Direction and dramaturgy
Ramón Griffero is one of the most important Chilean directors and playwrights, an outstanding artistic reference on the Latin American scene and one of the people who has helped renew contemporary theater with his dramatic theory called ‘The Dramaturgy of Space’. After his exile, he founded Teatro Fin de Siglo in the eighties at the legendary El Trolley, a center for creation and artistic resistance against the dictatorship. There, he premiered productions such as the trilogy Historias de un galpón abandonado, Cinema, Utoppia and 99 La Morgue. He has written fourteen plays, including Río Abajo (1995),Tus deseos en fragmentos and Prometeo el Origen (2014), which have been performed at multiple venues in America and Europe and published in several different languages. Among the numerous awards he has won is the Loth Award in Egypt for his contribution to the development of contemporary world theater. He is currently artistic director of the Chilean National Theater.