Andrés Giráldez Río


Category: Actor and puppeteer
Birth Date: 28th March 1973
Birth Place: Vigo (Pontevedra)
Telephone: 986400545 - 655519327
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 Curriculum

EDUCATION
.Vocational training 1: Administrative.
.Vocational training 2: Viticulture and Enology.
.Courses: ‘Iniciación ó malabarismo’ with Lois Soaxe, Cangas (1996), ‘Iniciación ó teatro’ with Maribel Alonso, Vigo (December 1996 - January 1997), ‘Manipulación de Títeres de Luva’ with Yang Feng (China), Santiago (1996), ‘Construcción de máscaras’ with Tanxarina Títeres, Redondela (1997), ‘Curso de voz para actores’, Cangas (1999) and ‘Gag’ with Jordi Portí, Cangas (2000).

 Work & Activities

January 1996: he began to collaborate as a light and sound technician in ‘Titiricircus’, a performance of ‘Tanxarina Títeres’. He also collaborated as a puppeteer and light and sound technician in ‘Ah, Ah, Ah, estamos monstros de risa’.
November 1996: he participated as a puppeteer in ‘Santiago, Santiago...’.
1998: Actor and puppeteer in ‘Contaloucos’.
2002: Actor and puppeteer in ‘Rapatú’.
2004: Musician and puppeteer in ‘Os Narigudos’.
Actor in ‘Branca Rosa, Os Piratas’, directed by Celso Parada. Characters: Evangelizing monk and Pirate.
Actor in ‘A Cacatúa Verde’, a play of the ‘Centro Dramático Galego’ directed by Eduardo Alonso. Character: Grasset.
Actor in ‘Os Vellos non deben de namorarse’, directed by Celso Parada. Characters: ‘Portugués’ and ‘Mozo’.

TELEVISION: He recorded ‘Toc-Toc’, a programme with string puppets for Spanish TV (2000) and episodes of ‘Pequeno Hotel’, a CTV series broadcasted on Galician TV.

 Other Interesting Aspects

He organised ‘Sedecine’, the Cinema Week in Redondela (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000).
He organised ‘Artelixo’ (Sculpture exhibition in the street), Redondela (1995-1996).
He collaborated in the organization of the Internacional Puppet Festival in Vigo (1993, 1994 and 1995).
He created ‘Froilán O Celta’ for Xabarín Club on Galician TV.
He collaborated in the organization of the Internacional Puppet Festival in Redondela (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005).
He participated as an actor in ‘Heroína’, a film by Gerardo Herrero. Character: Yonki.