Belén Constenla


Category: Actress
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 Curriculum

She attended many courses related to theatre: ‘Curso de Iniciación ó Teatro’, given by Caritel Company, Ourense (1985), ‘Curso de Maquillaxe para Teatro e Cine’, given by Rubén Darío, an American cinema make-up artist (1988), ‘Interpretación en Chejov, Ibsen e Sahakespeare’, given by Augusto Fernández in Santiago and organised by the Galician Association of Actors, Directors and Technical Experts (1990), the second part of ‘Interpretación en Chejov, Ibsen e Shakespeare’ (1992), ‘Interpretación’, given by Natalia Svreva and organised by the Galician Association of Actors, Directors and Technical Experts (1994), ‘Curso sobre Bertolt Brecht’, given by Ernesto Caballero and organised by the Galician Association of Actors, Directors and Technical Experts (1998), ‘Interpretación no cine’, given by Enrique Urbizu (1999), ‘Cabaret’, given by Ángel Burgos and organised by the Galician Association of Actors, Directors and Technical Experts (1999), ‘O actor como creador’, given by Albert Boadella and organised by the Galician Association of Actors, Directors and Technical Experts (1999), ‘Cómo defenderse del director’, given by Ángel Facio (2000), ‘Sombras Chinas’, given by TANXARINA (2002) and ‘Interpretación ante a cámara’, given by Gloria Paduna and Ángel Almazán of ‘El Subarino’ (2003).

 Work & Activities

THEATRE
-CARITEL: ‘Calquera vai á guerra’, by Guillermo Figueiredo. Director: Manuel Guede (1986-88). Leading actor.
-CENTRO DRAMÁTICO GALEGO: ‘As alegres casadas’, by William Shakespeare. Director: Eduardo Alonso (1989); ‘O incerto Señor Don Hamlet’, by Álvaro Cunqueiro. Director: Ricard Salvat (1991); ‘Un soño de verán’, by William Shakespeare. Director: Eduardo Alonso (1992); ‘Valle Inclán 98’ in ‘Las galas del difunto’ (director: José Martins) and ‘El embrujado’ (director: Eduardo Alonso) and ‘A cacatúa verde’. Director: Eduardo Alonso (2001).
-TEATRO DO NOROESTE: ‘O Rei Lear’, by William Shakespeare. Director: Eduardo Alonso (1990); ‘Os Xustos’, by Albert Camus. Director: Eduardo Alonso (1991); ‘As vodas de Fígaro’, by Caron de Beumarchais. Director: Eduardo Alonso (1994); ‘Macbeth’, by William Shakespeare. Director: Eduardo Alonso (1994); ‘A Gaiola’, by Alfredo Conde. Director: Eduardo Alonso (1995); ‘Historias peregrinas’, de Miguel Anxo Murado. Director: Eduardo Alonso (1995); ‘Noite de Reis’, by William Shakespeare. Director: Eduardo Alonso (1995); ‘Unha rosa é unha rosa’, by Suso de Toro. Director: Eduardo Alonso (1997); ‘Estación Mahagonny’, by Bertolt Brecht. Director: Castro Gudes (1998); ‘A Celestina’, by Fernando de Rojas. Director: Eduardo Alonso (2000) and ‘O país acuático’, written and directed by E. Alonso (2002).
-ESPELLO CÓNCAVO: ‘Bailando en verán’, by Brian Friel. Director: Arturo López (1997) and ‘As Troianas’, by Eurípides (Manuel Lourenzo’s version). Director: Arturo López (1997).
-UR TEATRO: ‘Trabajos de amor perdidos’, by William Shakespeare. Director: Helana Pimenta (1999).
-OLLOMOLTRANVÍA: ‘Os carros do camiño’, written and directed by Rafael R. Marzo (1999).
-TEATRO DO AQUÍ: ‘Criaturas’, Roberto Vidal Bolaño. Director: Roberto Vidal Bolaño (2000).
-TEATRO DO MORCEGO: ‘Os vellos non deben namorarse’, by Castelao. Director: Celso Parada (2001-2002).
-LAGARTA, LAGARTA: ‘Fobias’, by José Luis Prieto. Director: Lino Braxe (2004-05).
-BALEA BRANCA: ‘Defensa de dama’, by Joaquín Hinojosa. Director: Damián Contreras (2005).

TELEVISION
-GALICIAN TV (TVG): ‘Magazine Corcante’ (1991), ‘Luar’ (1996), ‘Supermartes’ (1997-98), ‘Tequelexou’ (2001-2002) and ‘Bo proveito con Xacobe’ (2003).
-GALAXIA COMUNICACIÓN: ‘Padín de Carracedo’ within the series ‘Os outros feirantes’ by Álvaro Cunqueiro. Director: Xosé Cermeño (1990), a serial for Galician TV.
-EDITORIAL COMPOSTELA: Supporting actor in several episodes of ‘Pratos combinados’ on Galician TV (1998-99).
-ESTUDIOS PICASSO – BOCA A BOCA: ‘El Comisario’, episode nº 80.
-ZENIT MULTIMEDIA: ‘Rías Baixas’ (2000-2001-2003-2004).

SHORTS
‘¿Por qué no me miras?’ and ‘O paso da historia’, by E. Cuquejo (1989), ‘O cura burlado’, by Carlos Soler; ‘Marionetas’, Image and Sound School, Vigo and ‘¿Ata cando?’, by Cuchi Carreira.

CINEMA
‘Sei quen es’, by Patricia Ferreira (1999) and ‘Días de voda’, by Juan Pinzás (2001).

RADIO
She presented commercial breaks for the agency ‘Planos’ in Ourense (1987) and worked as a scriptwriter and presenter of the programme ‘A Castaña Pilonga’ on Radio Bemposta in Ourense (1989).

OTHERS
She installed sound systems for documentaries on TV7 (1992) and worked as a theatre instructor for children with ‘Kukas Producións’ for ‘Ferradura Aberta’ (1993).

 Other Interesting Aspects

PRIZES
-1997: she was nominated as the best supporting actress at ‘María Casares’ Theatre Prize for her work in ‘Bailando en verán’, by Brian Friel, directed by Arturo López for ‘Espello Cóncavo’.
-1998: she was awarded the prize to the best supporting actress at ‘María Casares’ Prize for her work in ‘Unha rosa é unha rosa’, a play written by Suso de Toro and directed by Eduardo Alonso in TEATRO DO NOROESTE.
-1999: she was nominated as the best supporting actress at ‘María Casares’ Prize for ‘El Embrujado’, by Valle-Inclán, directed by Eduardo Alonso for CENTRO DRAMÁTICO GALEGO.
-2000: she was awarded the prize to the best supporting actress at ‘María Casares’ Prize for ‘Criaturas’, by Roberto Vidal Bolaño.
-2003: she was nominated as the best actress for her character as ‘Carmiña’ in the serial ‘Rías Baixas’.