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Victoria Szpunberg

Playwright and teacher of playwriting at the Institut del Teatre and at the Escola Superior de Coreografia de Barcelona. In 2000, she was invited to take part in the International Summer Residency for Emerging Playwrights at the Royal Court Theatre with her first play. Since then, her works have premiered at different national and international festivals and theatres. Besides her career as an author, she has collaborated with different choreographers, signed theatre adaptations, worked as a director and written plays for the radio and sound installations. She has also participated in theatre and education projects and is a collaborator of the Patothom school for social theatre. Highlights among her works include Entre aquí y allá (Lo que dura un paseo), The Shop Window (Teatre Nacional de Catalunya, 2003), Esthetic Paradise (Sala Beckett – Festival Grec, 2004), The Speaking Machine (a production that she also directed at the Sala Beckett, 2007, and at the Sala PIM in Milan, 2008), El meu avi no va anar a Cuba (Festival Grec – Sala Beckett, 2008), La marca preferida de las hermanas Clausman (Teatre Tantarantana, 2010), Boys don’t Cry (Teatre Tantaranta, 2012) and l’Onzena Plaga (Teatre Lliure, 2015).

Update: 7 May 2021


Has participated in

Who is watching us? Overidentification, performance and culpability

Lecture by Ingrid Guardiola and conversation with Marta Segarra and Victoria Szpunberg

Dramaturgies. Stories incarnated

Course directed by Carles Batlle, in collaboration with the Institut del Teatre

Knowing, Doing, Understanding #1

Open seminar directed by Marina Garcés