Spanish National Award of the Performing Arts por Children and Youth 2011.

Rosa Díaz

Actress and director theater

Rosa Díaz, director, actress and author, was born in Albacete in 1964. From 1981 is a theatre full time professional. She was founder and an active member of the company Teatro Fenix of Albacete as well as the company Cambaleo from Madrid. She had different collaborations with the Tartana theatre company, Johannes Vardar and Els Comediants and Ur Teatro where she participated in the Sevilla Expo 1992 parade.


Resident in Granada from 1992 created Laví e Bel Company and 1999 LaSaL Company.


In the last years she has been creating and producing her own shows with her own company La Rous as well as directing other theatre groups like GarProductionsVagalume TheatreL’Home DibuixatAxioma TheatreKarlik Dance TeatroLa MaquinéArena en los bolsillosVaivén Circus DanceDaTe DanzaPa Sucats.




Theatre Company

La Rous Theatre Company was founded in 1984 by Rosa Díaz, writer, actress and director. Its first show as an independent company, The Grandad’s House, written and directed by Rosa received the award “Best Theatre Play” in the International Theatre for Children and Youth Fair: FETEN 2009. In 2011 her second play, The Shelter was awarded “Best Theatre Play” and Rosa was awarded “Best Female Actress”.


In 2011 the Education, Culture and Sports Ministry awarded her with the National Prize for Scenics Arts for Childhood and Youth Acknowledging her shows artistic quality, coherence and originality.


In 2013 premiered her third show, A Girl, in La Mostra D’Igualada, Barcelona. In 2014 it received three prizes: “Best Female Actress”, “Best Set Design” and “Best Original Music” (composed by Ivan Monje) in FETEN. This music for A Girl was also honoured as a finalist in Premios Max 2014.


In 2016, Threads is premiered, which it receives in FETEN the Best Dramaturgy and Best Actress Prizes. The Show is commended by the Spanish Network of Theatres, Auditoriums, Circuits and Festivals of Public Ownership.


La Rous participates in various artist-in-residence programs exploring new methods of working and developing future techniques for the Scenic Arts. La Rous also gives training courses in the fields of direction, interpretation and voice in Spain, Europe and Latin America.