Matxalen Díez Vivanco

Technical director

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A graduate in Dramatic Arts, specialising in Stage Sets, at Madrid’s Royal School for Dramatic Arts (Real Escuela de Arte Dramático).

She completed her training in feminist and cultural studies (Official University Master’s Degree at Madrid’s Universidad Complutense and a course in Cultural Studies: Ethics for Changing Worlds at Goldsmiths, at University of London).

She was part of the technical direction team in setting up and inaugurating the Teatro Circo Price, a large-scale artistic project, with broad reaching technical scope right from its inception. She has more than ten years’ experience in the technical coordination of live shows at different venues and with different private and public-sector companies. She was also part of the production and technical coordination team dedicated to shows held by the Spanish Basketball Federation for the Basketball World Cup at Madrid’s Palacio de los Deportes stadium.

She has participated in the technical direction for a series of events and shows organised by Madrid City Hall’s Madrid Destino programme—the Noche en Blanco, Teatro Español, Naves del Español en Matadero, Teatro Fernán Gómez, Veranos de la Villa and Luz Madrid—as well others organised by the Centro Dramático Nacional (CDN) and Grupo Smedia. She was also head of technical direction for tours by the Compañía Nuevo Ballet Español in Colombia, Turkey, Malasia, Hungary, UK and Spain.