Collective residencies / Researching war and theatre in the current scene / Olot


From Monday, 16 October 2023 to Monday, 23 October 2023

Playwright, theater director and university professor
Lima, Perú


Playwright, theater director and university professor. Director of Performing Arts at the Cientifica del Sur (Peru). He is currently a PhD researcher in Theater Studies at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB), where he also obtained a Master's Degree in Theater Studies. He has a Master's degree in Screenplay for Film and Television from the Carlos III University of Madrid, thanks to a grant from the Carolina Foundation as well as a Bachelor of Journalism from the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC). Co-founder and director of the theater company BreakTeatro, and BreakLab, a training laboratory for the performing arts. In 2008 he won Third Place in the Second Peruvian Dramaturgy Contest "We put your work on stage" of the British Peruvian Cultural Center with the play "El Duende", which he directed in 2010. He was also one of the winners of the New Peruvian Dramaturgy Festival Sala de Parto, of the Teatro La Plaza in 2013 with his play “Bésame Mucho”. He has written and directed “El Duende” (Lima, 2010), “Break” (Lima, 2011), “Botella Borracha” (Lima, 2012), “Rockstars” (Lima, 2013), “Bésame Mucho” (Lima, 2014 ), “Cuatro en Raya” in “Areas Comunes” (Lima, 2015), “Kepher (la noche del escarabajo)” (Lima, 2020) and “Austente” (Lima, 2020). He has directed “Aquello” by Vanessa Vizcarra (Lima, 2015), “Dramatis Personae” by Gonzalo Rodríguez Risco (Lima, 2017). "Comer manzanas" by Rocío Limo (2016-17, Barcelona), "El dramaturgo" (Barcelona, 2016 and Lima, 2018) and "Piña" (Lima, 2019), both by Joan F. Font, and "Años Luz" by Federico Abril (Lima, 2018-19). He studied Acting in Peru with Roberto Ángeles, directing with Diego La Hoz and dramaturgy with Mariana de Althaus and César de María in Lima. He has also participated in dramaturgy workshops with Esteve Soler (Barcelona) and Martin Crimp (England) at the Sala Beckett in Barcelona.


We will discuss how 21st century theatre reflects contemporary wars and how it can help us to better understand the world today.

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