Premieres

Moje holka, moje holka (my girl, my little girl)

MOJE HOLKA, MOJE HOLKA (my girl, my little girl). Buenos Aires, Argentina

Authors: Amaranta Osorio and Itziar Pascual.

Direction: Alejandro Casavalle

Actresses: Alma Buffay and Marianella Zappelli
Executive Production: Raúl S. Algán
Musical Director: Eva Lopszyc
Lighting Design: Magalí Perel
Direction and Production of Visual Art: Gastón Zambón
Direction and stage assistance: Nina Casavalle Sofiro and Sofía Landau
Production Assistance: Agustina Gil
Historical Advicer: Macarena Mochon
Insect Design for Shadows: Nina Casavalle Sofiro
Effects of Illusionism: Alejandro Casavalle
Graphic Design: Gonzalo Martínez
Press: Paula Simkin

Premiered on September 19 at Teatro Extranjero  in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2021. Be like body obsolete

BE LIKE BODY OBSOLETE. (Australia)

Be like body obsolete is an online performance that talks about technology and obsolescence. Created and interpreted by Suzon Fuks (Australia-Belgium), with the collaboration of 6 writers from different countries: Amaranta Osorio (Mexico-Spain), Annie Abrahams (France-Holland), Nasim Khosravi (Iran), Parvarthy Baul (India), Ya-Ling Peng (Taiwan) and Younghee Park (Korea). External look: James Cunningham (Australia); Videographer: Freddy Komp.

Premiered in June 2021 at the Bodies on Live online festival. It has been performed at the  Festival de mujeres en escena por la paz in Colombia and at the Mestiza Festival in Chile.

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2021. EL GRITO (the scream)

 

2021. EL GRITO (The Scream). (Madrid, Spain)

 

A play that talks about dreams, love and overcoming obstacles. A play that asks why is society incredulous at the testimonies of women?

Authors: Itziar Pascual y Amaranta Osorio (Commissioned by Pilar Yzaguirre)

Director: Adriana Roffi

Actors: Ana Fernández, Elsa Chaves, Nuria García, Óscar Codesido, Lucía Barrado, Alberto Iglesias, José Luis Alcobendas, Pablo Turégano and Carlota Ferrer.

Coproduction: YSARCA- Pilar Yzaguirre y Teatro Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural del la Villa.

Premiere in February 2021 at the Fernán Gómez Theater. Cultural Center of the Villa. Madrid, Spain.

 

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2021. UNICORNIOS (Unicorns)

2021. UNICORNIOS. Madrid, España.

Unicorns speaks of the importance of memory, of the civil war, of the absences that hurt and of the magical world of Unicorns.

Author: Amaranta Osorio (text based on the group’s personal stories)

Director: Nieves Mateo.

Actors: Josefina Redondo, Eusebio Mateo, Maite Sierra, Javier Vidal, Elena Muñoz, Begoña Santos, Charo Corral, Esther Martínez, María Anguita, Aurora Reyes, Fernando García, Luis Higueras and Mercedes Romero.

Lighting design: Miguel de las Heras/Nieves Mateo.

Scenography: Isabel Benito.

Director’s assistant: Águeda Quintana.

Produced by Unicornios Teatro.

It was premiered on January 31, 2021 at the Pilar Bardem Auditorium. Rivas Vaciamadrid, Spain.


2020. ROTUNDA


ROTUNDA  (2020- Mexico) Short play.

Winning text of  the call Stories of Tea,  by the National Theatre Company of Mexico and  Tejedora de Nubes. 

Rotunda is a play that talks about a robust woman who finds it difficult to accept herself.

Author: Amaranta Osorio

Direction: Cecilia Ramírez Romo

Actress: Dulce Mariel.

Scenic space and lighting: Fernando Feres

Co-production of the National Theater Company of Mexico and Tejedora de Nubes.

Premiere on the show “Historias del té” October 28th, 2020 at the Teatro el Galéon Abraham Oceransky in Mexico City.

