Ramón Griffero is a Chilean playwright/director with an undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of Essex, England and an M.A. in Theatre Studies from the University of Louvain, Belgium. He is the founder of Teatro Fin de Siglo and of “El Trolley,” a space for cultural resistance to the Chilean military dictatorship. Griffero’s plays and productions have been essential components in the resurgence of contemporary Chilean theatre. He is the author of sixteen plays and has directed numerous productions and “art actions.” Currently he is the Artistic Director of the National Theatre of Chile (www.griffero.cl).