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The Company casting

"It is true that I never leave my house,
but it is also true that its doors (whose number is infinite)
are open day and night to men and to animals as well.
Anyone may enter."
´The Asterion's House´ by J L Borges

To May 2005:

Artistic Direction :


Acting :

SEBASTIAN AGUIRRE is a young graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama, London.

SCOTT CHRISTIE spent years acting in his home town of Aberdeen, before moving to London in 1998 to attend Mountview Academy of Dramatic Arts, graduating in 2003.

NEILL HANSON studied acting at The Bridge Theatre Training Company (2000-2002).

JONATHAN HOOLEY studied acting at the Mountview Academy of Dramatic Arts, graduating in October 2003.

JACK JAMES trained at the Welsh College of Music and Drama. He appeared at the Edinburgh International Festival in Anthony Neilson's Wonderful World of Dissocia. Work at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre includes: Loves Labours Lost, Much Ado About Nothing, King John, The Plantagenets, Macbeth. For The National Theatre; Troilus and Cressida, The Merchant of Venice, Money, Summerfolk, The Coast of Utopia. He was a member of the Centre for Performance Research devising and performing in new productions in the UK, Europe and South America. Directing credits include: Satellite City, Mario Benzedrine's Pop-Up Apocalypse, Bar Valentino, You Do It and Listing. He Teaches and Directs at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He played the principal character in "NO ONE WITHOUT THE OTHER".

GARETH McCHLERY trained as an actor, at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, graduating in 2003.

Lighting and Sound :

CRISTIANO SEREGNI was born in Roma and has studied Ethnomusicology and Archaeology-Anthropology at the University of "La Sapienza". The Erasmus Project, at Roskilde University Centre in Denmark, awarded him a scholarship in History. Seregni speaks English, Danish and Italian. His main interests are in music (he has practiced as Bassist, Composer, Arranger, Lyricist and in live-studio-computer, namely as Sound Editor) and in lighting (where he gained experience as a Lighting Designer and as a Board Operator-Programmer. Since 1994 he worked in Clubs, in Exhibitions, in Museums and in Theatres. Among the significant theatre productions he worked for let us mention: Peter Brook, Odin Teatret ISTA, Susanne Linke, Ellen Stewart La Mama, Andrea Jonasson, Pippo Delbono, Peppe Barra, and with actors puppets in shows for children. Since 1991 Seregni also gained experience in Archaeology, cooperating in Excavations (research and rescue) proto-historic, classic, Medieval age, as well as in Experimental Archaeology: cooperating in the Lejre Experimental Centre of Denmark.

Additional casting:
"lunch poetry", "Everything & a pound of flesh"
and "no one without the other" (only first act), etc.







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