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From his work in Snow White, by Pablo Berger, with which she gained the Goya for finest new actress in 2013, Macarena García (35 years outdated) has had a protracted and profitable journey on this planet of appearing. She has not been missing in films or collection. After virtually twelve years since The namethe actress returns to the theater with Our hidden actsduring which she performs a tandem once more with Carmen Machi, in roles of daughter and mom, which they already performed in The Messiahthe collection created by his brother Javier Ambrossi and Javier Calvo, and which has develop into a phenomenon. Our hidden actsan amazing work about household relationships written and directed by Argentine playwright Lautaro Perotti and in addition starring Santi Marín, premieres at Naves del Español, in Madrid, on the sixteenth.

Ask. Return to the theater after The name. Why have so a few years handed?

Answer. Because what they’ve provided me has not me. The theater provides me a whole lot of respect, I actually needed to return, however I needed it to be with a mission that excited me, that compensated me for the danger and dedication that comes with defending a play day-after-day.

P. And have you ever discovered that danger and dedication in Our hidden acts?

R. Yes. It has a forged that I’m excited to work with, like Carmen Machi and Santi Marín. I’m within the universe of Lautaro Perotti. His textual content moved and disturbed me loads. It is a really darkish story, with overtones of comedy. An thrilling mission.

P. What does an actress face on stage?

R. To the direct response of the general public. Theater is thriller and magic that reconnects me with my ardour for appearing. It is interpretation in its purest essence. I’m very used to doing audiovisual work, however there are such a lot of components and so many individuals in entrance of me that it’s troublesome to think about that the state of affairs is actual.

P. Feel worry?

R. Lots of worry and vertigo. I really feel like I’m fainting and we’ve not launched it but. I’m terrified. It already occurred to me with The name and I do know that with time every little thing relaxes and also you take pleasure in it.

The actress Macarena García at the Santo Mauro Hotel in Madrid.
The actress Macarena García on the Santo Mauro Hotel in Madrid. INMA FLORES

P. The girl she performs within the play carries a really deep wound because of the bitter relationship together with her mom, a job much like the one she performed. in The Messiah. How does one face a personality like that?

R. With a whole lot of rehearsal and a whole lot of dialog, understanding a whole lot of the previous that these characters carry. This particular girl is advised by way of her relationship together with her mom, the dearth of affection and the deep rootlessness that she has. She tried to grasp her wound and delved loads into her previous.

P. What does your mom let you know?

R. I’ve a really wholesome relationship with a whole lot of complicity, excellent and constructive with my mom. It’s a reduction to make these sorts of tales to comprehend how fortunate we’re. She could be very comfortable that I’ve the chance to play these unusual and troublesome characters, so removed from me and my surroundings.

P. Our hidden acts He delves, amongst many different themes, into solitude. Do you perceive this sense?

R. The three characters within the play are very lonely and are usually not conscious of every little thing they want. Deep down they’re full of affection, however they don’t have any instruments or capability to handle it. I, Macarena, have a really reverse relationship with loneliness. I’m not a loner in any respect, I actually need my networks of household and mates.

P. They additionally discuss motherhood. What pursuits you about this matter?

R. There is a whole lot of propaganda in regards to the household, about motherhood, about what the bonds between a mom and a toddler ought to be like, about what a household ought to be like. Putting this debate on the desk and telling tales during which motherhood is checked out from totally different prisms is necessary as a result of we should make seen the alternative ways of being a girl and the totally different wishes and wishes. There are as many maternity hospitals as there are ladies.

P. Again nose to nose with Carmen Machi. What do you study with it?

R. It is a privilege to have her shut and look her within the eyes on stage. She is an excellent skilled who doesn’t take herself too severely. I study from her humorousness and the best way she approaches this occupation. I’m utterly in love with Carmen Machi as an actress and as an individual.

P. He has been working along with his brother for a very long time. Is it straightforward to work with household?

R. My household is every little thing, it’s the fundamental axis of my life, what sustains me, what I cling to when I’m misplaced. My household accompanies me and I accompany them. It has constructed me ​​as an individual. I’m fortunate that I come from a spot, which, with its complexities and the difficulties of any household, could be very protected.

P. Where does that inventive vein come from?

R. I’ve by no means been clear about it. I take into consideration my mom, who has at all times been captivated with music. Also in regards to the ardour that my brother and I felt for tv collection once we have been little. And additionally one thing mysterious that we do not learn about.

P. Is there a key to constructing emotional household relationships?

R. I believe dialog and communication are fairly key. They are usually not straightforward within the household, as a result of there are such a lot of issues already established that come from to date again. You need to dare to have a look at what you do not need to take a look at and take note of it.

P. Do you’re employed properly with a brother?

R. For me it’s thrilling. There are moments of nice vulnerability and publicity as a result of she is the one who is aware of me finest on this planet and my coronary heart is open to the story she proposes to me, however we attain a spot of nice sensitivity and nice magnificence. For me, it’s the most lovely approach to work as a result of you realize that he loves you and methods to deliver out the very best in you.

P. It is an insecure occupation, with many ups and downs. Do you’re feeling that approach?

R. Yes, over time you perceive that it is rather cyclical and that there are occasions when every little thing goes easily and others when the equipment stops. I’ve been working as an actress for twelve years, however I’ve had my moments of hiatus and I’ve been very scared.

P. His discovery got here with Snow White and his Goya. How do you suppose she has developed as an actress?

R. The different day I simply watched the film once more. I hadn’t seen her for a few years. I see myself with a whole lot of innocence and tenderness. At instances I really feel that there was a really huge change and different instances I really feel that I’m the identical. I’m each issues on the similar time. I nonetheless preserve a whole lot of innocence, want and enthusiasm. I additionally discover myself extra assured, with extra instruments and higher capability.

P. What do you ask of the occupation?

R. Being capable of proceed residing off of it and dealing on private and sophisticated initiatives. Feeling that the tales I inform are necessary to me.

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