Roger Torns

Roger Torns is an actor, an author, and a director. He has a degree in directing and playwriting from the Institut del Teatre and holds a diploma in Performing Arts from the La Casona school. He has also studied at various workshops and seminars in playwriting and acting at the Obrador de la Sala Beckett. As a playwright he has premiered Soliloquizing with Someone (La Seca), Hàbitat [doble penetració] (DespertaLab grant 2018), Distància (Sala Beckett), Estrip-Tesi (Càtedra Brossa grant 2018) and Persones potencialment perilloses (Tantarantana). He was responsible for the adaptation of Woyzeck caducat (Círcol Maldà), co-wrote Elefant terrible with Eric Balbás (winner of the CROQUIS_BCN 2017 which premiered at the Sala Beckett) and he has directed 42KM (Teatre La Gleva). In 2018, together with Laura Daza, he co-produced Produït for H.I.I.I.T.

As an actor he has participated in La meva violència by Llàtzer Garcia, Urinetown, directed by Joan Maria Segura, Generació de merda by Xavi Morató, La infanta terrible y su séquito real by the Col·lectiu La Santa, La noche de los asesinos, directed by Gerard Nicasi, Escape Show, directed by Alicia Serrat, Estrip-Tesi and Woyzeck caducat, directed by himself, and Elefant terrible, directed jointly with Eric Balbàs. He has also collaborated on El agitador vórtex by Cristina Blanco. In the audiovisual sphere he has participated as an actor in the film Bercelona 92 by Ferran Ureña and the short films Ahora no puedo, directed by Roser Aguilar (Gaudí Award for the best short film 2011), and Cargols, directed by Geoffrey Cowper. He wrote, directed produced and acted in the pilot chapter of the series Animal en sèrie, broadcast on Betevé.