Laura Iturralde, member of the AAI, winner for best lighting in the XXIV María Casares Theatre Awards 2020
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Laura Iturralde, a member of the AAI, has won the prize for best lighting for her work in the play O Empapelado Amarelo, awarded by the María Casares Awards. The winning play by A Quinta do Quadrante Company, directed by Tito Asorey and performed by Melania Cruz.
The delivery was held during the last edition XXIV Theatre Awards ‘María Casares’, organized by the AAAG, sponsored by the Xunta de Galicia, the Culture of the Diputación de A Coruña and Somos AISGE and was broadcast on YouTube due to the pandemic.
The María Casares Prizes are awards given annually by the Galician Actors and Actresses Association, which highlight the best shows, actors and actresses and technical professionals of the past theatre season. They were awarded for the first time in 1997 and are named after María Casares, a Galician actress with great international success in history.
The shows that have been awarded in these XXIV María Casares Theatre Awards.
Idiot, by Redrum Teatro, won the award for Best Leading Actor (Machi Salgado); MedidaxMedida, by Eccentric Theatre Productions in co-production with FIOT, won the award for Best Supporting Actor (Josito Porto); Neorretranca e posmorriña, by Centro Dramático Galego, won the award for Set Design (Marta Pazos); El empapelado amarillo, by A Quinta do Cuadrante, won for Lighting (Laura Iturralde); Después de las olas, by ButacaZero, won for the costume of María Casares (Carlos Pinilla), and Vida de Cans, by Talía Teatro, won for make-up (Martina Cambeiro). By categories, the winners are: Make-up: Martina Cambeiro for Vida de Cans (Talía Teatro) Wardrobe: Carlos Pinilla for Después de las olas (ButacaZero) Lighting: Laura Iturralde, El papel pintado amarillo (A Quinta do Cuadrante) Set design: Marta Pazos, Neorretranca y postmorriña (Centro Dramático Gallego) Original music: Lucía Aldao for Liberto (Rebordelos) Original text: Jose Prieto for Bernarda (Malasombra Productions) Adaptation-translation: María Peinado for My world is not of this kingdom (Teatro da Ramboia) Supporting actor: Josito Porto, for MedidaxMedida (Eccentric Theatre Productions-FIOT) Supporting actress: Celia González for Bernarda (Malasombra) Starring: Machi Salgado for Idiot (Redrum Theatre) Leading actress: Rocío González for Liberto (Rebordelos) Directed by: José Prieto for Bernarda (Malasombra) and María Peinado for Mi mundo no es de este reino (Teatro da Ramboia) Children’s show: Umm! A finger-licking musical comedy by Avento Teatro. Show: Bernarda, by Malasombra
You can see the complete awards ceremony and the speech of our lighting partner in the following link: