Mariana Villegas


Mariana Villegas lives and works in Mexico. She became a member of the collective Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol in 2007. Villegas produced her first solo piece “Se Rompen las Olas“ (“Breaking Waves”) in 2012. This project, a co-operation with Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol, became a huge success in Mexico. Villegas was in invited to perform it at numerous international festivals and had guest performances in Santiago a Mil (Chile), at VIE Festival (Italien), Radar L.A. (USA), Teatro a una sola voz (Mexiko), and Heidelberger Stückemarkt (Deutschland). Her second performance piece “Este cuerpo mío” (“This Body of Mine”) premiered at Munich’s Kammerspiele in 2016, as part of the Endstation Sehnsucht festival. It then traveled to Museo Universitario des Chopo in Mexico City. In 2017, Villegas began to work with She She Pop and collaborated on the production of “Oratorium. Kollektive Andacht zu einem wohlgehüteten Geheimnis.”