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Guadalajara 2019 ISPA Congress - David Gaitan
Congress Theme - The Strength Within Us
David Gaitan

David Gaitán

Playwright and Director - Dramaturga y director
Magnifico Entertainment
Mexico - México

English Actor, playwright and director. A few of his most notable stagings include Escurrimiento y Anticoagulantes, La Ceguera No Es Un Trampolín, Antígona, Enemigo del Pueblo, Simulacro de Idilio, Mirando el Precipicio por Encima de mi Hombro, among others. His playwriting corpus includes 20 premiered and 15 published works. His works have participated in many of the most important festivals in the world, including the Festival Internacional de Buenos Aires, Heidelberg Stückemarkt, Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro de Bogotá, Mülheim Festival, Festival Internacional de Teatro de Uruguay, ENARTES, Festival de San Sebastián, Festival de Teatro Latinoamericano in Miami, Fira Tárrega, and many more. At the behest of various invitations and festivals, his texts have toured through most of Mexico’s states. He has been selected on six occasions to participate in the National Theater Showcase. In 2015, he received FONCA’s Young Creators’ grant in the area of playwriting. He co-founded the companies Teatro Legeste and Ocho Metros Cúbicos, A.C. For the past five years, he has been working as a teacher at the country’s leading theater schools.

Español Director, dramaturgo y actor. Nacido en la Ciudad de México en 1984, es egresado de la Escuela Nacional de Arte Teatral.. Ha escrito más de 20 de obras de teatro y actuado en alrededor de 20 puestas en escena. Ha dirigido más de 15 montajes entre ellos Beisbol, Ricardo III, Escurrimiento y Anticoagulantes, Simulacro de Idilio, Romeos, La Ceguera No Es Un Trampolín, Antígona y Enemigo del Pueblo, con la Compañía Nacional de Teatro de México. Su trabajo se ha presentado en países como Estados Unidos, Alemania, España, Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, Francia, Singapur, entre otros.

Moderator - Moderador
Session 2 | The Narratives Of The Next Generation - Sesión 2 | Narrativas de las próximas generaciones
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - Miércoles 29 de mayo de 2019

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