Born in Medellin, Colombia in 1980, Marcela relocated to Ecuador 1989.
She has studied Acupuncture, Healing Humanism and Healing-Creative Theater in the Neijing School of Quito, Ecuador.
Marcela explores performance techniques such as physical theater, clown, art comedy, storytelling, stage, and theater of the oppressed. She also applies these techniques in different social scenes, developing each project with individual and group exercises.
Among the social projects in which she has participated in are:
- “Reading Caravans,” which seeks to motivate teachers and basic education students to read through creative play and fun art.
- “Seeds of Light, Healthy and Awake Ecuador,” which focuses on the union of women and youth in Las Marias neighborhood where they learn to cook and share stories.
On the storytelling stage she presented “Percucuentos, stories that resonate from the heart” with the Peruvian drummer Alfonso Gamboa. Her individual tales “Los cuentos de Tató” which includes stories of authorship, oral tradition and various national and international writers, filling them with a number of different theater techniques. She has dramatized her own story with the theater group “Clown destinos” entitled “The terrible problem of the dark lady” and “Conversations with the mirror” with the group “La Luciernaga” Healing-Creative Theater.
Marcela completed 200hrs training in our school and teaches Arts classes called “Between theritual and the play”
Jan 13 - Feb 9, 2019 (28 days)
Jan 13 - Mar 16, 2019 (63 days)
Jun 15 - Aug 17, 2019 (64 days)
Sep 8 - 29, 2019 (22 days)