Antonio Ordóñez

Antonio Ordóñez

Antonio Ramiro Ordóñez Andrade (Quito, January 23, 1943) is a poet, dramaturg, theater actor and director. He was a founder of the “Tzántzicos” group (1961-1969), actor and director of the Ensayo theater, actor of the Ecuadorian popular theater, director of the School of Dramatic Art of the House of Ecuadorian Culture (2 years), director of the School of Theater of the Faculty of Arts from the Central University of Ecuador (11 years), professor at the Faculty of Arts of the Central University (32 years), member of the Ecuadorian Institute of Theater, member of the General Board of the House of Ecuadorian Culture. Many of his early poems were published in Pucuna magazine in the 1960s. In 2014 the House of Ecuadorian Culture in Quito published his only book of poetry El demonio en el fondo de los ojos.

Antonio Ordóñez interview about his book El demonio en el fondo de los ojos

Published in 2014. Antonio Ordóñez interview about his book El demonio en el fondo de los ojos. He discusses the Tzántzicos group he was a founder of in the 1960s.]

Homage to Antonio Ordóñez and presentation of his book El demonio en el fondo de los ojos

Homage to Antonio Ordóñez and presentation of his book “El demonio en el fondo de los ojos” at the Prometeo theater of the House of Ecuadorian Culture. 2014.

Awards

  • Poetry Contest Award from Association of Professors of the Central University of Ecuador, 1993.
  • Award from the VI José Martínez Queirolo Festival (2014) for his work in theater.

Works

  • Cruzando la montaña (1993)
  • El demonio en el fondo de los ojos (2014)

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