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translator , Lighting designer , theater director

Angel Gil Orrios, Spanish theater director, lighting designer, translator. Recipient Prince Ferdinand award, Radio Juventud De Zaragoza, Spain, 1975, Silver medal, French Academy Arts, Science and Letters, Paris, 1987, Best Short Film award, XVIII San Francisco Poetry Film Festival, 1993. Member of Spanish Society Authors, Composers & Publication, Dramatists Guild, Society Stage Director & Choreographers.

Background

Orrios, Angel Gil was born on October 7, 1956 in Cariñena, Zaragoza, Spain. Son of Angel Gil Sebastian and Cristina Orrios Ruiz.

Education

Master of Fine Arts in Directing, School Dramatic Arts, Zaragoza, Spain, 1974.

Career

Artistic director Royal Theatre Of Spain, New York City, 1980—1985, International Art Theatre Institute, New York City, 1995—1999. Artistic, executive director Thalia Spanish Theatre, Sunnyside, since 2000. Cultural correspondent El Pais, New York, 1988—1992.

Consultant, lecturer in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Director(producer, set & lighting designer): (musical) Pablo Picasso's the Four Little Girls, Picasso's Guernica (Best Director and Best Production award Association Critics of Entertainment, 2000). (plays) Ramos Perea's We Women Do It Better, Jardiel Poncela's Brake Four Hearts (Best Director award Association Critics of Entertainment, 2001), (writer, producer, set & lighting designer): (musical) Maestro Jaurena's I Love Tango, Tangomania, Life's Tango, All That Tango (Best Musical Production award Association Critics of Entertainment, 2001), (translator, producer, set & light designer): (plays) Carlos Fuentes' The One-eyed Man Is King (Best Director and Best Production award Hispanic Organization Latin Actors, 2003, Best Set Designer award Association Critics of Entertainment, 2003), Jaime Salom's Almost a Goddess, Calderon De La Barca's The Great Theatre of the World (Hola award for best director and best production, 2000).

Membership

Member of Spanish Society Authors, Composers & Publication, Dramatists Guild, Society Stage Director & Choreographers.

Connections

Married Soledad Lopez, February 22, 1980. Children: Sebastian Orrios, Mariana Orrios.

father:
Angel Gil Sebastian

mother:
Cristina Orrios Ruiz

spouse:
Soledad Lopez

children:
Sebastian Orrios

Mariana Orrios