AUTHOR

dramaturga, guionista i directora de teatreMarta Buchaca
Barcelona, 1979

A graduate in humanities from the UAB. She trained as a dramatist at the Centre d’Études Théâtrales in Louvain-la-Neuve (Bèlgica) and at the Obrador de la Sala Beckett.

She is the author of L’olor sota la pell (V Joaquim Bartrina Prize; Sala Beckett, 2007), Emergència (runner-up for the III Fundació Romea Prize for theatrical texts), En conserva, Plastilina (XXXV Ciutat d’Alcoi Theatre Prize, second place in the Marqués de Bradomín Prize 2007 and runner-up for the Max Prizes 2010; Sala Beckett, 2009), Les nenes no haurien de jugar a futbol (Festival Grec and Versus Teatre, 2010; with productions in Croatia, Mexico, Cyprus and Greece), A mi no em diguis amor (TNC, 2010), L’any que ve serà millor, written with Carol López, Mercè Sarrias and Victoria Szpunberg (La Villarroel and Teatro Bellas Artes de Madrid, 2011-2012; winner of the Max Prize 2013 for the Best Author in Catalan), Litus (SALAFlyhard/Teatre Lliure. Nominated for the Butaca Prizes for the best small-format show. First Post-funció Prize for the best play of 2012) and Losers (La Villarroel, 2014, Teatro Bellas Artes 2015).

In 2012 she was selected for Forum of young European playwrights (Wiesbaden Biennale) .

She is part of ADA project with the playwrights Neil Labute and Marco Calvani with the play POWER-POTERE-PODER. The play will be at La Mama Theatre (off Broadway) on January 2017.

She has won the award XI PREMI PALANCA I ROCA for her last play: A normal family.

She has written an adaptation from Alice in Wonderland premiered at Teatre Romea  (January 2017)

She combines her theatre work with scriptwriting for television.

This author is part of the Fabulamundi. Playwriting Europe project. For further information, go here.