Patricio Vallejo Aristizábal

Patricio Vallejo Aristizaba

Patricio Vallejo Aristizábal is an Ecuadorian actor, director, dramaturg, playwright, and professor. He was born in Quito in 1964. His play Caminando sobre arenas movedizas (2012) won the Joaquín Gallegos Lara Prize in 2013. He has written nonfiction books on theater, such as Teatro y vida cotidiana (2003), El teatro político y la figura del Inca (2003), and La Niebla Y La Montaña: Tratado Sobre El Teatro Ecuatoriano Desde Sus Orígenes (2011). In 2001 the House of Ecuadorian Culture bestowed on Vallejo the “National Theatrical Merit Award.”

Works

Play

  • Caminando sobre arenas movedizas (2012)

Essay/Nonfiction

  • Teatro y vida cotidiana (2003)
  • El teatro político y la figura del Inca (2003)
  • Un relámpago sobre el lago: selección de artículos y escritos sobre teatro (2006)
  • La Niebla Y La Montaña: Tratado Sobre El Teatro Ecuatoriano Desde Sus Orígenes (2011), read a free preview here.

Vallejo was one of several authors who contributed to the book-length study published by Southern Illinois University Press

  • Theatre and Cartographies of Power: Repositioning the Latina/o Americas (2018)

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