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'A story about love, identity, sexuality, desire, fears and dreams. For those who have felt lost in life at least once, and especially for those who have always felt extremely confident.’

— Pablo Roa, screenwriter (‘Money Heist’, Netflix & Antena 3)

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DT ESPACIO ESCÉNICO, MADRID
V.O FESTIVAL, MADRID

CREDITS

A Esther Moya le Robaron una Medalla
Direction + Performance: Luis Amália
Written by: Adam Zmith and Luis Amália
with texts by Xavier Bas
Assistants on 'mise èn scene' + Performance: Alice Esmé, Marta de las Heras, Óscar Hernández Tristancho, Lux Nieve, María Núñez
And the collaboration of Sophie Tergeist
Objects designed & produced by Saro Mixcoatl
Table designed by Marta Jarabo + Ana López Sánchez-Vegazo & produced with Guillermo Diego
Stools by Mecedorama
Photography by Luis Kevin Paraíso
Animations by Mathieu Cadelo
Assistant in gymnastics concepts: Miriam Peña Riquelme
Poster image by Oscar Nao

When Luis was 10, he wanted to be a female gymnast, but he was a boy. At 15, he wanted to be desired, but he felt he was too hairy. Tonight, as a performer, he wants to be Ingrid Bergman. But he is a loser.

Stigma is the story of how Luis can become who he has always wanted to be.

Luis will tell the story of Esther Moya, a powerful gymnast who failed to win a medal. He will re-enact one of Ingrid Bergman’s most moving scenes. And he will share his visit to a sweaty gay sauna.

Written by Luis Amália and Adam Zmith, Stigma is a show about being yourself, even if you are a freak. This time, history will be written by losers, not winners.

LUIS AMÁLIA
based in London but available for work in Madrid too.
a.luisamalia@gmail.com
UK (+44) 7523 296575
ES (+34) 680 22 95 45

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