María José Contreras Lorenzini is an actor and theatre director with a PhD in Semiotics (University of Bolonia) and is assistant professor at Escuela de Teatro Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She has a vast experience as theatre director and researcher in Italy and Chile. Some of the plays she has directed are: La Dimora della Donne Brutte (Italia, 2004), Aspirante Martire (Italia, 2005), Tre donne in valigia (Italia, 2006), Remite Santos Dumont (Chile, 2008), La Orilla (Chile, 2009), Ponte_tu (Chile, 2010). She is nowadays developing a three-year research in “Teatro Testimonial” sponsored by the Chilean National Commission of Advanced Research. She teaches “Movement” in the undergraduate Theatre School and “Semiotics of the Body” in the Master in Arts, both at Universidad Católica de Chile.
María José Contreras Lorenzini
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Proyecto FONDECYT IniciaciónN. 11090155