemble work, biomechanics, object manipulation.

Languages

Spanish, French, Italian

Email

Clara.Solana-Lopez@cssd.ac.uk