Daniel Orrantia

Daniel’s practice pushes the boundaries between improvisation and physical theatre, bringing elements of clowning, mime, comics and painting as tools for expression and storytelling. He has been designing workshops and directing shows for different groups and festivals around the world.

As a performer, Daniel has toured the world with Speechless an improvised show without words. He founded and currently runs a company called PICNIC, specialized in creating devised work, collaborating with different artists who bring inspiration from diverse areas. Together with this team he founded and directs the MonkeyFest – an anual impro theater festival that happens in Colombia since 2011.