Born in Montilla, Córdoba, since 1992 began to combine his work as an actor with television screenwriting ("Farmacia de Guardia", "Pepa y Pepe", "Colegio Mayor", "Más que amigos", "Manos a la obra" " Ellas son así"," A las once en casa" or " Adolfo Suarez, El Presidente") film (" El calentito”," Retorno a Hansala”, " Bon appétit ") and as playwright.
His first text, "Esta noche no estoy para nadie", was released in 1997. Since then he has released his works in Spain: "10", “¿Dónde se esconden los sueños? "," Las heridas del viento","Humo", "Arizona"," Tres", "100m2 ", "Concha-Yo lo que quiero es bailar", “El manual de la buena esposa”, "Tamaño Familiar", "El príncipe de Maquiavelo", "Iba en serio", “La correspondencia personal de Federico García Lorca” or “Sensible” and his versions of “Special Occasions” by Bernard Slade ("Ocasiones especiales"), “ One for the road” by Willy Russell ("Al final de la carretera") and "Windermere Club" based on Wilde’s “Lady Windermere’s fan” .
He has also premiered his works in Peru, Chile, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Costa Rica, República Dominicana, Cuba, Mexico, Uruguay, Argentina, the USA, Australia, Slovenia, Greece, Italy, Germany and The United Kingdom.
As a theatre director has been staging in Spain his own plays "Humo," "Arizona", "Tres", "100m2", "Esta noche no estoy para nadie, el musical", "Las heridas del viento", "El príncipe de Maquiavelo”, "Iba en serio", “La correspondencia personal de Federico García Lorca” and “Sensible”. He also has directed works of another authors as "El pez gordo" by Roger Rueff; “Races” and "Muñeca de porcelana" by David Mamet; “Specials Ocasions” by Bernard Slade; "La monja alférez" by Domingo Miras; "Miguel de Molina al desnudo" by Ángel Ruiz; "El secreto de Puente Viejo" and "Páncreas" by Patxo Tellería. Abroad, he has directed “100m2-El inconveniente” in Santiago de Chile (2011) and “Specials Ocasions” in Miami (2011).
He has directed and written shows for the Awards for Young Artists in the Community of Madrid, for Buero Theatre Awards, the Málaga Film Festival 2010 and the Max Theatre Awards 2011.
Among other awards won the HERMANOS MACHADO DE SEVILLA 2000 for "Las heridas del viento, ALCORCON CITY AWARD 1998 for "Esta noche no estoy para nadie, CHILDREN'S THEATRE AWARD OF THE SCHOOL OF THEATRE OF NAVARRA 2004 for "¿Dónde se esconden los sueños?”, ANIMASUR THEATRE AWARD OF SHORT PLAYS 2005 for "Epitafio”, SGAE THEATRE AWARD 2005 for "Humo", RAÚL MORENO FATEX AWARD 2006 and Mention DE LOPE DE VEGA AWARD 2006 for "Arizona " and LOPE DE VEGA AWARD for “Shakespeare nunca estuvo aquí”.
It has been nominated for the 2009 Goya Film Award for best original screenplay for "Retorno a Hansala" and his film "Bon appétit" won the silver Biznaga Best Screenplay at the 2010 Málaga Spanish Film Festival.
The Hispanic Theatre Guild production of "Las heridas del viento", directed by Juan Manuel Cifuentes and starring Marcos Casanova and Humberto Rosenfeld was nominated in five categories in New York ACE Awards 2005. Also in New York, he won the HOLA award 2011 as best director for “Races”.
In 2010 he won the H.O.L.A in New York as best director for “El pez gordo” and in 2011 he was nominated to the A.C.E. award in New York for “El pez gordo”.
ESTA NOCHE NO ESTOY PARA NADIE
Ciudad de Alcorcón Theatre Award 1997
2 male characters and 2 female characters.
A mother and her daughter, both divorced at the same time and short of money, are forced to share a small apartment. They clash all the time due to their opposing characters, and especially over a long night in which their former husbands decide to make an unwelcome visit.
PREMIERE: Spain (1997) Director: Joaquín Vida. Cast: Esperanza Roy, Nicolás Dueñas, Martí Peraferrer and Lucía Bravo
Peru (1998). Director: Leonardo Torres. Cast: Lola Vilar, Fiorella Rodríguez, Jorge López Cano and José Luis Ruiz.
Dominican Republic (2009 and 2012) Director: Salvador Pérez Martínez. Cast: Edith Mauricio, Dolly Martínez, Ángel Pérez and Rancés Richarson.
Puerto Rico (2009) Director: Pedro Rodiz. Cast: René Monclova, Ineabelle Colón, Karen Olivera and Jorge Morales.
4 male characters and 2 female characters.
He doesn’t know what to do with his life, despite accumulating success, money and recognition. He is a trapped man, unable to make decisions that make him regain control of his happiness. He prefers to blame those around him for his problems rather than accept his own fears. But he will have to face the change when events do not leave him any other choice.
PREMIERE: Spain (2002) Director: Tamzin Townsend. Cast: Juan Luis Galiardo, José Luis Torrijo, María Elías, Borja Elgea, Pedro Miguel Martínez and Patricia Ércole
USA (2006) Director: Marcos Casanova. Cast: Marcos Casanova, Humberto Rossenfeld, Lucy García, Ariel Texidó, Rodolfo Valdés Sigler and Michell Jones.