Can Ducks Fly Theatre company
Barcelona & London
are an award winning theatre company who create visually stunning, spectacularly fun, physical theatre. We thrive on fascinating stories, grotesque characters and true, heart felt emotion. Our narratives deal with big truths, large underlying human states and universal characters. Our deliciously dark and endlessly inventive theatre will keep you on the edge of your seat and laughing out loud.
The company works from a heritage of Commedia as channeled through the Lecoq training. Our production of ‘Hello Telephones’ had a highly acclaimed tour around Spain and Portugal in 2015 and our previous show ‘The Misdemeanours of Sachharrine’ was a great success in the Mimetic Festival 2014.
Can Ducks Fly was set up in 2014 in Barcelona by Kiva Murphy and Filipa Mendes, meeting whilst studying the Lecoq pedagogy. Between them they speak 4 languages fluently and this multitude of styles and cultures is a large basis for the work they create together.
Currently they are artists in Centro Civico Sandaru in Barcelona, and are being funded by the Arts Council Ireland as well as by private donations.
*****In July 2015, Can Ducks Fly participated in the artistic triathlon run by the Caja Fuerte and won the public prize.
*****2015, Competed in Casa Groga, theatre festival, CDF won the public vote and performed en el Malda in early 2016.
Kiva is an Irish/ French actress who lives between Barcelona and London. She studied physical theatre in the Jacques Lecoq School in Paris,as well as training with Aitor Basurri and Desmond Jones.
She works as a clown doctor in hospitals throughout Spain with the Theodora foundation as well as acting in films and commercials.
Kiva runs a clown agency in London, to hear more about it, simply click: www.alakazamevents.com
For more information about her performing and acting click here www.kivamurphy.com
Filipa is Portuguese and studied the Pedagogy of Jacques Lecoq in the Berty Tovias School in Barcelona. she has also worked with Philippe Gaulier and Merche 8A
She is a singer, songwriter and a professional musician.
Since 2013 She has been touring throughout Europe with different clown, musical and circus shows, working both in festivals and performing on the street.
She carries on presenting her act throughout Spain, to learn more take a look at: www.filipaoliveiramendes.wix.com