Valentina Escobar

Valentina Escobar

Stage Director

Valentina Escobar Director and choreographer
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«The winner of first prize for theatre of international award arlex 2016 directed by carla fracci, dolores puthod and ferruccio soleri»
www.valentinaescobar.it/4 (2018)
«Le coreografie di valentina escobar hanno contribuito al successo ( l'opera 2014, sabino lenoci)»
www.valentinaescobar.it/4 (2018)
«la traviata of brockhaus and svoboda with choreographies of valentina escobar won gboscar as the best italian show in 2016»
www.valentinaescobar.it/4 (2018)
2016Verdi: La TraviataStage Director
2016Donizetti: Lucia Di LammermoorStage Director
2016Donizetti: Lucia Di LammermoorStage Director
2016Donizetti: Lucia Di LammermoorStage Director
2016Donizetti: Lucia Di LammermoorStage Director
2016Donizetti: Lucia Di LammermoorStage Director
2015Verdi: La TraviataStage Director
2015Verdi: La TraviataStage Director
2015Verdi: OtelloStage Director
2015Gounod: Roméo Et JulietteStage Director
2015Bellini: I Capuleti e I MontecchiStage Director
2015Wagner: LohengrinStage Director
2014Verdi: La TraviataStage Director
2014Verdi: MacbethStage Director
2014Verdi: La TraviataStage Director
2014Verdi: OtelloStage Director
2014Verdi: La TraviataStage Director
2014Verdi: OtelloStage Director
2014Verdi: La TraviataStage Director
2014Verdi: La TraviataStage Director
2013Verdi: MacbethStage Director
2013Verdi: MacbethStage Director
2013Verdi: La TraviataStage Director
2013Verdi: RigolettoStage Director
2013Verdi: La TraviataStage Director
2012Leoncavallo: PagliacciStage Director
2012Mascagni: Cavalleria RusticanaStage Director
2012Leoncavallo: PagliacciStage Director
2012Mascagni: Cavalleria RusticanaStage Director
2012Donizetti: L'elisir D'amoreStage Director
2012Verdi: La TraviataStage Director
2012Verdi: La TraviataStage Director
2012Donizetti: Lucia Di LammermoorStage Director
2012Donizetti: Lucia Di LammermoorStage Director
2012Donizetti: Lucia Di LammermoorStage Director
2012Donizetti: Lucia Di LammermoorStage Director
2012Verdi: MacbethStage Director
2011Mascagni: Cavalleria RusticanaStage Director
2011Mascagni: Cavalleria RusticanaStage Director
2011Mascagni: Cavalleria RusticanaStage Director
2011Leoncavallo: PagliacciStage Director
2011Leoncavallo: PagliacciStage Director
2011Leoncavallo: PagliacciStage Director
2011Bellini: NormaStage Director
2011Handel: Giulio Cesare In EgittoStage Director
2011Handel: Giulio Cesare In EgittoStage Director
2011Handel: Giulio Cesare In EgittoStage Director
2011Rota: Napoli MilionariaStage Director
2011Pergolesi: La Serva PadronaStage Director
2011Wagner: GötterdämmerungStage Director
2010Rota: Napoli MilionariaStage Director
2010Handel: RodelindaStage Director
2010Rossini: La Cambiale Di MatrimonioStage Director
2010Rossini: Il Viaggio a ReimsStage Director
2010Wagner: SiegfriedStage Director
2009Wagner: Die WalküreStage Director
2009Gluck: Ifigenia En AulideStage Director
2009Poulenc: La Voix HumaineStage Director
2009Poulenc: La Voix HumaineStage Director
2009Poulenc: La Voix HumaineStage Director
2009Poulenc: La Voix HumaineStage Director
2009Poulenc: La Voix HumaineStage Director
2009Poulenc: La Voix HumaineStage Director
2009Leoncavallo: PagliacciStage Director
2009Leoncavallo: PagliacciStage Director
2009Leoncavallo: PagliacciStage Director
2009Leoncavallo: PagliacciStage Director
2009Leoncavallo: PagliacciStage Director
2009Leoncavallo: PagliacciStage Director
2008Mozart: La Clemenza di TitoStage Director
2008Mozart: Il re pastoreStage Director
2008Mozart: La Clemenza di TitoStage Director
2007Poulenc: La Voix HumaineStage Director
2007Puccini: Gianni SchicchiStage Director
2007Puccini: ToscaStage Director
2007Strauss R.: SalomeStage Director
2006Mozart: IdomeneoStage Director
2006Rossini: SemiramideStage Director
2005Purcell: Dido And AeneasStage Director
2004Mozart: Cosi Fan TutteStage Director
2004Mozart: Cosi Fan TutteStage Director
2003Mozart: Cosi Fan TutteStage Director

