Gonzalo Cañas
(1937-2012)

After getting his degree in the School of Dramatic Arts in Madrid,
he makes his professional debut in 1962 as co-starring actor in the Maria Guerrero Theatre.

He has worked ever since as a director, actor, producer, script writer or scenographer
in 25 films, 30 plays and 50 television programmes.

He has also co-operated as a creative for several advertising companies,
worked as puppet theatre specialist and written text books about theatre for secondary schools,
published by Ediciones Santillana.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE SUMMARY

1985
"EL RETABLO DE LAS MARAVILLAS" by Miguel de Cervantes (Spanish Public Television)
Direction, script and interpreting
1986
"EL TORO IBÉRICO" by Gonzalo Cañas (Puppet theatre)
Direction, author, production and interpreting
1987
"LA PÁJARA PINTA" by Rafael Alberti (Summers of the Town of Madrid)
Direction, production, scenography and version
1988
"RINOCERONTE" by Ionesco (International Theatre Festival of Madrid)
Direction, production y adaptation
1989
Promotion video and presentation sketch of the "RICHOH FAX CENTER" for Tapsa/NWAyer (Advertising)
Direction and script
   
1991
"ESPECTÁCULOS DE MADRID" (specialised magazine)
Direction
1993
"TEATRO DE AUTÓMATAS"
Purchase and restoration
1996
Creation of the company "LA TARUMBA", for the performance of:
"RETABLILLO DE DON CRISTÓBAL" by Federico García Lorca
Direction, production and adaptation
1997
Organization of "ESTIVAL" (Summer Festival at Liana Park in Móstoles)
Direction and production
1998
Organization of "TITEREMANIA", overall animation plan of the Area Comercial Bulevar in Getafe
Direction and production


ON BILLBOARD

AUTOMATON THEATRE
(TEATRO DE AUTÓMATAS)

UNIQUE IN THE WORLD

Original fair show from the early XX (Direction)