Paula Carballeira Cabana


Pseudonym: Paula Carballeira
Category: Actress
Birth Date: 7th September 1972
Telephone: 981573626 - 652197599
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 Curriculum

She attended an advanced course on Portuguese Language and Culture in the Faculty of Arts in Lisbon (1993). One year later, she took a degree in Hispanic Philology, got the certificate on Pedagogical Aptitude and attended the course: ‘Especialización en Arte Dramático. Teoría y Práctica de la Interpretación’.
She worked as an instructor in the courses on reading encouragement, organized by the ‘Dirección Xeral de Promoción Cultural’ – Xunta de Galicia (1994-95) and presented a report titled “A presencia do sensorial nas acotacións de El marqués de Bradomín” within “Valle-Inclán y el Fin de Siglo”, international conference organized by the Faculty of Philology (University of Santiago de Compostela - 1995). She participated in the following courses: ‘XXI Xornadas do Ensino’ (1997), ‘VII Encontros Pedagóxicos de Compostela’ (1998), “A arte de contar contos” (1998), “A oralidade na aula” (1999), “A literatura de tradición oral” (1999), “Fomento do hábito lector nos alumnos/as de E.P. (Animación á lectura)” (2000), “Os camiños das historias” (2003), “Didáctica da narratoloxía. Introducción ás técnicas do contacontos” (2004), “Animación á lectura. A tradición oral. Dramatización” (2004), “Os camiños das historias” (2004) and “Introducción ás técnicas do contacontos” (2005).
She attended the following courses on theatre performance: “Investigación teatral sobre un conto tradicional europeo”, by Manuel Lourenzo (1992), “Taller de Climatología Corporal (acercamiento a la danza butoh), by Andrés Corchero (1995), “Seminario de Interpretación Teatral”, by Javier Pérez Eguaras (1995), “A voz en situación de representación”, by Etelvino Vázquez (1997), “Clown” and “Bufón” by Eric de Bont (1999), “A máscara neutra”, by M. del Mar Navarro (2001), “Adiestramiento físico y vocal del actor. Método Suzuki”, by Kameron Steel (2003) and “Máscara física de Commedia dell arte”, by Claudia Conti (2004).

 Work & Activities

She wrote the following plays: “Ludovico Petos” (for children) for Berrobambán Teatro (1997); “Unha farsa anónima” (for children) for Captatio Benevolentiae (1998); “Carrapuchiña veloz” and “O que había que darlle a Carrapuchiña” (1999); “Movementos para trasnos e trastes” (for children) for Berrobambán Teatro (2002); “Radio Universo” (joint author) for Chévere (2002); “Malicia” para Eme-2 produccións (2002); “Boas noites” (for children) for Ubú Teatro (2004); “Vendetta” for Berrobambán Teatro (2004); “Que ninguén se mova” (for children) for TV7 (2005); “Akelarre” (for children) for TV7 (2005); “A cabana de Babaiagá” (for children) for Centro Dramático Gallego (2006) and “Bi-nologo” for “Tentacular” by Chévere (2006).
She wrote the following books for children: “A percura”, Edicións do Cumio (1990); “Robin e a Boa Xente” (it was translated into Spanish), EDB-Rodeira (1993); “Troulas, andainas, solpores e unha farsa anónima” (it was translated into Spanish) EDB-Rodeira (1996); “Olo-iepu-iepu”, Galaxia (1999); “Un porco e unha vaca xa fan zoolóxico”, Xerais (1999); “Mateo” (it was translated into Spanish, Basque, Catalan and Korean), Kalandraka (1999); “Paco” (it was translated into Spanish, Basque, Catalan, Portuguese and English), Kalandraka (2000); “Correo Urxente” (it was translated into Spanish), EDB-Rodeira (2002); “Smara” (it was translated into Spanish), Kalandraka (2006) and “Contatrás”, Edicións Positivas (2006). She also wrote: “O ganso pardo” (Edelvives, 2002); “A era de Lázaro” (Galaxia, 2004); “Prata lavada” in “Postais do camiño” (Galaxia, 2004); “Barbazul” in “Ninguén está só” (Tris-Tram, 2001); “Fala con Clara”, in “Longa lingua” (Xerais, 2002); “Elisardo”, in “Liñas para lelas” (Grándola Nova, 1998); “O asubío do vento norte” and “Alicia sabe voar” (Anaya, 2006).
As for television, she worked in “Apaga a luz”, “A noite en blanco”, “Pequeno hotel”, pilot episode of “Pepe o Inglés”, “Rías Baixas”, “O rei da comedia”, “Máxima Audiencia”, “Contando estrelas” and “Libro de Familia”. She collaborated in several programmes on Radio Fene and Radio Galega and has been collaborating as a storyteller since 1994 in festivals and conferences all around the world.
She also participated in stagings for children and adults such as “Ludovico Petos” (1997); “Xuvenca e Cochón, estrelas da canción” (1999); “Diariamente” (2000); “Dous contos sen final e un final por fin” (2001); “Movementos para trasnos e trastes” (2002); “Historia dun libro” (2003); “Historia dun soldado” (2003); “Ndc” (2001) and “Vendetta” (2004). She also participated as director, actress and scriptwriter in several performances.

 Other Interesting Aspects

She has been on the editorial staff of ‘Tantágora’, a magazine about oral narration since January 2005 and member or ‘Berrobambán’ since 1997.