Belbel_PhotoAuthor, director and translator of theatre plays. He has a degree in French and Romanic philology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 1986 and is a founding member of the Theatre class at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He has been a Professor of Dramatic Art at the Theatre Institute of Barcelona since 1988 and artistic director of the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya since 2006.

Sergi has written some twenty plays, including: ELSA SCHNEIDER, TÀLEM (FOURPLAY), CARÍCIES (CARESSES), DESPRÉS DE LA PLUJA (AFTER THE RAIN), MORIR, LA SANG (BLOOD), EL TEMPS DE PLANCK, FORASTERS (STRANGERS), MÒBIL, and A LA TOSCANA.

He has directed plays by classic and contemporary authors, including: Shakespeare, Calderón, Molière, Goldoni, Beckett, Perec, Koltès and Mamet.
His plays have been mostly represented on European and Latin-American stages, in: Portugal, France, Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, Holland, Austria, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Slovenia, Croatia, Poland, Italy, Greece, Luxemburg, Canada, New York, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile.

He has translated plays by Molière, Goldoni, Koltès, De Filippo, Perec, Jon Fosse, Beckett, among others.
Two of his plays (Carícies y Morir) have been made into films by the director Ventura Pons.

He has won several awards, including: Premi Nacional de Literatura Dramàtica (the National Award of Dramatic Literature) of the Generalitat de Catalunya 1993-95, for DESPRÉS DE LA PLUJA. The National Award of Dramatic Literature of Spanish Ministry of Culture 1996, for MORIR. The Molière 1999 Award for the best comical play of the season, for APRÈS LA PLUIE (AFTER THE RAIN) in the production of Théâtre de Poche Montparnasse, París (1998-99). 2000 National Theatre Award of the Generalitat de Catalunya for directing L’ESTIUEIG, by Carlo Goldoni (TNC, 1999), the 2002 Max Award of Scenic Art for the International Impact of Después de la lluvia, the 2003 Ciutat de Barcelona Award for directing DISSABTE, DIUMENGE, DILLUNS, by De Filippo.