WHAT I DIDN’T SAY
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 /Choreographer: James Cunningham /Scenic space: Alicia Blas / Costumes: Victoria Velazquez/Light design: Pilar Velasco/ Music: Mohn/ Song: Helen Chadwick.
Created in residence at Thèâtre Artephile (Avignon, France) and Domo Teatro (Santiago, Chile)
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), Transit Festival, Odin Teatret (Denmark), Festival Magdalena Montpellier (Montpellier, France), Festival Tiempos de Mujer (Quito-Ambato Ecuador)
Theatre play and guitar concert- premiered in 2014. (Denmark, Spain, Mexico) 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.
Performed at.. 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.