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Lina De Guevara

Lina De Guevara

1647 Fell St.

Victoria BC  V8R 4V9

phone : 250 592 4367

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Originally from Chile, Lina de Guevara is an actor, theatre director and drama teacher.  She’s a specialist in the techniques of Transformational theatre, Theatre of the Oppressed and Commedia dell’Arte. To create and produce plays about the immigrant experience she founded PUENTE Theatre in 1988 and was its Artistic Director for 23 years. Her director’s credits include “I wasn’t born here”, “ Crossing Borders ”, “The House of Bernarda Alba”, “Mother Courage”, “Canadian Tango”, “Letters for Tomas”,  “Sisters/Strangers”, “Storytelling Our Lives”, “Chile con carne” and “The pilgrimage of the nuns of Concepción”. She’s directed and dramaturged several one-woman shows, such as “Emergence’, “Uthe/Athe”, “Patriot in search of a country”, “Heinz 57”, and “Peace Mum”. She’s currently free-lancing as actor, director and workshop instructor.

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