“Santiago a Mil” International Theater Festival


When

From 05 to 19 January

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Santiago lives during January, the biggest festival of performing arts in Chile. This is the “Santiago a Mil” International Theater Festival, whose billboard has attracted thousands of people to theaters, open spaces and the street since 1994. Version 2023 will take place during the month of January. Its central purpose is to allow the majority of the population access to high-quality artistic shows, many of which are free and staged in public spaces.

In the commune of Santiago some unmissable free activities will take place.

Love you. Mon Laferte visual. Contemporary art exhibition that presents the multidisciplinary work of the artist Mon Laferte. Through her paintings, drawings, embroideries, and a staging made with large-scale dolls made of cloth, which includes excerpts from poems, videos, and photographs, the artist displays her impulses at a crossroads between art and life.

When. January 5 to February 12, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where. Exhibition hall Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center. Alameda 227. Universidad Católica Station. Line 1 Santiago Metro

Talking with Mon Laferte. An unforgettable dialogue with this great Chilean artist, about the exhibition “I Love You, Mon Laferte Visual”, which the Chilean singer presents in the Visual Arts room of GAM as part of “Teatro a Mil”.

When. January 6, 11:00 a.m.

Where. Extension Center National Institute, CEINA, Arturo Prat 33

Guy Regis Jr. Residential. The Haitian actor and director Guy Régis Jr., one of the literary references of that country and founder of the Nous Théâter collective, returns to the Teatro a Mil Festival to create, through a residency with Chileans and migrants, a new moment of coexistence to connect with the roots of Caribbean poetry.

When. January 9 to 16. 09:00 hours.

Where. Theater School of the Universidad Mayor. Santo Domingo 711.

Bird Strike. A world premiere is the one that will be presented by the Americans of BANDALOOP in the heights of Santiago, who will reflect on migration without borders and the care of ecosystems.

When. January 13 and 14, 7:30 p.m.

Where. Constitution Square. Frontis of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Justice.

“Where are we going” tour. Aljoscha Begrich, playwright and curator, member of the RIMINI PROTOKOLL collective, invites you to a collective, unique and intensive walk that challenges you to rediscover our city and reflect on how we live in society.

When. January 14, 5:00 p.m.

Where. Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center. Alameda 227. Universidad Católica Station. Line 1 Santiago Metro

The decolonial look, chapter 1: Saltpeter. Immersive digital experience that connects protected buildings in Hamburg (Germany) and Santiago de Chile, to tell the story of the saltpeter trade and its traces.

When. January 17 to 21, at 11:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Where. It starts in street Romero 2849, then they go to Esperanza street with Romero Passage 42, they continue walking through Romero, they go through Matucana street and end at Estación Central (train station).

Panel Local activisms for a global change. This panel proposes to discuss three experiences that emerged in Latin America that have shaken paradigms in recent years in different contexts.

When. January 17, 11:00 a.m.

Where. Conference room, Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center. Alameda 227. Universidad Católica Station. Line 1 Santiago Metro

Panel “50 years after the coup”. It is a panel that seeks to give an updated look at the 50 years of the Coup from two milestones that connect in the period: the Constitution of 80 ‘and the cultural interpretation of the recent results of the October 2022 Plebiscite.

When. January 19. 12:30 p.m.

Where. Conference room, Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center. Alameda 227. Universidad Católica Station. Line 1 Santiago Metro

Lead in America. Meeting, during which, directors who participate in Teatro a Mil will discuss their methodologies, research and tours in a continent that abounds in scenic proposals.

When. January 20, 10:00 a.m.

Where. Conference room, Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center. Alameda 227. Universidad Católica Station. Line 1 Santiago Metro

Carillon. The flight of time. An acrobatic and aerial show, with spectacular special effects and dizzying leaps into the void, invites the public to immerse themselves in a colorful dream journey.

When. January 21 and 22, 9:30 p.m.

Where. O’Higgins Park