Andrea Riera is a playwright and cultural consultant. She co-founded the first theater platform in Bolivia - PUNTO BO - an independent company that promotes the production and touring of plays starring her country’s main actors. She is general coordinator of LATEscena (Performing Arts Lab), a center for artistic training and production and for implementing development projects using the arts. She began her artistic training in 1997 with the ZigZag Theater and in 2002 co-founded the Altoteatro group, co-directing them until 2012 and touring with different productions both in Bolivia and in countries such as Brazil and Chile. In 2016, she was involved in opening LATEsucre, a center based on LATEscena.