Escritor de mas de 15 obras de teatro para niños y jóvenes en México, su trabajo parte del entornos complicados de sobrevivencia de los jóvenes. Tiene varios premios nacionales e internacionales. Sus obras se presentan constantemente en México y el mundoRead More
Amaranta Leyva was born in Mexico in 1973. She is an actor, puppeteer and playwright. Puppet theatre has been her means of expression, in particular, writing and directing for children’s audiences. In her own words: “to explore a child’s world allows me to find my most hidden, profound and intense emotions of being human.”
She comes from a theatre family and has been exposed to puppetry from a very early age. Her early relationship with the puppetry world inspired her to explore and develop this art form. Since then, puppets of all styles have influenced her life and writing. She has become a leading playwright in Mexico, writing for children’s theatre and puppet theatre. Her stories speak of children and their dreams, desires, fears and happiness.