Electric Crooner  /One man's show
VIDEO REEL

 C.V.

FILMS:

2016. Botellas

Composer. Short-film. Directed by Marisa Otero. Galicia, Spain.

2015. Ancoradoiro

Composer. Short-film. Directed by Carlos Tomé. London, UK

2014. Fletch

Composer. Short-film. Directed by Ángeles Coppola. London, UK

2013. Do you Love Me?

Composer and sound designer. Short-film. Directed by David Spring. London, UK

 

THEATRE

 

2017. Outono.

Musical Director, Composer, sound designer. Circus. Pistacatro Theatre Co.

2016. In Bread we trust!

Musical Director, Composer, sound designer. UK.

2014. Lascia!

Musical Director, Composer, rhythmic choreographs and sound designer. Circus. UnaVia Co. UK.

2010. Sapiens, Sapiens, Sapiens

Composer and sound designer. Physical Theatre. Arrepentimentos Theatre Co. Directed by Evaristo Calvo.

2009. Resi-duo

Musical Director. Arrangements. Kids Theatre. Malabaranda theatre Co. Directed by Antón Coucheiro.

2009. Purgatorio

Musical Director.Composer and actor.Theatre.Pistacatro Theatre Co. Directed by Marcos Carballido. Spain

2008. Ringorrango

Musician, Composer and actor. Clown. Ringorrango Theatre Co. Directed by Marcos Orsi. Spain

2007. Kamikaze

Musician, Composer and actor. Circus. Cía. Pistacatro Theatre Co. and Centro Dramático Galego.

Directed by Hernán Gené. Spain

2007. Aló Django

Arrangements, musician and actor. Cabaret-concert of gypsy jazz. Collective creation.

2006. Terraburó

Musician, Composer and actor. Physical Theatre. Pistacatro Theatre Co. Spain

 

VIDEO

2014. Dare to Prepare: taking risks seriously. Searching for funding for international emergencies.

Composer. Overseas Development Institute (ODI). United Nations-UN. London, UK.

 

OTHER RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

2015. Nora's world. Audio CD-Book. Bilingual project Spanish-English with nursery rhymes.

Duties: Musical Director. Composer. Recording sessions.

2009-2013. Choir of the Frog. Artistic Director Assistant. Booking Agent . Head of Production.

Duties: Assisting the director during rehearsals. Preparing scores. Overall artistic vision. Summons.

Issuing contracts. Booking Venues. Lodging, catering and budgeting.

2006-2012. Pistacatro. S.L. Show Business Agency . General manager and founder member.
Duties: Manager sales. Head of production. Head technician. Institutional Relations. Management of artists.

2006. Artrix. Show street theatre. Duties: Head of production and touring. Government of Galicia. Spain

2004-2008. Street Theatre Festival D’Gorra! Head of production(2004-05). Artistic director(2006-08)

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MUSIC

 

2014. Choir conducting. Big Band Conducting.

Scott Stroman (tutor of jazz and conductor at the Guildhall Conservatoire). One-to one lessons.

2013-2014. Morley College. London

Orchestral Conducting. Orchestration. Arranging for Big Bands. Film Scoring. Mixing and mastering.

2006-2009. Estudio, School of Jazz (IAESJ). Santiago de Compostela

Voice. Drums. Guitar. Jazz Piano. Jazz guitar. Modern Harmony. Aural training

2003-2006. Taller de Músics Higher School of Music. Barcelona.

Harmony. Jazz Guitar. Composition and Arranging for Big Band. Music and software

(Cubase, Protools, Finale, VST, MIDI,etc. ). Film Scoring.

1986-1990. Royal Conservatoire of Santiago de Compostela

Foundation Level. Notation and theory, sol-fa and piano

 

THEATRE

 

2007-2009. Circonove, School of Circus and Drama. Santiago de Compostela

Contemporary dance. Body percussion. Juggling. Acrobatics. Singing for actors. Clown. Mime.

2007-2008. Escola San Clemente. Santiago de Compostela

Tap Dance. Teacher: Gail Brevitt (Royal Academy of Dance)

2006. Leo Bassi

Workshop Searching your own comic identity. Festiclown. Santiago de Compostela

2002. University of Santiago de Compostela. Santiago de Compostela

Introduction to Mime

2000. Good Idea Cía. Festiclown. Pontevedra

Clown

1998-1999. Espacio Aberto School of Drama. Santiago de Compostela

Theatre. Acting (method J.Grotowski ). Actor physical training

 

LINGUISTICS

 

2012. BA(Hon). Linguistics, Language and Literature. University of Santiago de Compostela. Spain

Speciality in Galician linguistic studies. Italian language as second language and English as third language

 

 

OTHER TRAINING

2017. MA in Arts and Cultural Management. USC - University of Santiago of Compostela.

2014. Teaching Assistant. NVQ - STLS Teaching Qualification Level 2 QTF (Supporting Teaching in Schools)

2013. Graduate Certificate in Spanish Language Teaching to Adults (GCSLTA). Cervantes Institute. Londres

2012. Sales: Negotiation and sales techniques. Search for funding. Spanish Audiovisual Cluster

2007. Management and business plan. Proxectos Agency S.L.

2006. Coaching. SWOT analysis and other marketing tools. Pistacatro Agency S.L.

 

 

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

2008. Award nomination Maria Casares Theatre Awards 2008 for best original music in Kamikaze.

Recognition by the Professional Association of Actors and Actresses, AAAG (Asociación Profesional

de Actores e Actrices de Galicia). Spain.

Experience

Education

XABIE​R​​MERA​​

   Music is life  /Life is music

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