2020. LA JAULA.


LA JAULA  (2020- Colombia) Radio play.

Written during the residency of Latin American playwrights-  Teatro Esquina Latina- IBERESCENA. 

La Jaula (The Cage)  is a play that talks about migrant children detained at the United States border. 

Author: Amaranta Osorio

Direction: Orlando Cajamarca

Actors: Orlando Cajamarca, Darlyn Silva, Luis Fernando Giraldo, Anderson Mejía, Sofía Valderrama, Miguel Angel Palacio, Angie Arenas, Nicolas Olave.

Sound Space: Manuel Calderón

Production: Teatro Esquina Latina

The premiere took place on Radio Esquina Latina on September 18 and 25, 2020. Cali, Colombia

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2020 Svetlusky (Czech version of Mi niña, niña mía)

SVETLUSKY (Brno. Czechoslovakia)

Czech version of Mi niña, niña mía

Authors: Amaranta Osorio and Itziar Pascual.

Translation and direction:  Veronika Všianská

Produced by Mikro Teatro

Premiere at the Brno festival

 

2020. CLIC. CUANDO TODO CAMBIA (Clic. When everything changes)


CLIC. CUANDO TODO CAMBIA (Clic. When everything changes) (2020- Spain)

The text received the Calderón Prize for Dramatic Literature in 2018. 

Clic. When everything changes, talk about being a teenager, that moment full of searches, discoveries and insecurities. It is a play about abuse, harassment, loneliness and misunderstanding, but also about the importance of sharing our fears and our dreams.

Authors: Amaranta Osorio and Itziar Pascual

Director: Alberto Velasco

Actors: Alicia Hernández Bermejo, Inés González and Javier Cascón.

Special collaboration of: Marta Ruiz de Viñaspre and Roberto Henriquez.

Lighting: Miguel Ruz.

Scenic space: Miguel Delgado.

Music theme: Monterrosa.

Costumes: Sara Sánchez del Amo

Director assistant: Alvaro Caboalles

Prod: Henar Hernández

Photo: Ana Pizarro

Film: Herminio Cardiel Martín.

Film: Herminio Cardiel Martín.

Production: Calderón de Valladolid Theater.

Distribution and co-production: Fran Ávila.

The premiere took place at the   Teatro Calderón de Valladolid, Spain on March 6, 2020.

2019. MI NIÑA, NIÑA MÍA (My girl, my little girl)


MI NIÑA,MI NIÑA MÍA (My girl, my little girl) (2019)

(Spain)

The text received the Jesus Dominguez Award in Spain and was published at Primer Acto.

Two women, two eras, two stories bound by blood. A Jewish actress who teaches drama to children in the Terezin concentration camp, and an entomologist studying glow worms who makes the late realisation that she is a Holocaust survivor. Two fire flies that shine in the darkness. Two women that shine despite other circumstances.

Authors: Amaranta Osorio and Itziar Pascual /Direction: Natalia Menéndez /Actresses: Ángela Cremonte and Goizalde Núñez/ Music: Luis Miguel Cobo /Video: Alvaro Luna Escenografía /Scenography and costumes:  Elisa Sanz /Light design: Juanjo Llorens /Director assistant: Pilar Valenciano /Scenographer assistant: Lúa Quiroga /Video assistant:  Elvira Zurita

Production: Teatro Español with the support of Fundación CorpArtes.

Translated into English by Phyllis Zatlin, into French by Antonia Amo and Julie Pérez, into German by Stefanie Gerhold.

Performed at Teatro Español  Madrid, Spain (6 march-7 april 2019) and Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo, Bogotá, Colombia.

 

2019. WHAT I DIDN’T SAY


LO QUE NO DIJE (WHAT I DIDN’T SAY) (2019)

The text had the mention of the jury in the Dolores de Castro Prize.

(Mexico, Australia, Spain, Belgium, France)

What I didn’t say, is a multidisciplinary performance, about the violence and the gender problems that women face since they are born, related to their body, education, sexual abuse, insecurity and the social obligation of being: pretty, quiet , smiling, productive and perfect.

