Biography

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Susana Gómez was born in Oviedo (Spain) where she studied Philology and obtained a postgraduate degree in Literary theory. She also trained as a pianist and actor. She has got a MA in Theatre Directing at Middlesex University (London) and GITIS (Moscow) with focus on physical theatre and Meyerhold directing techniques.


Her professional career started in Teatro de la Abadía (Madrid) and worked as assistant and artistic coordinator for five years. She made her directorial debut in 2003 with Fuga  and from then she has staged more than twenty shows of opera, zarzuela and drama in Spain and abroad. Among her credits these titles can be found: A toda revolución, Marina, Don Giovanni, Un ballo in maschera, Odisea Negra, Norma, El jardín secreto, ReyNo,Turandot, La Traviata, La Gran Vía y Agua, azucarillos y aguardiente, Como nací en la calle de la Paloma, Carmen, Eolo & Friends, El viaje del Fauno, Brundibar, Emigrados, Winterreise, El dúo de la Africana, Salón Kraus: Los últimos días de la humanidad   and Pelléas et Mélisande.


Her productions have been presented in Teatro Real (Madrid), Teatro de la Zarzuela (Madrid), Teatro Colón (Buenos Aires), Teatro Municipal (Lima), Opera de Oviedo, Teatro de la Abadía (Madrid), Gran Teatro de Córdoba, Teatro Baluarte (Pamplona), Festival Internacional de Peralada, Festival de Santa Florentina and Quincena Donostiarra, among others.

She is also playwright and author of several librettos and scenic adaptations.

She has been also teaching in workshops and seminars in Spain and abroad.