Direction and dramaturgy
Valentina Durán has a degree in acting and a diploma in theatrical pedagogy. She has taken part in more than 20 productions in different countries as an actress, director and/or playwright. She is a member of Teatrhoy, created in 2005, which she co-founded. She wrote and directed the BíoBío Regional Government’s Circuito de la Independencia project, carrying out historical recreations and training more than 90 actors in different neighborhoods in the area. She is a consultant and general producer for the BíoBío International Theater Festival (FTB).
Teatrhoy was created in Concepción in 2005 and has always worked in the Biobío region, maintaining links with the city’s artistic scene and making a name for themselves with the plays they have written. Founded by Roxana Concha and Valentina Durán, the company has a marked interest in both social issues and theatrical experimentation incorporating elements that cross over between different disciplines. To date, the company has put on more than 10 productions, including La chilena (2013), Mano a mano (2014) and Montaña (2017).