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Pablo Iglesias Simón (Madrid, 1977) has a degree in Stage Directing by RESAD and a PhD in Media by Universidad Complutense of Madrid.
In the theatrical field he has worked as theatre director, sound designer and playwright. He started staging plays of contemporary authors, such as Heiner Müller or Sarah Kane, but since 2002 he has been staging his own plays. In November of 2009 it was the opening night of his last play “El lado oeste del Golden Gate” (“The West Side of the Golden Gate”) for whose staging he was awarded with the “José Luis Alonso” Award for the Best Young Director 2010. He has designed the sound of more than ten shows working for both public and private companies. He has published the plays “11-N”, “Sin móvil aparente” (“For no Apparent Reason”), finalist of the IIIth “Teatro Exprés” Award 2002, “Alicia frente al espejo” (“Alice Facing the Mirror”), “Tu imagen sola” (“Your Lonely Picture”), written in collaboration with Borja Ortiz de Gondra and winner of the XIXth “Carlos Arniches-Ciudad de Alicante” Award 2003, and “El lado oeste del Golden Gate” (“The West Side of the Golden Gate”, English translation available), finalist of the XXXIIIth Born Award 2008.
He has taught film directing at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid and, nowadays, he is professor of stage directing at RESAD where he had taught the subjects Stage Directing Practice, History of Theatre and Sound for the Theatre.
He is now developing a research in theatre and cinema that has led him to give conferences in seminars in Spain, France and Chile, and to publish more than twenty articles in specialised magazines of Spain and Brazil. He has written two books, “Postproducción digital de sonido por ordenador”, republished in Mexico with the title “Postproducción digital de sonido por computadora”, and “De las tablas al celuloide” (“From the Stage to the Celluloid”), winner of the "Leandro Fernández de Moratín" Award for Theatrical Studies 2008.
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