Bio



DIRECTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER
www.valentinaescobar.it   ( professional italian website)
www.valentinaescobar.it/4 ( Professional english, french and spanish website)

Valentina Escobar , italian director and choreographer appreciated in Italy, other countries of Europe, Asia, Oman and Australia, the winner of first prize for theatre of the International Award Arlex 2016  directed by the great dancer Carla Fracci, Ferruccio Soleri (the famous actor of Giorgio Strehler)  and Dolores Puthod for european young artists during international Expo in Milan, after theatrical, musical , dance and vocal studies , mastercalsses at Piccolo Teatro in Milan with Peter Brook, Peter Stein and other importants International directors, started her successfully career in 2000 as choreographer, director and co-director for prose and opera in a lot of prestigous Italian and International theatres such as Piccolo Teatro in Milan, Accademy of Teatro alla Scala of Milan, Teatro Verdi in Trieste and Busseto, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari,
Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova, Teatro Luciano Pavarotti in Modena, Teatro Alighieri in Ravenna, Fondazione Toscanini of Parma,Teatro Lirico in Cagliari, Teatro Verdi in Parma, International Festival Verdi of Parma, Fondazione Arena di Verona, Teatro San Carlo in Napoli, Macerata Opera Festival, Aslico, Teatro Ponchielli of Cremona, Teatro Vittorio Gassman in Roma, Teatro Eliseo in Roma, Teatro Verdi in Salerno, Festival della Valle D’Itria in Martina Franca, Teatro La Maestranza de Sevillia, Opera Royal Wallonie Liège, Korea, China, Mexico, Teatro Municipal de Saou Paulo del Brasil,  Astana Opera Ballett, Opera de Toulon, Fondazione Teatro Comunale of Bologna, Royal Opera House Muscat (Oman), Victorian Opera Melbourne, Teatro Na Strasnom in Moscow e del Teatro Nacional Dona Maria II in Lisbona, with many important performers and artists such as Henning Brockhaus, Robert Carsen, Marise Flach, Carlo Battistoni ( for several shows of Giorgio Strehler in Piccolo Teatro of Milano- Teatro d’Europa), Tiziana Fabbricini, Mariella Devia, Maria Guleghina,  Eva Mei, Gregory Kunde, Leo Nucci, Zubin Mehta, Daniel Oren, Stefan Anton Reck, John Neschling, Speranza Scappucci, Yannis Kounellis, Margherita Palli, Tiziano Santi,  the great italian composer  Marco Betta and so on.

She worked as choreographer, drammaturg and director for her Antonio e Cleopatra….passioni e poesie, La dodicesima notte…amori e sogni, Le allegre comari of Windsor e Falstaff…teatro, musica e poesia, Sogno di una notte di mezza estate…incanti amorosi, poetici e musicali da
Shakespeare e Mendelsshon alla Commedia Musicale from William Shakespeare, Giuseppe Verdi and Felix Mendelssohn ( production with Piccolo Teatro of Milano, Teatro Gioco Vita- Stabile
of innovazione of Piacenza )  her Le Rane…la città e il teatro da salvare from Aristofane, Sognando Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Much ado about
nothing, As you like it, Othello, Henry IV, Henry V, Falstaff, Romeo e Giulietta ....l'eternità di un amore poetico, teatrale e musicale ( from William Shakespeare, Charles Gounod and Vicenzo Bellini).

