Individual residencies / Olot


From Monday, 16 January 2023 to Monday, 23 January 2023

Writer, actress and producer
Mexico and Colombia


Amaranta Osorio is a writer, actress and producer, Mexican, Colombian and Spanish.

She has a B.A in dramaturgy by the Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático of Madrid (RESAD). She has a Masters in Cultural Management (Complutense University of Madrid and SGAE) and a Master 1 in Theatre Studies of the Sorbonne University. She did a postgraduate course on leadership at Harvard University.

As an author, she has received several awards (Calderón de Literatura Dramática, Jesús Domínguez, among others) and her works have been presented in various countries (Spain, Chile, Chile, Denmark, India …) and translated into french, english, german, czech and greek. From 2019 til 2022, she was beneficiary of the National System of Creators of FONCA (Mexico). Among the latest works that have been presented in Spain are: What I didn’t say directed by Amaranta, El Grito produced by Ysarca and the Fernán Gómez Theater, Unicornios directed by Nieves Mateo with Unicornios Teatro, Cuando todo cambia produced by the Calderón Theater in Valladolid directed by Alberto Velasco and Mi niña, niña mía produced by Teatro Español and Fundación Corpartes directed by Natalia Menéndez.

As an actress she has worked on several projects, among her latest works are: the movie El camino de Santi directed by Sergio Cabrera, the short film Yegua directed by Javier Celay and the plays What I didn’t say , co-produced by Igneous company and the Festival Mestiza ; Anonymous women directed by Julia Varley, co-produced by NTL-Odin Teatret and Jeito Producciones.

As a cultural manager, she has directed five international performing arts festivals: three editions of 7 theatrical paths in Mexico, the San José International Arts Festival, Costa Rica and the A Solas Festival at the Canal Theaters in Madrid. It has scheduled two international festivals, the last one being the 2019 Tantidhatri Festival in India. In 2022, she organized the meeting Otras miradas. El Siglo de Oro visto por mujeres de hoy, within the Festival Iberoamericano de Clásicos de Alcalá.

Since 2011, she’s member of the women international network, the Magalena Project.


During the residency I will work on the play Regresar es irse, freely inspired by the life of María Luisa Elío, who is part of the second generation of republican exiles in Mexico. María Luisa Elío was born in Pamplona in 1926 and died in Mexico in 2009. Her parents went into exile in Mexico at the end of the civil war, when she was a teenager. She was an actress and writer. Among her works stand out: Voz de nadie, Tiempo de llorar and En el balcón vacío. She was married to writer and filmmaker Jomí García Ascot, with whom she created the film En el balcón vacío in 1961.

I did a one week residency at faberllul in Olot and it was a great experience. The tranquility of the hotel and the views of the mountains were very inspiring and I was able to finish the play "To return is to leave".
I loved having dinner every day with the other residents, who came from different disciplines and had different interests than me. Our conversations were so stimulating that some of them influenced my work.
I am left looking forward to collaborating with some of the residents and looking forward to returning to faberllul.
I am very grateful to the Faberllul team and the Llul Institute for offering me a week to create in freedom.

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