Jordi Prat i Coll
A graduate in Audiovisual Communication from the UPF and in Stage Directing and Playwriting from the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona (Special Award). Director, playwright and translator, he combines his creative work in theatre with pedagogy. As a playwright, his main works include Carrer Hospital amb St. Jeroni (Recull Prize 2000), Obra Vista (Sala Beckett, 2005), De quan somiava (Sala Atrium and Teatre Lliure, 2013), Requiem for Evita (Temporada Alta and La Seca, 2017; Barcelona Theatre Prize for the Best Musical) and You’ve Got to Pay (Sala Atrium, 2020).
He has translated Copi, Caryl Churchill, Ayub Khan-Din, Lucy Prebble and debbie tucker green. As a director he has directed both classics (Josep M. de Sagarra, Serafí Pitarra and Federico García Lorca) and contemporary writers (Caryl Churchill, Copi, Heiner Müller, Lluïsa Cunillé, Antonio Tarantino and Rebekka Kricheldorf). Worthy of highlight among the accolades he has received are the Critics’ Prize and the Ciutat de Barcelona Prize for Els Jocs Florals de Canprosa by Santiago Rusiñol (TNC, 2018), for which he also won the MAX for the best theatre adaptation.