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Athenea Mata

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PhD in Theater Studies from the Institut del Teatre and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB)
Senior Agricultural Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM)
Master in Business Communication and Advertising from ESIC Business & Marketing School (Barcelona)

Career path

Actress, playwright and theater director. Director of the Faculty of Performing Arts and Music of TAI.

Throughout his career, he has studied with professionals such as Jill Clayburgh, Austin Pendleton, Karen Ludwig, Montxo Armendáriz, Mariano Barroso and Andrés Lima, among others.

In theater, he has starred in works such as Story of an abandoned doll The family album. On TV, he has starred in series including Afterclass, The Secret, The West Dock o CLA We are not angels. In film, his most recent works include: Champions, Nothing personal, Mortadelo and Filemón against Jimmy el Cachondo o Pain. As a director, she has staged creations such as attempts on his life by Martin Crimp, Top Girls by Caryl Churchill, The test de David Auburn and, in 2018, his debut feature: If I'm honest.

Teacher in places as varied as Italian Calabria or the Amazon jungle, and important schools and universities in Madrid (UPM, TAI, Nebrija, IE-Instituto de Empresa) or Barcelona (Institute of the Arts, Eòlia).

In addition, she has used theater as an integration tool with people at risk of social exclusion in Madrid, Barcelona, ​​as well as work camps in Italy and Brazil.

Subjects and workshops

Film acting techniques

Milestones of Screen Acting

Project Development Tutorials

Research lines

Social theater (RISE European research project). artistic interdisciplinarity.

Awards, mentions and recognitions

Maximum qualification -cum laude mention- for his doctoral thesis "The function of the theater in a transversal context of the arts: from Arts and Crafts to the Bauhaus"
Goya Award for Best Film for "Campeones"

Other merits

Injuve Grant for Young Artists at HB Studio and The Barrow Group (New York)

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