MÉXICO, COLOMBIA, ESPAÑA
Writer- Actress- Cultural Manager
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Amaranta Osorio is a writer, actress and producer, Mexican, Colombian and Spanish.
She has a B.A in dramaturgy by the Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático of Madrid (RESAD). She has a Masters in Cultural Management (Complutense University of Madrid and SGAE) and did a postgraduate course on leadership at Harvard University.
As an author, she has received several awards. Her plays have been performed in various countries (Spain, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Denmark, Italy, India, etc.) and translated into French, English and German. In Spain she received the awards: Premio Calderón de Literatura Dramática , Premio de Textos Teatrales Jesús Domínguez and the Premio Teatro express de Caja Madrid . In Mexico, she obtained a mention from the jury of the Premio Dolores de Castro and won the Historias de Té of the National Theatre Company.
In 2019, she became member of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte FONCA, in Mexico.
Since 2011, she’s an active member of the international network of women, the Magalena Project.
Below, you will find more information about her trajectory and her teachers.
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B.A. in Dramaturgy by the RESAD (Royal Schooll of Performing Arts of Madrid)
In Spain, she was awarded with the prizes: “Premio Calderón de Literatura Dramática” (To the play CLIC written with Itziar Pascual) “Premio de Textos Teatrales Jesús Domínguez” (To the play Moje Holka, written with Itziar Pascual) and “Premio Teatro Exprés de Caja Madrid” (To the play ¿Contestas?). In Mexico she obtained an honorific mention at Premio Dolores de Castro (To the play What I didn’t say). Her fist novel (not yet published) was finalist of the prize Fernando Lara de Novela. Editorial Planeta. In addition, the short film Inseparables was also released and received different prizes.
Premiered plays: Clic. Cuando todo cambia written with Itziar Pascual and directed by Alberto Velasco. Produced by Teatro Calderón de Valladolid; What I didn’t say produced by Igneous Company, Amaranta Osorio and Mestiza Chile; Mi niña, niña mía written with Itziar Pascual and directed by Natalia Menéndez. Produced by Teatro Español of Madrid and Fundación Corpartes; Anonimas produced by Nordisk Teater laboratorium and directed by Julia Varley (it has been performed in Spain, Colombia, Equator, Italy, Denmark and Mexico); ¿Qué haré yo con tantos mundos? (in Spain directed by Rosario Ruiz Rodgers), Naranja (in Spain and Mexico), Luna (in Colombia) and Orgánica (in Colombia)
Also 6 short plays have been performed, the most recent was Vietato dare de Mangiare, directed by Victor Muñoz with Aitana Sánchez Gijón in the Teatro Español. The other plays that have been performed are: ¿Contestas?, ¿Septiembre?, Cuerpo and Tubos.
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She studied acting, with several masters like: Julia Varley (Odin Teatret), Parvathy Baul, Jill Greenhalgh, Teodoro Terzopoulos, Tadashi Susuki, Augusto Boal, Luis de Tavira, Mar Navarro and Fernando Piernas .
She participated in: 3 movies (Directed by Daniel Cebrian, Alvarez de Armero and Galo Urbina) , 10 television series (“Yo soy Bea”, “El comisario”, “Segundo Asalto”among others), 21 theatre productions ( with directors such as Julia Varley, Jill Greenhalgh, Sanchis Sinisterra, Rosario Ruiz Rodgers, Gema Aparicio, Guillermo Heras, among others) and 9 short films.
In 2009, she stopped doing castings and focused on her works.
At the moment she’s working on her first solo What I didn’t say and I continue touring Anónimas directed by Julia Varley.
M.A. in Cultural Management at Universidad Complutense. Spain.
Leadership Course- Harvard University.USA.
She has directed and coordinated different international festivals in Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Spain.
Her company, Jeito Producciones, was active from 2008 to 2016 and received the Young Entrepreneurs Award from Bancaja in 2011.
She directed five international performing arts festivals: Three editions of 7 caminos teatrales in Mexico, the Festival de las Artes in San Jose , Costa Rica , and A Solas- The Magdalena Projet. She programmed two other festivals, the most recent one was Tantidhatri 2019 in Kolkota, India.