Mexican artist graduated from the MA in Applied Theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, UK in 2019; and from the acting BA at the National School of Performing Arts in Mexico in 2015. Co-founder and Artistic Director of Matricaria AC, a cultural platform dedicated to the production and promotion of the arts in vulnerable settings, and winner of a Youth Award 2016 in Mexico City. She has trained with outstanding international teachers such as Anne Bogart, Anestis Azas, Mauricio García Lozano, Anne Bérélovitch, among others. 

With over 10 years of experience in performing, devising and facilitating she has participated and collaborated in the creation and production of several multidisciplinary projects in Mexico (Alicia/ Theatre and  La Lupe Cualquiera/ Music and performance), Argentina (Visual Art Week/ Festival), Chile (El baile de los que sobran/ Documentary Series), Italy (Applied Theater International Project/ Theatre and performace), and the United Kingdom (Latam Art and Cultural Research Symposium and Invisibles/Theatre).


She is currently working in the documentary field -both in theatre and film- deepening in the margins between reality and fiction with an interdisciplinary approach, in projects centred in migration, forced displacement, refugees and political prisoners.

She is a FONCA-CONACYT 2018 Fellow and was awarded an Embassy Award by the University of London in 2019.

 © 2020 Jimena Mancilla 

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