Susana Egea Ruiz

Susana Egea

Susana Egea Ruiz (Barcelona) actress, stage director and researcher in performing arts. She obtained her PhD in Performing Arts at the Autonomous University of Barcelona,  with her thesis: Fundations for the Development of an Acting Technique for the Operatic Stage (2016). For her work entitled Actor training in opera: Analysis of a specificity she was granted the “Artez Blai International Award for Performing Arts Research” (2011). She is graduated in Romance Philology at the University of Barcelona (1996) and received training in music, dance and drama. As an actress she has worked with directors such as: Adolfo Marsillach, Calixto Bieito, Ferran Madico, Hansel Cereza, Antonio Simon, Hasko Weber or Malena Espinosa, amongst others. As a stage director, her work is mainly interdisciplinar. She is professor at the “Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya”, where she currently teaches Lyric Theatre and Acting Skills for Singers and where she has been in charge of the stage direction of the Opera Workshop since 2009; and she teaches also at the “Institut del Teatre de Barcelona”. She is the author of Actor training for opera (ed. Artez Blai, Bilbao: 2012).