María José Contreras

Assistant Professor

School of Theatre at the Catholic University

María José Contreras is an Assistant Professor in the School of Theatre at the Catholic University in Chile, as well as an actress and theatre director. Her creative work and her research focus on the relationship between the body, memory and performance. She has worked as a theatre director in both Chile and Europe, and in 2011 she created two performances: "El Examen," enacted over a 24-hour period in Plaza Italia, Santiago, and "Prefijos," which took place in the National Stadium.