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Guillermo Calderón

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Guillermo Calderón

Guillermo Calderón is a Chilean playwright, director, and screenwriter. His plays have been produced at The Public Theater, Royal Court Theatre, and around the world. As a script writer, he has won different international awards for the best screenplay, such as the Golden Osella at the Venice Film Festival for The Count (2023), and the Platino Award for Neruda (2017).


Calderón was born in Santiago, Chile in 1971. Growing up in Chile[1] he studied acting at the Theater School of the University of Chile. Calderón also attended the Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theater in California, and receiving a master's degree in Film Theory at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.[2]


Calderón's plays include: B, Clase, Diciembre, Escuela, Gold Rush, Kiss, Mateluna, Neva, Quake, Speech, and Villa.[3]

Calderón's screenplays include:


Guillermo Calderón's profile on the World Theatre Map.

  1. ^ Rohter, Larry (2013-03-06). "Guillermo Calderón, Writer and Director of 'Neva'". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-12-20.
  2. ^ "What's Left for Guillermo Calderón". American Theatre. 2016-10-07. Retrieved 2017-12-20.
  3. ^ "Guillermo Calderón (CHILE)". AO International. Archived from the original on 2017-12-22. Retrieved 2017-12-20.