Gaston Core

Choreographer, theatre maker, curator, and artistic director.

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Born in Buenos Aires, Gaston Core trained as a performer and studied audiovisual communication at the University of Buenos Aires. He has lived in Europe since 2010 and obtained a degree in Stage Direction and Dramaturgy at the Barcelona Theatre Institute. He has worked with European film projects and in the area of cultural management. In 2012, he initiated the Sala Hiroshima theatre in Barcelona, and was its director until it closed in 2021.

Gastón Core has been director of the Centre d’Arts Escèniques (Centre of Dramatic Arts) in Terrassa and has curated a range of projects. He works in initiatives that aim to showcase the most innovative trends in the contemporary international scene. As a choreographer he has directed the composition Díptic del desert (The Desert Dyptich), which consists of a soloist piece called The Very Last Northern White Rhino and a group piece titled Chorus. In the 12th Kosmopolis Festival he will be presenting Abans que caigui la nit (Before Nightfall), a show that includes rappers from different regions singing their versions of the Iliad, now performed as a rap battle.

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