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Bárbara Colio

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Bárbara Colio (born 1969) is a Mexican playwright and actress.[1] She was born in Mexicali in Baja California. She studied engineering at UABC where she also started her theatrical career, first appearing as an actress in 1988.

She has written more than a dozen plays, including La boca de lobo, Pequeñas certezas, Usted está aquí, El día más violento, Ventana Amarilla, and Cuerdas. La boca de lobo was produced at the Festival Cervantino in Guanajuato in 2004. Pequenas certezas won the Maria Teresa Leon International Prize, making her the first Mexican writer to win this honour. Pequenas certezas was produced in Mexico City in 2007 and was also performed in English at the Royal Court Theatre in London in 2006. The translation titled Little Certainties was done by William Gregory. In 2012, the Austin Latino Theatre Alliance produced her play Cuerdas.[2]

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