The Actor’s Dramaturgy – Sara Cisneros, Jonas Gomez (Catabasis Teatro, Mexico)

The Actor’s Drama with Sara Cisneros and Jonas Gomez
Fabrica Athens is pleased to host Catabasis Teatro from Mexico, for a pioneering workshop – research on the practical dramaturgy of the actor.
Brief description of the workshop

The workshop “The Actor’s Dramaturgy” is addressed to performers and lovers of the performing arts (theater, dance, circus, performance) who seek to discover new ways of connecting body, mind and soul for stage creation. The workshop is a branch of a long-term theatrical research, which finds its roots in:

  1. Luisa’s Josefina Hernández “The Theory of Dramatic Gernes” and its practical application on stage and
  2. “Dance of Intentions” by the actress and theater educator Roberta Carreri from Odin Teatret – Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium.
A few words about the instructors

Graduated from the diploma in acting at Ápeiron Teatro. Company of which she was part from 2015 to 2019.

Specialized in the study of the theory of dramatic genres and theater anthropology, as well as the vast study of Greek theater and the study of the complete work of Shakespeare.

She has prepared in acting techniques, delving into the study of the master Eugenio Barba and the Odin Teatret, where he held an intensive artistic meeting in 2019.

She is currently carrying out a theoretical-practical investigation, linking drama´s theory with theatrical anthropology and thus developing a body-mind acting method. Thus founding the company CATÁBASIS TEATRO, by the hand of Jonás Gómez with whom he has won state theater competitions for the development of workshops and functions for Mexico City during the years 2019, 2020 and 2021.

It is developing two international productions Mexico-New York and Mexico-Chile, as well as since 2020, it has been developing this investigation based in “The dance of intentions” of Roberta Carreri.

She has shared his research in different states of Mexico, as well as in Spain and for the first time in Greece.

In 2020, she was recognized by UNAM within the framework of FITU 27, as one of the 25 young Mexican women making up the current scene at the national level.


Actor, improviser, playwright, director and teacher: He has a bachelor’s degree in dramatic literature and theater from UNAM, and a diploma in cinematography with a specialty in art direction, from the Mexican Association of Independent Filmmakers (AMCI). He is the co-founder and director of the company Catábasis Teatro. From 2010 to 2019 he worked with the Ápeiron Teatro company. He has participated in more than 20 productions with directors such as Fernando Martínez Monroy, Pilar Villanueva, Jorge A. Caballero, and Cecilia Savoia, among others. He has specialized in the technique of theatrical improvisation, as well as in the study and analysis of dramatic theory.

He has experience as a teacher teaching classes and workshops, referring to literature, Spanish, theater, and cinema, to people of different ages and professions. He participated in the international improvisation meeting: Impro RAYMI 2015, held in the city of Cusco, obtaining second place in the improvisation tournament in Latin America. In the 2016 Ascent Cup, Impro Tournament ”; Organized by Hondom Internacional and Grupo Rompepié, it was a semifinalist with the “Cariátides” team, it also won the awards for “Best improviser” and “The most poetic”, and was nominated for “Best Setter”.

Information ǀ Reservations

– Enter Subject: Theater & Folk Song
– Contact details: Telephone, Email Adress
Telephone: 210 3411651 (Monday – Friday: 13.00 – 18.00)

Summary Information

Title: The Actor’s Dramaturgy
Instructors: Sara Cisneros, Jonas Gomez (Catabasis Teatro, Mexico)
Dates & Hours: 18 -22 July 2022, 17:00-21:00
Participation cost: 90 euros
Conducting language: English