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The echo of the criticism of the Provincial Prosecutor's Office of Madrid towards the playwright and director Ramón Paso for sexual abuse of 14 girls was heard this Monday night time on the Talía awards gala, awarded by the Academy of Performing Arts of Spain, chaired by Cayetana Guillén Cuervo. On the pink carpet of the ceremony, put in within the Plaza de Santa Ana in Madrid, in entrance of the Spanish Theater, the place the ceremony happened, the Minister of Culture, Ernest Urtasun, in statements to this newspaper, has reiterated his assist for all of the victims and their choice to report. “We have already recently announced that we are going to create a specific support unit for these women to accompany them in the decisions they want to make,” added Urtasun, who famous that this unit will probably be introduced within the “next few days.”

The actress Victoria Luengo, winner of the award for greatest main actress for First Face, a monologue that exactly offers with sexual abuse and consent. Luengo, who attended a summit of European parliamentarians in Mallorca on Sunday as a visitor, instructed this newspaper on the pink carpet: “On the issue of Ramón Paso, I reiterate my absolute support for these women and I offer my help if they they need. “I am very grateful for the positioning and bravery of Pepe Viyuela, who is an actor absolutely committed to society and feminism,” added Luengo, in reference to Viyuela's choice to withdraw from the solid of Jardiel in love, the play written and directed by Paso that was carried out on the Infanta Isabel theater in Madrid, as quickly because the prosecution's criticism was made public final Wednesday. Already on the gala, Luengo insisted when accumulating the award from him: “I say it every night on stage and I say it here. To the Government and to anyone who can help us: women need abuses of power and sexual violence to stop now.”

Actress Carolina Yuste, winner of the Talía award for younger expertise, has additionally been forceful. On the pink carpet, Yuste has confused that she considers it vital to make these occasions and complaints seen, however past that she believes that what is important is that this be translated into sensible issues within the office. “We need things to change. What I want is to feel safe in the work spaces and for all my male colleagues, actors, directors, councilors, playwrights, to also fight the same fight that we do. They have the power and the obligation to stop this type of behavior and aggression. “It is not only a struggle for women,” remarked Yuste, who additionally praised Viyuela: “This is what needs to be done.” Like Luengo, Yuste insisted when accumulating her award: “Enough attacks on women. Men of the industry: stop it too.” There have been no additional mentions of this matter throughout the ceremony.

Carme Portaceli, director of the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya, has described the criticism towards Ramón Paso as “terrifying”. “I have no words, it's a bit the same as always, believing that anything can be done to women, abused and violated. We will have to wait for everything to be clarified, but it is evident that when a fact like this is reported, it is never a lie,” stated Portaceli, for whom there may be not sufficient discuss concerning the violence that’s exercised towards girls. “Little is said about this violence, also very little about vicarious violence. It is a terrifying scourge that must be fought decisively.”

Other attendees equivalent to María Adánez, Cristina Castaño, Ana Labordeta, Anabel Alonso, Omar Ayuso, Eduard Fernández, Pedro Casablanc, Josep Carreras and Antonio Banderas have proclaimed the necessity to make the theater a secure house.

The one who didn’t need to speak about this matter was Cayetana Guillén Cuervo. “As president of this Academy and as a citizen, I do not want to give my opinion on something so delicate that is in the hands of justice and that could disrupt any procedure.”

The ceremony, introduced by Guillén Cuervo herself, has distributed 28 awards within the classes of musical theater, lyrical theater, textual content theater, dance and circus, along with a number of particular awards. Forever, produced by Centro Dramático Nacional, Kulunka Teatro, Teatro Arriaga in Bilbao and Teatro Victoria Eugenia in Donostia, has received greatest theater present. The award for greatest lyrical present went to The Dolores, produced by Teatro de la Zarzuela. Best dance present for Firmament, produced by La Veronal. The greatest circus present has been Excuse me if I introduce you as if I don't know you, by Miguel Barreto and Little Victoria Cen. The award for greatest musical theater present went to The e-book of mormon, from Som Produce, which has not despatched anybody to select it up.

Complete record of winners

Best lighting: David Picazo for Heavens

Best set design: Alessio Meloni for Heavens

Best costume: Rosa García Andújar for Value, grievance and girl

Best Original Music: Javier Prieto for Sea or methods to survive a tsunami

Best Musical Theater Actor: Alejandro Mesa for The e-book of mormon

Best musical theater actress: Talía del Val for The Phantom of the Opera

Best Musical Theater Musical Direction: Julio Awad for The Phantom of the Opera

Best musical theater present: The e-book of mormon they As Produce

Best Supporting Actor in Text Theatre: Raúl Prieto for Just the tip of the world

Best Supporting Actress in Text Theatre: Vicky Peña for The island of air

Best stage course: Iñaki Rikarte for Forever

Best manufacturing work: La Veronal

Studies and dissemination of the performing arts: Primer Acto journal

Best main actor in textual content theater: Pedro Casablanc for Don Ramón María del Valle-Inclán, by way of Ramón Gómez de la Serna

Best main actress in textual content theater: Victoria Luengo for First Face

Best male lyrical performer: Jorge de León for The Dolores

Best feminine lyrical performer: Ruth Iniesta for Rigoletto

Best lyrical present: The Dolores, produced by Teatro de la Zarzuela

Best circus present: Excuse me if I introduce you as if I don't know you, by Miguel Barreto and Little Victoria Cen

Best Male Dance Performer: David Coria for The stolen dances

Best feminine dance performer: Lorena Nogal for Firmament

Best dance present: Firmament, produced by La Veronal

Best choreography: Mario Bermúdez Gil for Avernus

Best Latin American performing arts present: cotton sweet, by Gabriela Ochoa and firm Guinea Pigs

Best New York performing arts manufacturing of up to date Hispanic authorship: The Red Rose with a libretto by Rosalba Rolón and produced by Pregones y Teatro Rodante Puertorriqueño (Pregones PRTT)

Best authorship of textual content theater: Juan Carlos Rubio for The boyfriend of Spain

Best firm work: La Joven

Best Text Theater Show: Forever, produced by National Dramatic Center, Kulunka Teatro, Arriaga Theater of Bilbao and Victoria Eugenia Theater of Donostia

Special awards: Young expertise award: Carolina Yuste and Kiki Morente; Award for social change and inclusion within the performing arts: Almagro International Classical Theater Festival; Award for the worldwide promotion of Hispanic performing arts: Actors Studio of New York; Special award from the Government of the Canary Islands: Vicente Fuentes and Antonia San Juan; Honorary Award for Professional Career: Josep Carreras

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