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Ni flores, ni funeral, ni cenizas, ni tantán

María Goiricelaya


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Price: 10 euros · No. pages: 123 · Collection: Dramatic Residencies Collection number: 5 · Language: Spanish · Binding: paperback ISBN: 978-84-9041-454-5 · Date of publication: October 2022 · Place of publication: Madrid, Spain


Text written as part of the National Dramatic Centre’s Dramatic Residencies programme during the 2021-2022 season

 Ni flores, ni funeral, ni cenizas ni tantán is a story of overcoming adversity, tenderness and humanity. Focusing on palliative care and “dying a good death” the piece is a journey that encourages us to face life with joy and ask ourselves what the end of life will be like. A song dedicated to all those who have left this world with pain and suffering. A tribute to all those others who accompany them in this last stage without ever losing their smile.



María Goiricelaya

María Goiricelaya

(Bilbao, 1983) Director, playwright, actress and theatre researcher. She holds a PhD in Research and Creation in Art from the University of the Basque Country (UPV) and completed her dissertation “El entrenamiento vocal del actor en los siglos XX y XXI” (Vocal training for actors in the 20th and 21st centuries) in 2016. She has a Degree in Audiovisual Communication, a Postgraduate Degree in Performing Arts from UPV, and Master’s Degrees in Musical Theatre (RCSSD), Performing Arts (Rey Juan Carlos I) and Cultural Management (UOC). She has trained at several institutions, including the Roy Hart Center (France), Teatr Piesn Kozla (Poland) and the Arthoc International Centre (Romania).

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Her most recent works include Yerma (Sala BBK), Altsasu (Teatro Arriaga), and El Patio de mi casa, for which she was short-listed for Best New Playwright at the latest edition of the Max Awards. In 2017, together with actress Ane Pikaza, she launched the company La Dramática Errante. In addition to directing and writing, Goiricelaya is currently the artistic producer at Sala BBK.

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