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She is scenic artist, graduated in Dramatic Art with a specialization in Textual Interpretation. Her search revolves around the mix between dance, theater and performance with a special emphasis on a constant language around the body and its possibilities, the limits between reality and fiction and the satirical.

 

In 2014 she creates La Turba Company, where she writes and directs performances such as Filipo (Desencaja Competition Finalist 2015 Spain, Independent Theater Meeting La Plata 2017 Argentine) and also performed in performances such as Todo lo que no soy (FAKI Festival 2015 Croatia, LOFT Festival 2016 Chile, Excentric Festival 2016 Argentine, DELBORDE Flores Festival 2018 Argentina, Pablo de Olavide University Minimum Culture Festival Seville 2020 Spain, ERASCIS Disadvantaged Areas, Cruz Roja 2020 Spain, Seville Provincial Council Development Program 2021 Spain), Ofelia Vegetariana (FAUNA 2017 Argentine, Escénika Festival Concepción 2018 Chile, Nuevas Tendencias Festival Mendoza 2018 Argentine, Clasicoff Festival Madrid 2019 Spain, Ciudad Real International Theater, Circus and Dance Festival 2020 Spain, FAKI Festival 2021 Croatia), Mi Bandera (International Festival of Contemporary Dance 2021 Lebanon Online Format, Spanish Grand Prize for Performing Arts in the Dance category of the ARS Mediterránea International) or Anexo a Mi Bandera (Confluences of Art Festival 2020 Paraguay Online Format, FAKI Festival 2020 Croatia Online Format, Ciudad Real Spring Festival 2021 Spain, The World we Live In 2021 Netherlands Online Format, Tiro Arts International Festival 2021 Lebanon, Knot Nudos Festival 2022 Argentina Online Format).


As an author, she writes the play Antonia La Chatarrera thanks to the New Dramaturgy Laboratory of Donostia Kultura 2021 and wins the 17th Crea Sevilla Joven Award with El Nunca Terminar (2020), a text published in Teatro para una crisis edited by the Andalusian Agency of Cultural Institutions (2021).

 

 

She is a teacher coordinating the workshop La Belleza en lo Deforme that was part of LOFT Festival (Concepción, Chile 2016), Galpón Face (Buenos Aires, Argentine 2017 and 2018), Ciudad Real organized by the Ciudad Real City Council, the Department of Equality and Department of Culture (Spain 2020) or La Visiva organized by Arrojo Lab (Barcelona, ​​Spain 2021). Online, it has been part of the Faki Festival (Zagreb, Croatia 2021) and the Knot Nudos Festival (Buenos Aires, Argentine 2022). It has also served as a body training methodology for numerous companies.

 

She collaborates as choreographer in performances such as Lobería by Pablo Cernadas (ENTI Festival 2018 Argentine, Shakespeare Festival Buenos Aires 2019 Argentine), director at El Museo de Antígona (La Aceitera Residency 2021 Spain), as well as assistant director at La Trampa del Paraíso Perdido by Rhea Volij and Patricio Suárez (winner of the National Arts Fund 2017 Argentine and Prodanza 2018 Argentine), among others. As performer, she has collaborated with various artists such as Jan Fabre (Teatro Central Sevilla, 2022 Spain), the musical group CANASTÉREO (2021 Spain), also on keyboards with the group COREA (Magallanes Project Bank_ICC of the Seville City Council, Ágora Residency, Palma del Río Fair, 2021 Spain) and CINTA Festival on TNT Seville, Spain 2021), the French director Justine Haye in Viajar Ligero (carrying out performances in Buenos Aires, Seville and Paris from 2018 to 2019), the director Concha Távora with Hipólito (Teatro Central, Seville 2014), the Mexican director Ricardo Mena with Monstruo (Spain 2013) or the Finnish director Soile Makela with Merry Xmasks (main streets of Helsinki, Finland 2012), among others.

 

She is dedicated to the field of stage production, being distributor for numerous artists such as George Lewis (USA), Rhea Volij (Argentina), Marina Sarmiento (Argentina), Yanina Frankel (Argentina), Tríade Company (Spain), About Bob (Spain) or Melisa Calero (Spain), among others. 


As for her training, she studied Contemporary Dance for four years at the Antonio Ruiz Soler Conservatory (Sevilla, Spain). She conducts several Butoh, Contact, Flamenco, Gagá Technique and urban dance seminars. She deepens her studies by completing two international modules: Physical Theater and Community Theater in Metropolia Helsinki, Finland (2012) and Contemporary Approaches for scenic creation in Concepción, Chile (2014). In 2015 she was part of the Rivas Cherif Laboratory of the National Dramatic Center in the Specialty of Interpretation (Spain). In 2016 she received a scholarship at CAZADORES 2016 with Pablo Rotemberg, Inés Armas and Sergio Bazán in Buenos Aires (Argentine). During that same year she studied playwriting with Mauricio Kartun in the same city. In 2020 she received a scholarship with Alberto Conejero’s Dramaturgy of Desire Workshop at the UNIA Baeza Summer School (Spain).

 

MI BANDERA  2021

International Contemporary Dance Festival 2021 Lebanon Online Formate

Grand Prize of Spain for Performing Arts of the ARS Mediterranean International

ANEXO A MI BANDERA  2021-20

Confluencias del Arte Festival 2020 Paraguay Online Format

FAKI Festival 2020 Croatia Online Format

Spring Festival Ciudad Real 2021 Spain

The World we Live In 2021 Países Bajos Formato Online

Tiro Arts International Festival 2021 Lebanon

Knot Nudos Festival 2022 Argentina Online Format

MUSEO DE ANTÍGONA  2021

La Aceitera Artistic Residence 2021 España

 

COREA  2021

Magallanes Project Bank_ICC of the Seville City Council

Ágora Artistic Residence Andalusian Board

Palma del Río Fair 2021 Spain

CINTA Festival on TNT Seville, Spain 2021

CANASTÉREO  2021

Videoclip Caravasar

 

OFELIA VEGETARIANA  2021-17

FAUNA 2017 Argentina

Escénika Festival Concepción 2018 Chile

New Trends Festival Mendoza 2018 Argentine

Clasicoff Festival Madrid 2019 Spain

Ciudad Real International Theater, Circus and Dance Festival 2020 Spain

FAKI Festival 2021 Croatia

TODO LO QUE NO SOY  2021-17

FAKI Festival 2015 Croatia  

LOFT Festival 2016 Chile

Excentric Festival  2016 Argentine

DELBORDE Festival Flores 2018 Argentine

Minimum Culture Festival 2020 Spain

ERASCIS Disadvantaged Areas, Cruz Roja 2020 Spaina

Seville Provincial Council Development Program 2021 Spain

LA TRAMPA DEL PARAÍSO PERDIDO  2021-17

Winner of the National Arts Fund 2017 Argentine

Prodanza 2018 Argentine

VIAJAR LIGERO  2019-18

Weaving Networks CCMay 25 Buenos Aires 2018 Argentine

Latin America House in Paris 2019 France

 

LOBERÍA  2019-18

ENTI Festival 2018 Argentine

Shakespeare Festival Buenos Aires 2019 Argentine

 

FILIPO  2018-15

Desencaja Competition Finalist 2015 Spain

Independent Theater Meeting La Plata 2017 Argentine

HIPÓLITO  2014

Teatro Central Seville 2014 Spain

 

MONSTRUO  2013

Centro Cultural de la Villa Seville 2013 Spain

ESTRENATE CICUS Seville 2013 Spain

 

MERRY XMASKS  2012

Helsinki main streets, Finland