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Angélica Liddell
Angélica Liddell
She was born in Figueres (Girona) in 1966. She graduated from the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid with a degree in Psychology and in Dramatic Art from the Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático of Madrid, receiving both qualifications in 1992. Her work includes prose, poetry, installations and theatre scripts. She has been a director with the Atra Bilis Theatre Company since 1993, with whom she has directed most of her plays, and where she also performs as an actress. Furthermore, she has presented a large number of papers in conferences, congresses and symposia.
Her theatre scripts include the following plays: La falsa suicida [A Faked Suicide] (2000); El matrimonio Palavrakis [Mr and Mrs Palavrakis] (2001); Once upon a time in West Asphixia (2002); Hysterica passio (2002), these last three plays are part of the trilogy El tríptico de la aflicción [The Triptych of Sorrow]; Monólogo necesario para la extinción de Nubila Wahlheim y Extinción [A Monologue Necessary for the Extinction of Nubila Wahlheim and Extinction] (2003); Y los peces salieron a combatir contra los hombres [And the Fish Set off to Fight Against Men] (2003); Y como no se pudrió…: Blancanieves [And Since She Didn’t Rot . . . : Snow White] (2004); Mi relación con la comida [My Relationship with Food] (2005); El año de Ricardo [Ricardo’s year] (2005), this play together with Y los peces salieron a combatir contra los hombres [And the Fish Set off to Fight Against Men] and Y como no se pudrió…: Blancanieves [And Since She Didn’t Rot . . . : Snow White] form the trilogy entitled Actos de resistencia contra la muerte [Acts of Resistance Against Death]; Perro muerto en tintorería: los fuertes [Dead Dog at Dry Cleaners: The Strong] (2007) and Belgrado [Beograd] (2007).
She has published the poetry volume Los deseos de Amherst [Desires of Amherst] (2008).
Her plays have been translated into Catalan, French, English, Portuguese, Russian, Romanian, Czech and German; they have also been represented in Brazil, Columbia, Bolivia, Portugal, Germany, Chile, the Czech Republic and France.
She has received awards from the VIII City of Alcorcón National Literature Competition, 1988, and the X Competition of Stories of Images of Women from the Council of the Province of León, 1997, as well as the Casa de América Innovative Dramaturgy Prize, 2003; SGAE Theatre Prize, 2004; the Ojo Crítico Prize of the Second Millennium, 2005, for her career as a whole; the Notodo Audience Prize for the best performance in 2007 and the II Valle-Inclán Theatre Prize, 2008.

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Available titles
Perro muerto en tintorerĂ­a: lo
s fuertes

Dead Dog at Dry Cleaners: The
Strong