Born in Buenos Aires in 1976, Lola Arias is a theatre director, writer and performer. She collaborates with artists from different disciplines in theatre, literature, music, film and art projects. Her productions play with the overlap zones between reality and fiction. She wrote and staged Mi vida después, Familienbande, That Enemy Within, The year I was born, Melancholy and Demonstrations, The art of making money, The art of arriving, Minefield and Atlas of Communisms, among others. She also created the exhibition Stunt Double and presented the durational performance Audition for a Demonstration in Berlin, Prague, Athens and Buenos Aires. Together with Ulises Conti she composes and plays music. She has published poetry, fiction and plays and her works for theatre have been performed at numerous festivals including festivals and venues including Lift Festival, Festival d’Avignon, Theater Spektakel, Zurich, Wiener Festwochen, Festival Theaterformen, Spielart Festival, Munich, Alkantara Festival, Lisbon, Under the radar, NY, and in venues like Theatre de la Ville, Red Cat LA, Walker Art Centre, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Royal Court London.
Written And Directed By Lola Arias
Cast: Lou Armour, David Jackson, Gabriel Sagastume, Ruben Otero, Sukrim Rai, Marcelo Vallejo (As Themselves)
Research & Production: Sofia Medici, Luz Algranti
Set Designer: Mariana Tirantte Music Composer Ulises Conti
Light Designer/ Technical Direction: David Seldes
Video Designer: Martin Borini
Sound Engineer: Roberto Pellegrino/ Ernesto Fara
Director’s Assistant: Erika Teichert/ Agustina Barzola
Technical Assistant: Imanol López
Production Assistant: Lucila Piffer
Uk Assistant: Kate O’connor
Costumes: Andrea Piffer
Uk Producers For Lift: Erica Campayne, Carolyn Forsyth, Matt Burman
Associate Producer: Gema Films
Minefild was originally commissioned and co-produced by LIFT, Royal Court Theatre, Brighton Festival Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Theaterformen, Le Quai Angers, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Maison des Arts de Créteil, Humain Trop Humain / CDN de Montpellier and Athens & Epidaurus Festival. Supported by Arts Council England, British Council and The Sackler Trust.
Supported by British Council, Embajada de la República Argentina en Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte, Arts Council England, The Sackler Trust.