Playwright and performer: Amaranta Osorio /Outside eye: Marion Coutarel and Suzon Fuks/ Video scenography: Suzon Fuks/ Mouvement consultant: James Cunningham / Scenography: Alicia Blas / Costumes: Victoria Velazquez/Light design: Pilar Velasco/ Music: Mohn/ Song: Helen Chadwick.

Coproduction: Igneous Company , Festival Mestiza, Amaranta Osorio, with the support of Cornejo.

Created in residence at Thèâtre Artephile (Avignon, France) and Domo Teatro (Santiago, Chili)

Translated into english by Cristina Ward, into french by Alice Bonnefoi.

Performed as a work in progress at Festival Mestiza (Santiago, Chile), Festival Tantidhatri (Kolkata, India), Encuentro teatro y feminismos RESAD (Madrid, Spain), Festival Transit, Odin Teatret (Denmark), Festival Magdalena Montpellier (Montpellier, France), Festival Tiempos de Mujer (Quito-Ambato, Equator)


 

2018. VIETATO DARE DA MANGIARE.

VIETATO DARE DA MANGIARE (2018)

(Spain)

Short play, written by Amaranta Osorio and Itziar Pascual.

It is a play that talks about the prohibition made by the Italian government, to feed the refugees for hygienic reasons. It tells the story of a researcher who decides to help a refugee.

Premiere at the Teatro Español  of Madrid inside the charity show HOME. Director: Victor Sanchez. Actress: Aitana Sanchez Gijón.

Play created by commission of Carmen Portacelli, director of the Spanish Theatre in 2018.

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2014-2019. ANÓNIMAS (Anonymous women)


ANÓNIMAS  (ANONYMOUS WOMEN) (2014-2019)

(Denmark, Mexico, Spain)

Theatre play and guitar concert- premiered in 2014.

This play is dedicated to our mothers and grandmothers. The performance combines music and theatre in a black and white space. The images prompt the spectators to rediscover their own history and remember the “anonymous” women who have forged their existence.

Authors: Amaranta Osorio and Julia Varley / Director: Julia Varley/  Performer: Amaranta Osorio /Guitarist and Performer: Teresa García Herranz /Lighting design: Miguel Angel Camacho / Scenography and costume: Gema Rabasco /Sound Design: Arne Bock

Translated into english by Julia Varley and Amaranta Osorio.

Premier at Festival de Músicas del Mundo en Portonovo, Galice. Performed at:  Colombia: Cali, Teatro La Máscara et Esquina Latina, Bogotá, Sala Sekisano- Festival de teatro Mujeres por la Paz  et  Teatro Villamayor; Equator: La Merced, Teatro Contraelviento, Quito, Patio de Comedias dentro- Festival Tiempos de Magdalena; Mexico, Puebla– Festival Internacional de Teatro Héctor Azar; Spain, Madrid– Teatro del Barrio-Festival Surge Madrid  et Teatro de la Puerta Estrecha-Festival Transversal, Valladolid- Festival Internacional de Teatro de Calle TAC, Centro Cívico José Luis Mosquera, Seville. CENIT (Certamen de nuevos investigadores teatrales). TNT; Italy, Velletri– Sala Ossigeno, Rome- Giardino degli Aranci dentro del Festival de Improvvisi Urbani, Denamark– Festival Transit et Theatre OM.

 

2009. SER AIRE (To be air)


SHOW “SANA, SANA”- short play “TO BE AIR” (2009)

(Spain)

Theatre play built by several short plays, around the theme of women’s health, in their different ages and their strength to continue forward despite the adversities.

Premiere in the Sala Cuarta Pared. Madrid, Spain.

Authors: Itziar Pascual, Sara Rosenberg, Isabel Mª Díaz and Amaranta Osorio / Directors: Pepa Sarsa and Gema Aparicio / Lighting: Cristina Robledano / Actresses: Cristina Regueira, Marta Alonso, Nieves Mateo, Carmen Gómez de la Bandera.

