Theatre director, teacher and playwright, born in 1977 in Santiago, Chile, he studied Law at the University of Chile where he specialised in Criminology. His theatrical training was completed at El Teatro Escuela La Matriz. In 2008 he founded the company La Resentida, of which he is the artistic director and with which he has staged: Simulacro, Tratando de hacer una obra que cambie el mundo, La Imaginación del Futuro, La Dictadura de lo Cool, Paisajes para no colorear, El Oasis de la Impunidad and El otro día me topé con Hamlet en el barrio Meiggs. His work has been presented in 30 countries and on more than one hundred international stages, among which are the most prestigious in the world. In his proposals, he assumes impertinence, the desecration of taboos and reflection from provocation as a duty, giving theatrical creation a great political responsibility, understanding it as an instrument of criticism, reflection and construction. He has directed stage research processes with different communities framed in the Laboratorios Autorales and Elencos Ciudadanos projects. He has also worked as a teacher in various theatre schools and has taught international workshops in various countries.
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