Biography

Agostina Luz López

 

Is a writer and a theatre director.

 

Her works are about the vulnerable and wild bonds that connect every human relationship. She works with visual artists, film directors and musicians creating interdisciplinary plays.

 

She studied theatre and cast directing with Nora Moseinco, and playwriting with Lola Arias. She took some courses of the Degree Program on Liberal Arts of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). She finished her Playwriting studies at the Metropolitan School of Performing Arts (EMAD) with the professors Mauricio Kartun, Alejandro Tantanian, Luis Cano and Ignacio Apolo.

 

In 2009, she premiered her first theatre play, “Mi propia playa” (My Own Beach) at a theatre club called Elefante. In 2011, she was selected to attend the Zürcher Theater Spektakel theatre festival as resident artist. In 2012, she premiered her second theatre play called “La laguna” (The Lake) at El Camarín de las Musas, for which she received the “S” Creation Award. The play also earned Mariana Tirantte a Best Scenography nomination for the Florencio Sánchez Awards, and won Martina Juncadella the award for Best New Actress.

 

La laguna was selected by Ricardo Dubatti to be included in “OFF”, a book published by Interzona about playwrights born in the 80`s.

 

In 2013, she put La Laguna on again at El extranjero Teatro before beginning the European tour to the Zürcher Theaterspektakel festival (Zurich, Switzerland) and to the Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival (Groningen, Netherlands). In 2015, the play was part of the Argentine stage play programming of the Dois Pontos Festival, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

Agostina also worked in collaboration with Laura Kalauz in a project called “Punto de fuga” (Vanishing Point), which was presented in 2012 at the Theaterdiscounter Monologue Festival, in Berlin. The project continued in 2013, after being selected by Lola Arias to be part of the series called “Mis Documentos” (My Documents) at Cultural San Martín.

 

She completed a Cinema Workshop at Universidad Di Tella, taught by Martín Rejtman and Andrés Di Tella, as well as the Panorama Sur Playwriting Program, taught by Cynthia Edul and Alejandro Tantanian.

 

She participated as a writer in a Residency Program for artists at the Camac Art Center (France), where she finished her first novel called WEIWEI (NoTanPuan, 2016), that won the second prize of Fondo Nacional de las Artes. And in 2018 was published in Chile (Elefante).

 

She was selected to be part of the Royal Court Theatre International Playwrights Group (UK), where she finished “los milagros”.

 

She directed – in collaboration with two Latin American directors – a project called Palimpsesto, selected by Panorama Sur, to be premiered at the International Theatre Festival of Buenos Aires (2015).

 

“Los milagros” was produced by the Cultural San Martín doing there two seasons and then the play was showed in Timbre4.

 

Additionally, she is in the process of writing, in collaboration with the actress and cinema director María Alché, a feature film script called Alicia, which combines documentary and fictional resources, and in which she will also participate as an actress.

 

She performed in the last play of Romina Paula called “Cimarrón”, showed in TACEC and Teatro Nacional Cervantes.

 

She directed “Animal romántico” in Sarmiento theatre.

 

This years all her plays will be publishes a book with photos and interviews.

contact: agostinaluzlopez@gmail.com

Buenos Aires, Argentina