Born in Cordoba in 1964.
He graduated in law from the Universidad de Sevilla in 1988. It can be said
that his drama education was essentially a practical one: first as a co-director
and playwright in the El Traje de Artaud company, then working as an assistant
director and playwright with some directors such as Alfonso Zurro, Jesús Cracio
and many others. In 1995, he set up a drama course at the Royal Court Theatre
of London. During the academic year 1998-99 he lived in Rome, at the Academia
de España, where he wrote the novel Nata soy.
He is the author of the
following plays: La
oreja izquierda de Van Gogh (1991), Agujeros (1992), Los borrachos [The
(1993), Pasos (1995), Los enfermos (1996), Grande como una tumba (1999) and Caos
As a novelist he
historia de la inmortalidad (1996), Una buena idea (1998), Â¿Quién se ha meado en mi
(1999) and Nata
His works have been translated
into English, French, Italian, Catalan and Arabic.
He received several
de Bradomín 1991, Tirso de Molina 1993, Born de Teatre 1996, Ercilla 1996,
Palencia 1996 and Caja de España de Teatro Breve 2000.
His plays are performed
in Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina and France.