EDUCATION

- Postdoctoral Visiting at ITI Intercultural Theatre Institute. Singapore (Sept. to Dec. 2022)

- Ph.D. Drama at Queen's University Belfast.

- MA. Spanish Lit. at UAM, Madrid.

- BA. Degree Performance Studies at Universidad Mayor, Chile

Awards and Grants

  • Ethnic Minority Mentoring Grant, Arts Council of Northern Ireland. (2021)

  • 2nd Intercultural Cohort, Terranova Productions. (2021) 

  • Playwriting Grant by National Arts Council of Chile, play 'Por la noche el verde crece' (2020)

  • Ph.D. Scholarship ANID Chile. (2019-2022) 

  • MA. Scholarship National Arts Council of Chile. (2013-2015) 

  • Best Playwright ‘Siamese Twins’ XI Theatre Festival Universidad de Chile. (2009) 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY BELFAST, Belfast.  

Spanish Tutor, Module SPA1121. January to April 2022 

  • Spanish Grammar Level 2 

  • Course average number of 17 students. 

Teacher Assistant, Module MML7019. January to April 2022 

  • Workshop of ‘Translating for Performance’ 

  • Course average number of 25 students. 

Spanish Tutor, Module SPA2101. Sept. to Dec. 2021 

  • Spanish Grammar Level 1.  

  • Course average number of 25 students. 

Teacher Assistant, Module MML7019. January to May 2021 

  • Workshop of ‘Translating for Performance’ 

  • Course average number of 17 students. 

CHILE

 

CNCA CHILE, Chile April to May 2022 

Playwriting Teacher, Online Workshop. 

  • Playwriting workshop funded by the Arts Council of Chile. 

  • Course average number 20 students, covering the following topics: 

Dramatic structures, writing exercises, rehearsed readings. 

CINECON Constitución, Chile. March to May 2019 

Playwriting Teacher, Workshop. 

  • Playwriting workshop funded by the Arts Council of Chile. 

  • Course average number 20 students, covering the following topics: 

Drama trends of the 20th and 21st centuries, Dramatic structures, 

Writing exercises, Rehearsed readings. 

ARCIS University, Chile. March to July 2013 

Teaching Assistant, Film Department. 

  • Acting workshop for Screen Direction students. 

  • Acting training and theatre games for students. 

  • Course average number of 25 students. 

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE University, Chile. March to July 2009 

Teaching Assistant, Drama Department. 

  • Taught course “Taller Integrado I” for Acting students. 

  • Direction Assistant of the theatre play “Return to the Desert”  

by Bernard-Marie Koltés. Directed by Cristian Keim. 

  • Course average number of 30 students. 

JUAN PABLO DUARTE, PRIMARY SCHOOL, Chile. March to December 2009 

Drama Teacher, Primary School. 

  • Drama workshop for primary students. 

  • Teach theatre games and direct a theatre play with students. 

  • Course average number 30 students.  

EXPERIENCE

2019 – TODAY 

 

DIRECTOR IN NORTHERN IRELAND 

  • ‘Clady Quarry’ / ‘She Waits at the Window’ at the No Touching Theatre Festival. (2020) 

  • ‘Nightfall in December’ Version of ‘Diciembre’ by Guillermo Calderon, at the Brian Friel Theatre. (2019) 

  • ‘Mindful Flamenco’ Video performance. Terranova Productions. (2021) 

 

PERFORMER 

  • Mexican Ballet Belfast. (Today) 

  • FAMME, INVESTRO, Scenic Research Company, Madrid Spain. (2013-2015) 

  • Nusta Huillac, Solo Performance at Parque de la Cebada, Madrid. (2014)

 

WORKSHOP FACILITATOR 

  • Mother Tongues Theatre Festival Ireland (May 2021) 

  • Playwrighting workshop CNCA, Chile (2019) 

2009 – 2016 

 

PLAYWRIGHT/DIRECTOR/FACILITATOR AT THE NAIDENS THEATRE COMPANY 

  • Playwrighting and direction ‘The Green Room’ at the Galway Theatre Festival (2015) 

http://www.thereviewshub.com/galway-theatre-festival-the-green-room-connacht-print-works-galway/ 

  • Playwrighting: ‘Ye-Katherina’, ‘Jonathan Gospels’, ‘Nusta Huillac’, ‘Walt Disney’s Fault’, ‘210’, ‘Andes Stalls’, ‘Subsidized Private’, ‘Siamese Twins’.  

https://teatrothenaidens.wixsite.com/thenaidenscompany/productions 

 

WORKSHOP FACILITATOR  

  • ‘Readimaid’. Devising Theatre. Pisa, Italy. (2015) 

  • ‘7 Novanta, Land Consumed’. Devising Theatre. Nusco, Italy (2015) 

 

PROFESIONAL TRAINING

  • Physical Theatre Workshop TINDERBOX Theatre Company, the MAC, Belfast June 2022.

  • Dramaturgy of Physical Action NIPAI, Lake Studio, Berlin Germany, August 2021. 

  • Psychophysical training guided by Ostrenko Brothers. 

  • Biomechanics in Physical Theatre NIPAI, Trebnitz, Germany, August 2020. Ostrenko Brothers. 

  • Movement for Actors, Acting for Dancers NIPAI, Laubegg, Austria, December 2019. Ostrenko Brothers. 

  • Writing Workshop, Montacerdos Editorial. Santiago de Chile, 2018. Luis Lopez- Aliaga. 

  • Playwriting Workshop “Dos que hablan” Teatro Fronterizo, Madrid España, 2014. José Sanchis Sinisterra.  

  • Playwriting Workshop “El Texto por Encargo” Teatro Fronterizo, Madrid España, 2014. José Sanchis Sinisterra.  

  • Playwriting Workshop CELCIT, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2010. Marita Foix.  

  • Stage Direction Seminar, Teatro La Memoria Santiago de Chile, 2009. Alfredo Castro. 

  • Movement and Eastern Practices, KIM Isla del Sol, Bolivia, 2008. Elías Cohen.  

  • Contemporary Dance, ENA. National School of Arts, La Havana Cuba, 2000.