El Conde de Torrefiel is a Barcelona-based duo that consists of Tanya Beyeler and Pablo Gisbert. El Conde de Torrefiel aims to understand the links between the rationality and the emergence of meaning determined by language, as well as the abstraction of concepts and the imaginary in relation to the image. Their creations seek out a visual and textual aesthetic in which theatre, choreography, literature and visual arts coexist, currently focusing on the 21st century and the existing relationship between the personal and the political. Their theatre reinstates the fourth wall to allow a return to shared sensuality: instead of actually touching audience members directly, they remind them of their role of active witnesses who are aware of what they are receiving, as close as possible to their sensations and impressions.
El Conde de Torrefiel’s pieces have been presented at venues and festivals such as Wiener Festwochen, Festival d'Avignon, Ruhrtriennale, steirischer herbst, Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Festival d’Automne de Paris, Short Theater, Festival Transamériques in Montréal, Alkantara Festival, Noorderzon Festival, HtH-CDN Montpellier or Théâtre de Vidy-Lausanne.