Valeria Barajas Suaste
Writer, Director & ActorScroll Down
I am passionate about my Mexican heritage and my role as a woman in a macho-led culture. I am driven by my own sense of justice that leaks into my work. I strive to create pieces that push me and my audience to reflect on our world and to take up action. I believe that through art and theatre, we can create true change in our society.
100 Days of Quarantine
We are in unprecedented times. Some of us are trapped in our tiny flats, some of us are struggling, some of us can’t return home, some of us have been lonely, and some of us are around family way too much. It is difficult. We are uncertain and scared, we are surrounded by an invisible disease.
Lockdown has changed us.
And my aunt’s house slowly became a nuthouse.
An anthology consisting of 10 short stories written in the span of 10 consecutive days in 10 different locations in London. Each encounter taking inspiration from existentialism. One of the short stories can be read in the following link:
The Echo of the End
A choreographed performance exploring solitude, loneliness, and freedom through lyric and song.
A short play following three characters taking refuge in a storage room after being driven away by Mayan mythical creature Kakasbal. They are waiting for the day’s newspaper to be brought by the woman who protects them that will tell them if they won a Nahaul in the National Lottery hoping that it will be their savior.
Nahual- Spiritual animal guardian and guide everyone is born with.