Teachers Alejandra Prieto

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Teachers Alejandra Prieto
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Alejandra Prieto

Performing Arts Performing Arts Performing Arts Performing Arts

Specialty

Stage direction, interpretation, acting direction, stage language and dramatic literature

Training

PhD candidate in Humanities from the Rey Juan Carlos University (URJC)
Master of Fine Arts at Sarah Lawrence College
Bachelor of Art from the Catholic University of Santiago de Chile
Master in Visual Arts from the University of Chile

Career path

Director and founder of the visual theater company Winged Cranes. Mounts of her have been seen in Europe, India and China.

She has been the director and creator of the more than 100 puppets of the opera The magic Flute for the National Theater of Ecuador.

As an actress and puppet manipulator, she has worked with the international companies Complicité (UK), Blind Summit (UK) and Improbable Theater (UK). With Blind Summit she has also worked as an assistant director in editing Citizen Puppet, winner of the Fringe Festival.

Subjects and workshops

MASTER IN AUDIOVISUAL INTERPRETATION
Milestones of Screen Acting

MASTER IN DIRECTING OF FILM AND TV SERIES
acting direction workshop

DEGREE IN PERFORMING ARTS AND AUDIOVISUAL INTERPRETATION
Filming and Auditioning

BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN PERFORMING ARTS
Filming and Auditioning

Research lines

The interpretation and use of technique to reach a full performance. The collective creation. The mix media, the performance and the use of objects and a more plastic scenic imaginary that harmonizes with the word. The presence of women in the performing arts.

Awards, mentions and recognitions

Cecily Brown Fellowship
CCU Art Scholarship
First prize public works contest “Parque Alemania” La Serena, MOP, Chile
First prize for Young Creation in Plastic Arts, Unión Latina, Paris, France
Fondart (Funds for Culture and the Arts), Government of Chile
Selected in the Dramaturgy Workshop of the Cuarta Pared room as director of the play "Robota"
Selected at the New Dramaturgies Workshop in San Sebastián
Fulbright Scholarship for artistic studies in the United States

Other merits

Residences:

  • Art Omi, NY, USA
  • La Tallera, Cuernavaca, Mexico
  • URRA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Crossing Frutillar, Frutillar, Chile
  • Latin America experimentation area, Gray Matter, La Paz, Bolivia
  • I SCP International Studio and Curatorial Programme, NY, USA
  • LARA, Latin American Roaming Art, Honda, Colombia
  • Velazquez House, Madrid, Spain

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