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Natalia Lassalle-Morillo  (b.  Río Piedras, Puerto Rico ) is a theatre director, visual artist, filmmaker, cinematographer, sound artist, performer and educator. Her work embodies the convergence of autobiography, traditional narrative and re-imagined history in live and permanent artistic mediums. Her cinematic and theatrical works aim to unearth how the relationship to the topography, transit and landscapes of a territory shapes and uncovers the identities, consciousness and histories of a collective. 

She received her BFA from the Experimental Theatre Wing at New York University and an MFA in Theatre Directing from the California Institute of the Arts. Her theatrical work, films and installations have been presented and screened in the United States ( New  York, Los Angeles, New Orleans and Miami) and in international venues, galleries and museums in Korea, Germany, Spain, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Québec. 

Recent exhibitions, films and theatrical presentations include: “Retiro” at the Seoul Museum of Art in Seoul, Korea (2019) , Beta-Local (2018) and Miami Theatre Center (2017) ; [Anti] [gone] , a theatrical adaptation of Sophokles’ text translated by Anne Carson and presented at the Walt Disney Modular Theatre in California (2019); “holguín, hialeah”, Oolite Arts, Miami, FL (2019); “La Ruta del Progreso”, Pública, Santurce, Puerto Rico (2018); “En Parábola”, Diagonal, Santurce (2018); “Etern”, Konvent, Catalonia, Spain (2018); “Irma”, Miami Light Project (2016); “A Study in Cohabitation”, Incubate, Miami, FL (2014). She has been an Artist-in-Residence at the Fonderie Darling in Montréal, Quebéc (2016); The Harbour, Beta-Local, San Juan (2018); La Espectacular, Diagonal, Santurce, Puerto Rico (2018) ; Konvent, Catalonia, Spain (2018); Miami Theatre Center (2017) and Miami Light Project (2016). Her work has been supported by the National Endowment of the Arts, NALAC and the Puerto Rican Institute of Culture. She is currently developing a theatrical adaptation of Albert Camus’ Caligula, premiering Spring of 2020 and an adaptation of greek tragedies in collaboration with women living in the Puerto Rican diaspora. She is currently based between Los Angeles, California and Bayamón, Puerto Rico.

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Natalia Lassalle-Morillo (b. Río Piedras, Puerto Rico) es una directora de teatro , cineasta,  performer, artista visual y educadora. Su trabajo  integra la narrativa tradicional, la autobiografía y la historia re-imaginada en el teatro, performance, video y film.  Su trabajo cinematográfico y teatral trabaja la relación del cuerpo a la topografía, el tránsito y el paisaje de un territorio, y como esta relación destierra la identidad, el subconsciente y las historias de un colectivo. 

Recibió su BFA del Experimental Theatre Wing the New York University y su MFA en Dirección de Teatro de California Institute of the Arts.  Sus obras, performances y films se han presentado en los Estados Unidos (Nueva  York, Los Angeles, Nueva Orleans y Miami) e internacionalmente en teatros, salas y museos en Corea, Alemania, España, Puerto Rico, Cuba y Québec. Sus exhibiciones y presentaciones recientes incluyen: “Retiro” en el Museo de Arte de Seúl, Corea (2019) , Beta-Local , Bayamón, Puerto Rico (2018) y el Miami Theatre Center (2017) ; [Anti] [gone] , una adaptación teatral del texto de Sophokles’ traducido por Anne Carson y presentado en el Walt Disney Modular Theatre en California (2019); “holguín, hialeah”, Oolite Arts, Miami, FL (2019); “La Ruta del Progreso”, Pública, Santurce, Puerto Rico (2018); “En Parábola”, Diagonal, Santurce, Puerto Rico (2018); “Etern”, Konvent, Cataluña, España (2018); “Irma”, Miami Light Project (2016); “A Study in Cohabitation”, Incubate, Miami, FL (2014). Ha sido artista residente en el Fonderie Darling en Montréal, Quebéc (2016); The Harbour, Beta-Local, San Juan (2018); La Espectacular, Diagonal, Santurce, Puerto Rico (2018) ; Konvent, Cataluña, España (2018); Miami Theatre Center (2017) y  Miami Light Project (2016). Su trabajo ha sido apoyado por instituciones tales como el National Endowment of the Arts, el Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña y NALAC. Actualmente está desarrollando una adaptación de Calígula por Albert Camus que se presentará en abril del 2020 y una serie de adaptaciones de tragedias griegas con mujeres puertorriqueñas que residen en la diaspora. Está radicada entre Los Ángeles y Bayamón, Puerto Rico.

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