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Artistic team

Elisabet Ràfols

Founding member and artistic and executive director of Tant per Tant. Elisabet has been a literary translator for over two decades. Her mix of languages is Catalan, Spanish, French and English. Her first collaborative translation was in 1997 with Governor General award winner Anne Szumigalski, for Vindication of Senyora Clito Mestres by Montserrat Roig. Her Catalan translation of Marie Clements' play Visió ardent in 2016 and Penso en Yu by Carole Fréchette in 2015 were both part of the International Barcelona Grec Festival. Her most recent theatre translation is Nyotaimori by Quebecois playwright Sarah Berthiaume, with a public staged reading in Barcelona in 2019. For more information, visit her website.

 

ARTISTIC ASSOCIATES

Anna Güell

Founding member, together with Mercè Anglès, of Q-Ars Teatre in 2000. Actor, acting teacher, and theatre director. After her studies at Institut del Teatre in Barcelona in 1986, she continued training with teachers like Georges Baal, Antonio Fava, John Strassberg, Konrad Zschiedrich, Penny Cherns and Sue Weston, Declan Donellan, Tom Bentley-Fisher and Will Keen. She has worked in shows directed by Joan Ollé, Helder Costa, Mario Gas, Ramon Simó, Sergi Belbel, Calixto Bieito, Lluís Pasqual, Rosa Novell, Tamzin Townsend, Ariel García Valdés, Manuel Dueso, Anna Lizarán, Pep Pla, Rafel Duran, Tom Bentley-Fisher, Oriol Broggi and Sílvia Munt among others. She has also worked in radio, television and cinema. She has earned nominations and awards for several roles during her career. For more information, visit Q-Ars Teatre's blog.

 

Tom Bentley-Fisher

Tant per Tant's artistic Director from 2008 to 2016. Award winning theatre director, teacher and writer. He has worked throughout Canada, the United States and Europe for over thirty years. He has directed over one hundred productions, taught at numerous universities and theatre schools, and served as the artistic director of five professional theatres. Since becoming the artistic director of Tant per Tant, Tom divides his time between Saskatoon and Barcelona, where in 2009 he spent five months creating and directing a critically acclaimed all-female version of The Iliad for Q-ars Teatre, produced for the prestigious Grec 09 International Festival of Barcelona and remounted in the summer of 2010 for the Festival de Teatro Clásico de Mérida. Tom continues to direct and teach master classes in North America and Europe.For detailed information about Tom’s career you can visit his website.

 

 

Lavinia Hollands

She studied playwriting and dramaturgy at the University of Victoria before training under Tom Bentley-Fisher in San Francisco. She directed The Woolgatherer, by William Mastrosimone, in Vancouver and has directed various staged readings at Theatre503, Tristan Bates and the New Diorama Theatre. She currently lives in London and is cofounder of Constructive Interference theatre company. She wrote and directed Adjusting Water Features at the Rosemary Branch Theatre. She was dramaturge and director for Peter Norgate’s Euler's Circles, a new play about disability, at the Brockley Jack Theatre. She directed Governor General award winning play, The December Man, by Colleen Murphy, at the Finborough Theatre and was recently part of the Offcut festival at Riverside Studios in London.