She worked also in many shows as choreographer , director - co director  and she loves remeber the remakes of Così fan tutte of Mozart , La storia della bambola abbandonata, Happy Days of Samuel Beckett (director Giorgio Strehler – Piccolo Teatro of Milano, Teatro Verdiof Trieste, Teatro Petruzzelli of Bari ), Clemenza of Tito of Mozart, Gianni Schicchi of Puccini with Leo Nucci, La voix humaine of Poulenc, Walkure, Siegfried and Gotterdammerung of Wagner ( Teatro Petruzzelli of Bari – ofrector Walter Pagliaro), Tosca of Puccini ( Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari), Idomeneo of
Mozart- Strauss, Semiramide of Meyerbeer , Re Lear of Piccinni, Iphigenie auf Tauris of Gluck-Strauss, Napoli Milionaria of Rota, Rodelinda regina dei Longobardi, Giulio Cesare of Haendel , Pagliacci of Leoncavallo, Cavalleria Rusticana of Mascagni, il Viaggio a Reims, Elisir
d’amore of Donizetti, Norma of Bellini with Sonia Ganassi and Daniel Oren.

Some years ago she started her important and successfully collaboration with Henning Brockhaus as choreographer and director for many appreciated shows : La serva padrona of Pergolesi , Atto
senza parole I of Samuel Beckett , Lucia di Lammermoor of Donizetti ( Italy and France) , Traviata of Giuseppe Verdi (with sets of Josef Svoboda for International Macerata Opera Festival, Royal Opera House of Muscat, Teatro Verdi of Trieste, Victorian Opera of Melbourne, Astana Opera -the show is on the repertory of the Theatre- , Teatro Massimo of Palermo, Seoul, Mexico, France), Macbeth ( Teatro Carlo Felice of Genova, Teatro Verdi of Trieste, Royal Opera House Muscat), Let’s make an opera of Britten, Rigoletto , Otello ( Teatro Massimo of Palermo and Teatro San Carlo of Napoli where she remakes the opera and in Teatro La Maestranza Sevillia), Lohengrin ( Teatro Municipal de Sao Paulo), Carmen ( Royal Opera Wallonie Liège) and Don Carlo.

Her directions and choreographies have been very often appreciated by public and critics
and considered “ elegance, dynamic, innovativ,adrenalinic, very amusing, suggestive, lively, sparkling” and so on.

Her choreographies always connect different dances ( flamenco , classical and modern) with theatre and with the world of dreams and affects: she always ask to her dancers to dance and play at the same times, to be dancers and Actors.

She teaches theater young actors and singers , she worked also for a Masterclass of Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Milan dedicated to Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, she founded and direct her Project Shakespeare since 2011 ,  she worked with Accademia of Teatro alla Scala for a show of Giorgio Strehler and taught at Opera School of Teatro Comunale di Bologna .

Next shows: La Traviata ( Macerata Opera Festival) , Carmen ( Opera Royal Wallonie
de Liège) , Dreaming Shakespeare , Project Shakespeare and Opera for you of Valentina Escobar, Romeo et Juliette of Gounod , Lucia di Lammermoor ( Opera de Toulon) , Don Carlos and other projects in Italy and other countries.





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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Bizet: Carmen Stage Director 1 week Opéra Royal de Wallonie 2018
Verdi: La Traviata Stage Director Macerata Opera Festival 2018
Verdi: Don Carlo Stage Director Teatro Comunale Bologna 2018
Verdi: La Traviata Stage Director 24 hours Opéra Toulon Provence Méditerranée 2016
Donizetti: Lucia Di Lammermoor Stage Director 24 hours Teatro Comunale di Modena 2016

Awards

fIRST PRIZE FOR THEATRE OF INTERNATIONAL AWARD ARLEX DIRECTED BY CARLA FRACCI, DOLORES PUTHOD AND FERRUCCIO SOLERI
2018
GB OSCAR FOR LA TRAVIATA AS THE BEST ITALIAN SHOW
2018