The Heroine’s Journey of Marité Queral

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The greatest thing about my work is when you touch the deepest of a person because you arouse his or her motivation thought Art, which let this human being to change his/her life by starting to look for his/her passions. Therefore, you are inspiring on them. However, I believe that my essential work is my personal development at all levels. It is incredibly satisfactory to create anything. It is like when you sit in front of a blank page which let you to write on it.

What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is to live my life, moment by moment, appreciating every instant. The good things in life let me enjoy. The hard experiences teach me and make me grow as a person. Therefore the experiences are neither “good” nor “bad” apparently, simply, are experiences. I feel happiness in me, when I am being my best manifestation.

What is my greatest fear? At this moment my greatest fear is not to live under my chords and ideals, and defraud myself by repeating mistakes that I have already committed which are hindering my path.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I am thinking about a weakness to improve. It could be stubbornness, when poorly focused

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? The persons who have been my greatest referents are for example: Joan Gaya, Javier Galitó-Cava, Anna Sabater, Will Smith, Ana Continente, Mercedes Boronat, Susan Sarandon, etc. Most of them have been my teachers. Over all, all of them arouse my inspiration.

What is my greatest extravagance? When I feel like dancing, I dance wherever I am, even if the place is not politically correct. For example in the middle of the street, in the middle of the mountain, or in the middle of the subway

On what occasion would I lie? I would lie occasionally to surprise someone, or in case of keeping a secret that does not correspond to me to reveal.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? I dislike the most in my work, the logistics part of selling and promoting myself.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? The rocket moment in my work was when I saw, by myself, the great personal transformation, that many of my students had after working in one of my courses. This happened at the Teatro Serrano in Gandía, where the public could appreciated how the dance and the art in general can contribute to the personal development of both: the observer and the interpreter through an experiment by public.

If I could, what would I change about myself? If I could I would change just one thing: to learn the life lessons faster than what I’ve been doing so far.

What is my greatest achievement in work? My greatest achievement in work is when through art or teaching I have seen personal transformations, including myself.

Where would I most like to live? I would like to discover the world and its cultures, therefore, all over the world. I will start travelling this September to discover UK. At the moment I have one way ticket to go but not to come back.

What is my most treasured possession? My most treasured possession is conscience and objectivity.

What is my most marked characteristic? My most marked characteristic is the constant work I do with my own ego, which is look out by me under a constant observation for self-learning.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? Actually there are three cities which saw me grow. One of them is Barcelona. I will choose the Turó del Putxet garden’s as a my inspirational place. In Zaragoza, the bank of the Ebro’s river at night looks the quietest scene in the world. Finally, the Trabucador beach in Delta de l’Ebro” is breath taking regarding to the landscape. All these places are wonderful to dance and write.

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

BARCELONA: Surya restaurant

ZARAGOZA: Ratatuille, le parisine restaurant

DELTEBRE: Camping la tancada (Xavi Montanyes restaurant)

What books influenced my life and how? I would like to mention a couple of books; on the one hand, the book: A Course in Miracles (UCDM) because when I applied the exercises I was able to experience a lot of peace and also it help me to work in my development. On the other hand, The Labyrinth of the Gods book by Virginia Blanes which made me feel identified with my light and my darkness without judgment

Who are my favorite writers? My favorite writers are Virginia Blanes and Alexandra de Blanc.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? If today was the last day in my life, I would obviously have heard Ludovico Enaudi music.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? My hero in fiction is Ironman. He is human, with his light and with his darkness. He also must deal this how the rest of humanity.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? My heroes and heroines in real life are: Mercedes Queral, my mother, Anna Sabater and Javier Galitó Cava, my theater teachers and Mercedes Boronat and Coco Cominmy dance teachers.

Which movie would you recommend to see once in a lifetime? I will recommend Peaceful Warrior movie.

What role plays art in my life and work? First, I believe that art is a vehicle to reach an end, as much as personal development; you can fulfill yourself with delightness, inspiration or simply disconnection. In my case I use theatrical dance and writing as personal development through the characters I build for my plays. Second, I like to think that my art arouses other people.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? Until now I have been working side by side with Antonio Martinez. We can be a so good artistic couple.

Whom would I like to work with in 2017? I would like to work with choreographers, photographers, directors, etc. because that would bring me a lot of creativity meanwhile accompanying myself in a growth as an artist.

Which people in my profession would I love to meet in 2017? In 2017 I would love to meet people in my profession who are nourished by Art, who treat others of equal to equal and finally that we all became a complement ones to another for our art to expand.

What project, in 2017, am I looking forward to work on? The next month I leave my country where I had a stable job as an actress and a dancer to start a new adventure in London. My goals are to improve the English language and the technique as a dancer.

Where can you see me or my work in 2017? Since 2014 to July 2017, I was working as a dancer and an actress at the Plata Cabaret in Zaragoza. Also there are some training and performance videos in internet where you can see other works.
Some of them are:
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” means to me? I think passion never retires means that you must be in love about what you ever do, because if you do not love or do not stay motivated, the things that you do, no longer make sense.
Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story? The heroines that I like Peter to invite to tell their story are Alexandra de Blanc and Inma Chopo.

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