AMARANTAOSORIO
MÉXICO, COLOMBIA, ESPAÑA

Writer- Actress- Cultural Manager

Amaranta Osorio
Photo: Cristina Cepeda

SUMMARY

I work as a writer, actress and cultural manager…At the moment, writing is what makes me happy.

I´m half Mexican and half Colombian and have Spanish nationality. I`m currently living in L’ Oise, France.

As a playwriter 6 long and 6 short plays have been performed and I have published 6 plays. In Spain, I was awarded with different prizes:  ” Calderón de Literatura Dramática”, “Premio de Textos Teatrales Jesús Domínguez” and “Premio Teatro Exprés de Caja Madrid”. The short film “Inseparables”received various prizes. In Mexico I obtained an honorific mention of the Dolores de Castro Prize. As an actress I have participated in 3 movies, 10 tv series, 21 theatre productions and 9 shortfilms. As a cultural manager I have directed 5  international scene arts festival in Spain, Costa Rica and Mexico, and also made the program of 2 festivals and work as a producer in different events. My company Jeito Productions was awarded the “Young Entrepreneurs Prize” in Spain.

I am member of Magalena Project.

I’m also a mother.

Below, you can read more of my work.

Amaranta Osorio
Photo: François Tarralle

WRITER

B.A. in Dramaturgy by the RESAD (Royal Schooll of Performing Arts of Madrid)

My tutors were: Itziar Pascual, Juan Mayorga and Ignacio AmestoyI have also studied with Sanchis Sinisterra

In Spain I had been 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 I obtained an honorific mention at Premio Dolores de Castro (To the play What I didn’t say). My 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.

As a playwright  6 of my long plays have been performed: 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.

Amaranta Osorio
Photo: Francesco Galli

ACTRESS

I have studied acting, with several teachers from different countries among those: Julia Varley (Odin Teatret), Parvathy Baul, Teodoro Terzopoulos, Tadashi Susuki, Augusto Boal, Luis de Tavira, Mar Navarro, Fernando Piernas .

I have 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 Theater productions ( with directors such as Julia Varley, Jill Greenhalgh, Sanchis Sinisterra, Rosario Ruiz Rodgers, Gema Aparicio, Guillermo Heras, among others) and 9 short films.

At the moment I’m working in my first solo What I didn’t say and I continue touring Anónimas directed by Julia Varley.

Amaranta Osorio

CULTURAL MANAGER

M.A. in Cultural Management at Universidad Complutense. Spain.

Leadership Course- Harvard University.USA.

I have directed five festivals of international performing arts: Three editions of ” seven theatrical paths ” in Mexico, the ” Festival of Arts ” in San Jose , Costa Rica , my last festival was Festival ” A Solas- The Magdalena Projet”. I programmed two other festivals, like Tantidhatri festival in Kolkota, India. I have also work as a producer for different events.

In 2008 I founded my company, Jeito Producciones with which I worked  until 2016. We received the prize of young entrepreneurs of Spain .

 

COMPLETE CV