Guillermo Calderón (Director, Playwright) is Chile’s foremost contemporary theatre artist. His plays include Neva, Diciembre (December), Clase (Class), Villa, Discurso (Speech), Quake and Escuela (School).
Calderón’s productions have toured extensively through South America and Europe. Festival stops have included Buenos Aires International Theatre Festival, Chekhov Festival (Russia), Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Scotland), Festival d´Automne (France), Santiago A Mil (Chile), Seoul Performing Arts Festival (Korea), TeatroStageFest (NYC), TEATERFORMEN Festival (Germany), Wiener Festwochen (Austria), World Theatre Festival (Belgium), The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival (NYC), and RADAR L.A. He has been commissioned by the Schauspiel Duesseldorf (Germany), the Royal Court Theater (England) and Foundation Santiago A Mil (Chile).
Villa and Speech were published in Theater Magazine (Yale) in Spring, 2013. Neva received its English Language Premiere at The Public Theater in March and its West Coast premiere at Center Theatre Group, in co-production with South Coast Repertory and La Jolla Playhouse, in June. He is currently working on a commission from the Royal Court Theater.