ABOUT Downstage

Our cast members are natives English and Spanish speakers and  fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

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Founders

Shirley Andrews

MANAGING DIRECTOR

 

      

Australia,Spain, Chile

 

Active participant in establishing and  collaborating  on entrepreneurial projects to promote the Arts, Creativity and Community work.

Many years teaching and catering for a range of ability levels and ages from early childhood to adolescence. 

Experienced participant and teacher in theatre performance, workshops and production including a TV pilot in Spain. 

Worked in Australia presenting interactive workshops targeting Multiculturalism. 

Knowledge and experience in implementing community programs supporting cultural diversity

Lifestyle Programs for Health Promotion and sustainable living. 

Active involvement in events management specialising in social issues in collaboration with community groups and tertiary institutions. 

Successfully operated small businesses. 

Studied in Australia and Spain.

Mau Salinas

DIRECTOR/ ACTOR

 

 

Australia,Spain,Chile

 

Theatre Director, Actor and English Teacher.

Founding member of Youth and Community Theatre Groups in Sydney, Australia.

Bachelor of Social Science at University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia.

English teacher at various academies in Madrid, Spain.

Interpretación Gestual at Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático. Madrid, Spain.

Actor for several English language theatre companies in Barcelona and Madrid.

Tours of Spain with local theatre companies.

Vast experience in Summer Camps and Drama Camps with young learners from all around Europe.

Language coach, English specialist at Jacarandafilmcompany Madrid.

Theatre in Education specialist. Worked with the most prestigious TIE Companies in Spain, Italy and the UK.

Worked on Radio, TV and short films in Spain.

Lived in Chile, Australia, Spain and England.