Lara Alier is a performer and theatre maker from Barcelona, she studied acting at the Court Training Company and is now based in London where she tries to see as much theatre as possible whilst pursuing her plans to direct. She was Assistant Director for Carmen at the Union Theatre and The Wizard of Oz and Le Morte d’Arthur at the Scoop.
Review: PINTER 6 at the Harold Pinter Theatre
By Lara Alier Wednesday, January 2 2019, 15:52
Where is Jimmy? Says one of the actors. Yes, I think to myself: where is Jimmy? Or better yet, who is Jimmy? Suddenly, I realize the play started 20 minutes ago, and I still have no clue what is really going on. I decide to disentangle the play by it by going step by step, from beginning.
Review: YERMA at Cervantes Theatre
By Lara Alier Wednesday, November 14 2018, 15:16
Jorge de Juan’s productuon of YERMA is set in the fruitful land of Cuba just before Castro’s regime. The sight of a hammock centre stage is a clear visual indication that this production is set in the Caribbean. It hangs alongside a structure made with something that could have been dried sugar cane.
Leila Damilola in Yerma. Picture by Elena Molina.
Review: EAR FOR EYE at The Royal Court
By Lara Alier Monday, November 5 2018, 08:26
Writer and director Debbie Tucker Green explores some pertinent things in her new play at the Royal Court.
Do fish in a pond realise their water is stagnant before they die? Have words like “Change” and “Revolution”, that years ago meant overcoming tyranny, been monopolised by banks to sell life insurance?