Guillermo Calderón is an actor who graduated from the University of Chile and who has worked as a director, screenwriter and playwright. He started his career with Teatro en el Blanco and the plays Neva (2006) and Diciembre (2008) and with the group La Reina de Conchalí and Clase (2008). His work is based on reinterpreting the best dramatic, literary and philosophical material in the world (from Buddhist mythology to Chekhov), initially questioning the difference between what is insisde (cultural order) and what is outside (crises). He later delved deeper into politics, esthetics and ethics in post-dictatorship Chile with Villa + Discurso (2010), Escuela (2013) and Mateluna (2016). His play B was premiered at the Royal Court Theater in 2017. His texts have been published in the bicentennial anthology Cien años de dramaturgia chilena (2010) and in the volumes Teatro I and II, which bring together his work premiered between 2006 and 2011. As a screenwriter, his collaboration on the movies Violeta se fue a los cielos (2011, by A. Wood), El club (2015, by P. Larraín), Neruda (2017, by P. Larraín) and Ema (2020, by P. Larraín) particularly stand out.
In film, he has worked on the scripts of Violeta se fue a los cielos and Araña by Andrés Wood, as well as El club, Neruda and Ema by Pablo Larraín.
Source: www.escueladeteatro.uc.cl and Guillermo Calderón.