Patricio Vallejo Aristizábal

Patricio Vallejo Aristizaba

Patricio Vallejo Aristizábal (Quito, 1964) is an Ecuadorian actor, director, dramaturg, playwright, and professor. In 2013, his play Caminando sobre arenas movedizas (2012) won the Joaquín Gallegos Lara Prize. He has written 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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