BACKGROUND


1973-1978       B.A., Literature, University of El Salvador   

1970-1974       Theatre Studies, National Arts Centre of El Salvador          

1967-1969       Studies in Drawing and Painting, Valero Lecha School of Arts       

1980-1989     Artistic Director, University Theatre Company, University of El Salvador  

1979-1981       Film Department of Educational Television El Salvador

1979-1981       Guest Director, El Alba Experimental Theatre Group and Caracol Theatre Company - Germinal Theatre Studio

1998    Toronto International Film Festival, International Sales Office for OFDC, Through Ontario Film Development Corporation's SDMI Market Mentorship Program

1993    Canadian Stage Company, Toronto, Management Assistant through Theatre Ontario, Professional Theatre Program

1992    Founded Pacun Peras The-A-tro

1991    Spring Arts Fair 1991 at Tarragon Theatre, Toronto,  roduction Assistant through Theatre Ontario, Professional Theatre Program



JUROR FOR ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

1999    Visual & Media Arts Artist-Run Centres & Organizations

1997    Emerging Artists: Film and Video

1995    Theatre Project Grants

1995    Theatre Project Grants

 
AWARDS/GRANTS

Theatre Ontario, Professional Training Program 1995

Ontario Arts Council, Theatre Projects 1994

Ontario Arts Council, Theatre Projects 1993

The Canada Council, Explorations Program 1993

Ontario Arts Council, Education Office 1992

Theatre Ontario, Professional Training Program 1992


FESTIVALS


Workshop about the collective creation At the Candelaria Theatre.  Bogota Colombia

Local Heroes, Edmonton 1998

Ritmo y Color, Toronto 1999

2000 Collage, El Salvador 1998 

The Dark Chamber (1996) and The Red Window (1997) have been viewed and discussed in several universities in Latin America, France and Germany.  The Dark Chamber was broadcast on a community TV channel in Stanford Connecticut.   The Red Window was released in DVD format, along with seven other Canadian short films, by Asset Digital Inc (1999) and had a special screening at Videoteca del Sur, New York in 2002.

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