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UNIVERSITY OF COSTA RICA

Baccalaureate in Dramatic Arts

Finishing: Baccalaureate in Collective Communication Sciences with an emphasis on audiovisual communication

Starting: Academic Master of Arts with an emphasis on Performing Arts.

EXPERIENCE

More than 11 years of experience with participation in more than 45 professional shows with experience at directing, dramaturgy, production, acting, artistic design for the stage and teaching.

Artistic director of "Arte Insomne", an artistic alliance to develop projects since 2015.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Dramaturgy: "Violeta now breathes with gills" Editorial Costa Rica (2021).

  • Dramaturgy: "Frappé, a history of Dogs". Editorial Tinta en Serie Costa Rica (2017)

  • Dramaturgy: "Desconoci2". Editorial Tinta en Serie Costa Rica (2017)

  • Graphic design: "Medusa". Tramoya Mexico Magazine (2013)

  • Short story: "Distance". First anthology of micro-stories CCECR. (2021)

AWARDS AND FUNDS OBTAINED

  • 2021 - Beneficiary: PROARTES Fund - Project "The all believing hare".

  • 2020 - Winner: XVI Unpublished Dramaturgy Contest of the National Theater of Costa Rica. Work: "Violeta now breathes with gills"

  • 2019 - Fund: II Staging Contest of the University of Costa Rica Theater.  

  • 2019 - Winner: I Children's Playwriting Contest of the University Theater. "Valentín, sing a song while the clouds are still there"

  • 2018 - Fund: Concerted Productions Fund of the National Theater Company of Costa Rica

  • 2018 - Winner of the First Unpublished Children's Playwriting Contest of the Melico Salazar Popular Theater. Work: "The confident hare"

  • 2017 - Writer and director of the Interdisciplinary Production of the Deanship of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Costa Rica. Work "Little Alma's Chronicle"

FEATURED PROJECTS

  • Stage direction and dramaturgy of the play "Violeta now breathes with gills" at the National Theater of Costa Rica. Winning dramaturgy of the XVI Unpublished Dramaturgy Contest of the National Theater of Costa Rica. 2021 - 2022

  • Stage direction of the play "Las hijas del pueblo" in celebration of the Bicentennial of Independence of Costa Rica. Produced by the State Distance University. 2021

  • Stage direction, production and dramaturgy of the play "The confident hare". Winner of the I Contest of Unpublished Children's Dramaturgy of the Popular Theater Melico Salazar. Beneficiary of the Proartes Fund for the performing arts.

  • Stage direction of the play "The age of anger" by the Spanish author Nando López. Winning Piece of the II Staging Contest of the University Theater of the University of Costa Rica.

  • Stage direction of the play "Arquímedes' principle" by the Catalan author Josep María Miró. Beneficiary project of Concerted Productions of the National Theater Company.

OTHER DATA OF INTEREST

  • Since 2017 I have worked as a primary and middle school teacher in the theater area at Saint Anthony School where its students perform an institutional play.

  • In 2020 I taught the "Lighting Desing" course in the Dramatic Arts career at the University of Costa Rica. In 2021 I facilitated a dramaturgy workshop for students as part of the Children's Theater Project of the School of Dramatic Arts and I also participated as a teacher in the "Mise en scene III" course of this institution.

  • In 2021 I was part of the production team of the show "Costa Rica lives the Bicentennial" commemorative show produced by the Municipality of San José at the National Stadium of Costa Rica under the direction of Luis Carlos Vásquez.

  • In 2021 and 2022 I was assistant director of "Henrietta el Musical" a production of Teatro Espressivo under the direction of Luis Carlos Vásquez.

  • The artistic productions that we have made from "Arte Insomne" have visited communities and participated in festivals such as: Noches Heredianas (2019), International Festival of the Arts (2017), Transitarte (2019 - 2018), Cultural Week of Santa Cruz Guanacaste (2016 ), XIV Cartaginés Theater Festival (2015) and UCR University Artistic Week (2015).

  • As an actor I have participated in the works: "Henrietta el musical" (2022), "Oedipus Rey" (2019), "El sitio de las abras" (2018) and "Violín de Lata" (2017).

  • I have experience as a producer, lighting designer, design and production of puppets, graphic design and communication of artistic projects. 

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