 

2009. AMOR DE CABARET (Cabaret’s love)


AMOR DE CABARET (Cabaret’s love)(2009)

(Spain)

Theatre-concert (30 min) that tells the story of some ficheras (women of the mexican cabaret)

Play created to open the mexican cabaret’s photographic exhibition by Eugenia Arenas.

Premiered at Casa de América. Madrid, Spain.

Text and direction: Amaranta Osorio/ Singer: Carmen Gabriela Lozada / Guitarist: Teresa García Herranz / Actresses: Gema Aparicio, Nieves Mateo, Estela Redondo, Lola Cantero, Amanda Cabal, Nuria Gómez de la Cal / Costume: Gema Rabasco / Sound: Javier López / Communication: Belén Fernández / Administration: François Tarralle / Video: Federico Prieto / Production: Jeito Producciones SL

 

2007. NARANJA (Orange)


NARANJA (Orange)  (2007)

Spain

Orange, is a play that speaks of the search for the half orange. And where the characters ask themselves: Do we really need a half or are we whole oranges?

Author: Amaranta Osorio / Director: Aitor Cía / Actresses: Amaranta Osorio and Lizbeth Álvarez / Original music: Javier Montes and Juan Pablo Theux / Scenography and costumes: Gema Rabasco / Production: François Tarralle.

 

2007. SEPTIEMBRE (September)


Show ADIÓS AL VERANO (Goodbye to summer) – Short play SEPTIEMBRE (September) (2007)

(Spain)

Theatre play built by several pieces around what September means.

Author: Amaranta Osorio / Direction: Juan Manuel Gómez / Music: Álvaro Renedo / Lighting: Alfonso Pazos / Performers: Antonio Cano, Palo Mendez, Estrella Resco, Sandra Aguilar.

Play created by commission of Ainhoa ​​Amestoy.

 

2007. LUNA (Moon)

 

LUNA (Moon)  (2007)

(Colombia)

Estreno en el Teatro la Candelaria en Bogotá, Colombia.

Luna is a play that talks about childhood abuse. Of a girl who loses her childhood and is hurt by someone in her family.

Premiere at the Teatro La Candelaria in Bogotá, Colombia.

Author: Amaranta Osorio / Direction: Alejandro Rodríguez / Performers: Liliana González, Santiago Alarcón, Natalia Quintero, Marta Hernández, Alex Jiménez, Eliecer Guevara, Andres Sandoval and Natalia Bedoya

 

 

 

 

 

¿QUÉ HARÉ YO CON TANTOS MUNDOS? (What will I do with so many worlds?) (2004-2005)

¿QUÉ HARÉ YO CON TANTOS MUNDOS? (What will I do with so many worlds?) (2004-2005)

(Spain)

Theatre play for children, which talks about racism. Olaf, travels through several worlds of different colors and although at first is difficult for him, at the end he understands that it is better when there are more colors.

The play  was presented at different festivals in Spain (Forum of Barcelona, ​​Santander, etc.)

Author: Amaranta Osorio / Direction: Rosario Ruiz Rodgers / Musical Composition: Mitsuko R. Watanabe / Performers: Fernando Sánchez- Cabezudo, Estela Redondo, Eloisa Sinovas and Carles Moreu / Organization: Olga Gayon- Migralia.

Play created by commission of Olga Gayon.

2004. ¿CONTESTAS?

ORGÁNICA (Organic) (2001)

ORGÁNICA (Organic) (2001)

(Colombia)

It is a play that talks about shit, about love breaks and loneliness. But … From the shit, flowers are born.

It was premiered at the Teatro el Local -Bogotá, Colombia.

Freely inspired by an idea by Angélica Briseño.

Text and direction: Amaranta Osorio / Assistant director: Jairo Eduardo Marin / Set design: Víctor Sanchez / Costume: Fiorella Perini / Music: Group Tangüa / Performers: Luz Mary Arias, Catalina Botero, Leonardo Lozano and Jimmy Vasquez.

 

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