Marta Pazos

(Pontevedra, 1976)

Stage director, scenographer, dramaturge, costume designer and actor, Marta Pazos is one of the most effervescent creators of the Spanish stage vanguard.

She is the artistic director of the company Voadora, with which she is developing an own language based on the plastic arts, music, the hybridisation of disciplines and constant performing arts research.

With a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona, with specialist subject painting, she completed her training in Italy, graduating at the Scuola Cònia de la Societas Rafaello Sanzio, directed by Claudia Castellucci.

Since the year 2000 she has directed theatre and opera for venues such as the Centro Dramático Nacional, Teatro Real, Teatro Español, Teatre Lliure, Centro Dramático Galego and MA Scène Nationale in France.
Among her stage productions highlights have included the world premiere of the successful opera Je suis narcissiste, runner-up in the World Premiere category of the International Opera Awards 2020; versions of Shakespearian works Othello, Sueño de una noche de verano and La tempestadTokio3, a revision of the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri with which she was voted best newcomer show at the MAX awards; and Garage, a work on the role of women in the automotive industry starring women workers at PSA Peugeot-Citroën.

She received the Prize of Honour for merit in the performing arts from the MIT Ribadavia, the Dorotea Bárcenas 2018 Prize of Honour, and has won four María Casares Theatre Prizes as stage director and scenographer.​