The Hero’s Journey of Alex Céspedes

What is the best thing that I love about my work?

Can imagine the life of other people makes me to see how small I am against the world and all the universe in front of other very different realities to mine. The performance allow me to investigate human soul and that is a present for me.

Poder imaginar la vida de otros me hace ver lo pequeño que soy frente al mundo y el universo entero, frente a otras realidades muy diferentes a la mía. La actuación me permite investigar el alma humana y eso es un regalo.

What is my idea of perfect happiness?

For me the happiness consists to leave it, drop in the flow of living of the moment and beware to your dance, independently if your are going good or evil. It would be like that light to pass what it passed it would continue to strike. What said Santa Teresa with that last and first lodging, that inner castle we all have in.

Para mí la felicidad consiste en dejarse llevar, caerse en el fluir del vivir, del momento y prestarse a su baile, independientemente si si nos va bien o mal . Sería como esa luz que pasa lo que pase sigue luciendo con fuerza. Como diría Santa Teresa, con esa morada última y primera, ese castillo interior que todos tenemos dentro.

What is my greatest fear?

To die alone. Without being able to love anyone around me. To die without leaving footprint in the heart of someone.

Morir sólo. Sin haber podido amar a nadie de a mi alrededor, morir sin haber dejado huella en el corazón de alguien.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?

The dispersion. I distress with much facility and lose myself by roads and push me away form my path and truth vocation among other things.

La dispersión. Distraerme con mucha facilidad y perderme por caminos que me alejan de mi senda y vocación auténtica. Entre otras cosas.

What is my greatest extravagance?

I don’t know. I think I have a reveille imagination and on my family always I’ve been able to get an smile from them.

No sé. Creo que tengo una imaginación despierta y en mi familia siempre he sido capaz de sacarles una sonrisa a todos .

On what occasion would I lie?

I have lied to treat salvaguarding a relationship.I have lied to try to imagine best of what I am and to sell the motorcycle not to be rejected. I have lied and I have paid a price for it.

He mentido para tratar de salvaguardar una relación . He mentido para tratar de imaginarme mejor de lo que soy y vender la moto para no ser rechazado. He mentido y he pagado el precio.

What is the influence of role models, in my work and in my life?

For me are very important the teachers that I have had on my interpretation school. Juan Carlos Corazza and all his teachers, all his human team. I take a lot of each one of them.

Para mí son muy importantes los profesores que he tenido en mi escuela de interpretación . Juan Carlos Corazza y todo su equipo humano de maestros. Me llevo mucho de cada uno de ellos.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?

Actor’s work and in the theater in general it is a very hard and unstable work , it is very difficult to live only on it.

El trabajo de actor y en Teatro en general es un trabajo muy duro e inestable donde es muy difícil poder vivir sólo de ello.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

Always I back to the stage and I get carried away the creative investigation where I am. I am happy on the stage, in that place I feel that it is in any way is my home. When I fall from the stage it is like if I get the mask and everything goes gray.

Siempre que me subo al escenario y me dejo llevar por la investigación creativa en la que me encuentre. Soy feliz ahí en el escenario, en ese sitio que siento que de alguna manera es mi hogar. Cuando bajo es como si me pusiera la careta y todo se vuelve gris.

If I could, what would change about myself?

Nothing , there are things that help me more and less in my life and my trends. But all the lights and shadows I have are here for something. I would change the resistance to love some things more than the others.

Nada, hay cosas que me ayudan más y menos de mi vida y mis tendencias. Pero todas las luces y sombras que tengo están ahí por algo. Cambiaría la resistencia a amar algunas más que otras.

What is my greatest achievement in work?

To get to the heart of the people to get to create an history that serves to enlighten our humanity with everything it implies.

Poder llegar al corazón de las personas. Poder crear una historia que sirva para alumbrar nuestra humanidad con todo lo que ello implica.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

I don’t know. There are really magical sites in Madrid. La Pedriza it is for me to go home, a beautiful mountain at 40 km of Madrid.

No sé. Hay sitios realmente mágicos en Madrid. La Pedriza es para mí volver a casa. Una montaña preciosa a 40 km de Madrid.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

My own home. My home. Making my meal with vegetables of my garden.

Mi propia casa. Mi hogar. Hacer mi comida con las verduras de mi huerto.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?

My sister. She with her disability teach me every day and thanks to her I can work climbing theater to to world of disability.

Mi hermana. Ella con su discapacidad me enseña cada día y gracias a ella puedo trabajar y acercar el Teatro al mundo de la discapacidad.

Whom would I like to work with in the future?

With anyone who bets for human and deep search form the artistic.

Whom would I like to work with in the future? Con cualquiera que apueste por una búsqueda humana y profunda desde lo artístico.

What project, in the nearby future, am I looking forward to work on?

My dream is to be able to open a theater school and help to create artistic and creative diffusion spaces in the city and to link the world of disability and the world of theater.

Mi sueño es poder abrir una sala de Teatro. Y así ayudar a que haya espacios de difusión artística y creativa en la ciudad.

How can you contact me? alexcespedes.es info@alexcespedes.es

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