Oriol Puig Grau IN RESiDENCE at the School Barri Besòs

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Oriol Puig Grau (Barcelona, 1992)

Graduate in the speciality of scriptwriting and dramaturgy with the Cinema and Audio-visual School of Catalonia (ESCAC in its Catalan acronym).

Author and director of the Karaoke Elusia show, premiered at the Sala Beckett in the context of the international stage creation project, Extended Universe. Winner of the 2020 Revelation Award at the Performing Arts Critics Awards.

Co-writer and director of the feature film, El Sitio de Otto (Otto’s place), premiered at the BCN Film Fest and selected at festivals such as Atlantida Film Fest, Reteena, Cinespaña and the London Spanish Film Festival.

Director of the dramatised readings of Apunts sobre la bellesa del temps, by Josep Maria Benet i Jornet (National Theatre of Catalonia) and Amor particular, by Xavier Zanuy i Buen (Sala Beckett).

One of the authors and directors of the Dramawalker sound fiction project (National dramatic Center, Sala Beckett). Special mention at the City of Barcelona Awards 2021.

Feature film actor in films such as Júlia ist (Elena Martín, Lastor Media) and Blog (Elena Trapé, Escándalo films); TV series such as La verdad (Telecinco), Nit i dia (TV3) and Drama (Playz); collective creation shows such as 5m2 (Els Malnascuts) and Whhonwagen (La Seca Espai Brossa, Spanish Theatre).

 

Presentation updated in September 2022

School Barri Besòs

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The Barri Besòs Secondary School’s (Besòs i el Maresme, Sant Martí) seventh consecutive participation in the iN RESiDENCE programme, with a group of 4th-year students. It has previously participated in the project with the residencies of La Calòrica, Mariona Naudín, Andrés Waksman, nyam-nyam, Viviane Calvitti and Emília Gutiérrez Epstein.

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The Institut Barri Besòs has gradually been constructed over the years since 1977 thanks to the joint effort of parents, teachers, pupils, local residents, the authorities, associations and institutions. This collaboration has given rise to a publicly-run education centre rooted in its social environment and open to the neighbourhoods that it serves. Democratic and participative in its running, it has endeavoured to put in place a range of quality education that is sensitive to positive discrimination to compensate for social inequalities and which seeks to foster scientific and technological education and the values of humanistic culture. 

Participants

Students from 4th of ESO

 

Teacher
Jordi Sánchez

Curator and coordination
Sala Beckett / Obrador Internacional de Dramatúrgia

Management
Institut de Cultura de Barcelona
Consorci d’Educació de Barcelona