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: Daniela Parra
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.
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
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.
MI NIÑA,MI NIÑA MÍA (My girl, my little girl) (2019)
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.
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.
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)
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.
VIETATO DARE DA MANGIARE (2018)
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.
SHOW “SANA, SANA”- short play “BE AIR” (2009)
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.
AMOR DE CABARET (Cabaret’s love)(2009)
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
NARANJA (Orange) (2007)
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.
Show ADIÓS AL VERANO (Goodbye to summer) – Short play SEPTIEMBRE (September) (2007)
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.
LUNA (Moon) (2007)
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)
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.
ORGÁNICA (Organic) (2001)
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.