Dagoll Dagom’s director and founder, Joan Lluís Bozo, has presented today to the media his newest book Read more
BOZZO, JOAN LLUÍS
His interest in theater began when he was in his teens, playing small parts in Els Pastorets (a traditional Catalan play performed for Christmas) with the «Lluïsos de Gràcia», in Barcelona.
At the age of 17 he started directing his own shows, and was later accepted at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, where he studied Catalan. In 1971 he founded the «comuna teatral» (theater comune), with which he toured all the villages in Catalonia performing street theater.
His first professional job was in 1973 as a Directing Assistant at Pau Garsaball’s company, and soon after he achieved a great public success as the Director of The Trojan Women by Euripides/Sartre, performed by a college group.
At the beginnings of 1978 he joined the company Dagoll Dagom, where he took part, as an actor and member of the crew, in Antaviana, La nit de Sant Joan and Glups! Later on he took charge of the company’s shows direction: El Mikado, Mar i cel, Flor de nit, T’odio, amor meu, Pigmalió, Els pirates, Cacao, Poe, La Perritxola, Boscos Endins, Aloma, Cop de Rock, La Familia Irreal, and the television series Oh, Europa!, Oh, Espanya!, La memòria dels cargols, Psico-express, and y La Sagrada Familia, where took part in the script while he also played the co-protagonist. He has recently directed two seasons of the series La Sagrada Família for TV3.
He has directed several other shows, such as Sin palabras, starring Pepe Rubianes, The Little Shop of Horrors, Quartetto da cinque, Estrips, El retaule del flautista i Maror for the Centre Dramàtic de la Generalitat; and the operas Don Pasquale, by Donizetti, L’any de Gràcia, by A. Sardà, Verdi’s Rigoletto, and the zarzuela Pan y Toros, by Barbieri.
Recently, he has directed the revival of Mar i cel, which is being staged at the Victoria Theater in Barcelona
He is the author of the books Còmica tribu (Comical Tribe) and Còmica vida (Comical Life), and the librettos for the musicals Poe and Cop de Rock, for Dagoll Dagom.