About us

 

 

Patricio Orozco BEM

Director

 

In the last 20 years Patricio have directed and produced theatre plays, TV Shows, documentaries, digital campaigns and more than 37 festivals. 

Patricio created, and still directs since 2011, the Festival Shakespeare Buenos Aires (1st Shakespeare Festival in Latin America).

He directed more than 20 theatre plays and built a pop-up Elizabethan theatre called Teatro Shakespeare.

He gave workshops and lectures at Université Sorbonne (Paris), Ecole Normale Superieure (París), Gdansk University (Polland), Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina), Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil), among others.

His last production of Hamlet in Argentina stood out as the show on the independent circuit that had the most consecutive sold-out shows in a year.

 

Awards

  • Member of the Order of the British Empire Medal, given by Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom. (2019)
  • Outstanding cultural achievement: Distinguished by the Buenos Aires City Parliament. (2019)
  • 3 times winner of the Teatro del Mundo Award given by the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. (2007, 2015, 2018)
  • Winner of the María Guerrero Award given by Cervantes National Theatre, Argentina. (2010)
  • Scholarship for artists given by Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Argentina (Argentina’s National Gallery). (2004)

 

Nominations
  • In 2021 Yorick´s TV Show and podcast series “Norma en la nube” was nominated to the Martín Fierro Award, a prestigious Latin American award.