After her passage at Carampa Circus School in Madrid, where she meets her base and travelling companion Celso Pereira, she goes to the north of Europe ,to the DOCH ((University of Dance and Circus in Stockholm) and passes her diploma , specialising in Hand to hand acrobatics, with honours. With Celso she creates the company Celso y Frana and the show Here Begins the Story. In 2009, along with Fabrizio and Armando, she begins a new voyage with the foundation of the Circus Company “eia.
Armando Rabanera Muro
Studies at the RESAD in Madrid in Gestural Theatre, begins his circus studies at the Carampa Circus School in Madrid where he specializes in Hand to Hand acrobatics and Banquine with Fabrizio Giannini. Co-Founder of the companies Cirque Vague (2002-2006), Circo de la Sombra (2006-2009), in 2009 he begins a new adventure with the creation of the Circus Company ‘’eia’’, with which he tours from 2011 onwards with the show CAPAS, Prize of the City of Barcelona in 2011.
With a Physical Education Diploma from the INEF in Galicia,he takes his first steps into the world of circus at Carampa Circus School in Madrid, where he meets Francesca Lissia, with whom he gives life to the company Celso y Frana and with whom he also leaves to study in Stockholm. Specialising in Hand to hand catching, mini teeter board and object manipulation he teams up with the rest of the team of the Circus Company “eia’’ at its foundation.
Physical Education Diploma from the ISEF in Naples, trains at the Carampa Circus School in Madrid where he specialises in Hand to Hand acrobatics and Banquine with Armando Rabanera Muro. Co- Founder of the companies Cirque Vague (2002-2006), Circo de la Sombra (2006-2009), in 2009 he begins a new adventure with the creation of the, with whom he tours from 2011. CAPAS, the company’s first creation, is awarded the prize of the City of Barcelona in 2011.
Cristiano Della Monica
Musician and composer
Specialist in drums, percussion and bass guitar. In 2006 he enters into the world of circus with the musical direction of Circo de la Sombra, as part of the Neapolitan Orchestra La Mescla. In 2010 he joins the Circus Company “eia” for the creation of CAPAS, with whom he tours throughout Europe.
After a career as performer and lighting designer she comes across the circus with Archaos, one of the pioneers of contemporary circus. Catcher and cloud swinger until 2002, she returns to lighting and works with many companies, including Circo de la Sombra, and is with “eia” from the beginning, creating the light design for CAPAS, and touring with the company as their technician.s.
Jordi Aspa y Bet Miralta
Artists and circus directors
Founders of the company Escarlata Circus, creators and directors of the Festival Trapezi in Catalunia from 1997 until 2011. He has taken part in a multitude of creations and collaborations with large scale cultural events, companies and circus schools. Escarlata Circus is awarded the National Cultural Prize by the Generalitat de Catalunya and the National Prize for Culture by the Spanish Minister of Culture for the festival Trapezi. He is the director of CAPAS, the first creation of the Circus Company “eia”.
Actor and circus director
Trained at the Fratellini Academy, founder of the company Rital Brocante and the Festival Brocante, he has been artistic director of the Flic, the Turin Circus School from 2005 until 2011. He is currently the artistic director of the Central del Circ in Barcelona.
Dancer and choreographer
Founder of the company Michelle Man and Friends. After having worked as director of choreography at the Carampa Circus School of Madrid, she returns to England where she works at Edge Hll University et Omskirk while continuing to create choreographies for circus. She was the choreographer for CAPAS, Compañía de Circo “eia”’s first creation.
Circus Coach specialised in acrobatics and acro-danse.