BIOGRAPHY

Helena Salgueiro, born in 1995/  performance artist, choreographer, theatre director, poet, playwright, and researcher/ living between Galiza and Scotland.

Her passion for intermediality and heterogeneity in knowledge leads her to study literature, linguistics, dance, dramaturgy, music, physical theatre and martial arts in colleges, universities, dance schools, centres and theatre companies between Galiza, Scotland, Denmark, Poland and France.

Her work focuses on the performativity of the body through movement and language, pivoting between scenic and cinematographic works, written word and performance or visual art. She has showcased her work in Galiza, Portugal, Sweden,UK and Saudi Arabia.

Her own company sees the light in 2022 showcasing stage productions, resulting in a mixture of dance, performance art, physical theatre and poetry. Salgueiro also directs plays for other organisations, showcases performance solos and collaborates internationally with architects, designers, artisans, film directors etc.

Selected works
Selected spaces

Come and Go

Chiaroscuro

As paisaxes de Camille

Étude 1 Op 1 Fragmentos sobre o silencio

Ourografías

S/T

Esculpir a pulsión que habitas

Ferro, Federici

Nortear

Pan

The other daughter of William Tell

(...)

Dance Base- National Centre for Dance of Scotland, (Edinburgh, Scotland), Summerhall Theatre (Edinburgh, Scotland),  Kärnan (Helsinborg, Sweden); Spain: Auditorio de Galicia, Salón Teatro, Teatro Colón da Coruna, Teatro Principal de Ourense, Teatro Principal de Santiago de Compostela, Museo do Mar de Vigo, Teatro Noela de Noia, Teatro Principal da Estrada, Auditorio Gustavo Freire, Teatro Jofre de Ferrol (...) 

Selected collaborations

Centro Dramático Galego____coproduction

Festival Internacional de Teatro do Alentejo___coproduction

Festival Contradança

FIOT Carballo

Dance Base

Winter Droving Festival

Anatomy Arts

Magdalena Project_International Festival Women in Theatre

FITO Ourense

Festival C

Festival UScénica

Asociación Ámbar (functional diversity)

Verónica Moar(ceramicist)

Talks 

"Representaciones de la metamorfosis" Curtocircuíto Festival (2021)

with Antonio Ruz, Virginia Rota and Marta Ramos

"Pendentes de ouro negro" AAAG

Conference about women and wolfram, Eva Lootz work group organised by CGAC, with Faia Díaz and Patricia Coucheiro  (2017)

Residencies

Festival Internacional de Teatro do Alentejo (2022)

Encuentros Magalia, Red de Teatros Alternativos (2021)

A Casa Vella (2021)

Residencias Paraíso, Colectivo RPM (2021)

Residencias Cruzadas, Centro Dramático Galego (2021)

Eden Arts (2018)

Awards

Premio Xuventude Crea de Artes Escénicas, Xunta de Galicia (2016)

Premio Rosalía de Castro de Poesía, Concello de Padrón/Fundación Rosalía de Castro, (2016)

Premio Avelina Valladares de Poesía, Concello da Estrada (2012)

Chiaroscuro
News
Books

Todas as illas son unha illa, Edicións Positivas (2021)

As Flores, Concello de Padrón/Fundación Rosalía de Castro (2016)

Intermitencia da cidade, Edicións Fervenza (2012)

Workshops and laboratories

Corpo-arquivo, NORMAL Espazo de intervención cultural da Universidade da Coruna (2022)

Movemento na interpretación, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (2021/22)

Iniciación ao teatro, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (2021/22)

Observatorio do corpo a través da linguaxe poética e performativa, Festival Uscénica (2021)

Metapheró, NORMAL Espazo de Intervención Cultural da Universidade da Coruna (2020/21)

CV